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A Garden of Poems

Connect to nature with poems inspired by plants and this place.

These poems were produced by local poets, in collaboration with Red Room Poetry as part of our 50th anniversary celebrations.

‘Sun Downs and Seasons’

by Kirli Saunders - award winning writer, artist, educator, NSW Aboriginal Woman of the Year (2020) and a proud Gunai woman with ties to the Yuin, Gundungurra, Gadigal and Biripi people.

> Read the poem: Sun Downs and Seasons

‘Shinrin-yoku Nature Bathing Healing’

by Lillian Rodrigues-Pang - an internationally acclaimed award-winning storyteller.

> Read the poem: Shinrin-yoku Nature Bathing Healing

‘Mosaic of Secrets’

by Dakota Feirer - a talented educator, researcher and writer from Bundjalung-Gumbayngirr, now based in Dharawal and Yuin country.

> Read the poem: Mosaic of Secrets