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All About Poets and Potters with Pied Potter Hamlin

May 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

JEL is pleased to welcome Pied Potter Hamelin back for a pottery demonstration and presentation!

Writers have alluded to clay and the potter at work in numerous poems and stories throughout time. Massachusetts poets, Longfellow, Whitman, Thoreau, and Gibran celebrated the potter in their writings and reflected on the forming of clay as a metaphor for life in many ways. In this one-hour program, Mr. Hamelin demonstrates “throwing” at the pottery wheel while exploring verses and the historical connections of Massachusetts’ potters to these poets.

This program is supported in part by a grant from the Southbridge Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency. 


Jacob Edwards Library
236 Main Street
Southbridge, MA United States
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