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The First Annual Millay-A-Thon

August 27th, 2013 by philhalpern

At Steepletop, the Berkshires home of Edna St. Vincent Millay , the first annual Millay-a-Thon will take place on September 15th. Beginning at 11:00, the  Collected Poems will be read aloud by staff, volunteers, and anyone else who wishes to participate. Starting with Renascence (1912) and ending with her final sonnet, the goal is to […]

Can Poetry Save the Earth?

October 9th, 2009 by philhalpern

Can Poetry Save the Earth?   On Sunday October 18th at 4:00 pm the second program in the Lenox Library’s Distinguished Lecture Series will focus on the question: Can Poetry Save the Earth? Professor John Felstiner author of Can Poetry Save the Earth?: A Field Guide to Nature Poems will argue that as we hover on the environmental point of […]

Poetry Event at Brook Farm Inn this Saturday, May 16

May 14th, 2009 by philhalpern

The public is invited to see and hear Peter Bergman, Director of the Edna St. Vincent Millay Society, this Saturday, 3:00 at Brook Farm Inn.  This celebration of the poet’s life and work, “The Four Seasons of Edna St. Vincent Millay,” will benefit the Millay Society’s restoration of Steepletop, the poet’s home in the Berkshires.  Peter […]

There is poetry here

September 16th, 2008 by philhalpern

Poetry is here at Brook Farm Inn, in Lenox Massachusetts.  We enjoy sharing the many poetry volumes in our library, and showcasing a poem every day for our guests to read.  Here’s a seasonal poem that we like, because it describes the Berkshires! It’s titled “September Hills.” Have you seen the hills in September– The […]

Brook Farm Inn Poet Nominated for Pulitzer Prize!

July 16th, 2008 by philhalpern

We’re delighted and proud to announce that Bob Jacob, former owner with his wife Betty of Brook Farm Inn, has been nominated for a Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. Now a resident of West Hartford, CT, Bob has touched the lives of countless persons with his poetry. His latest book of poetry, “Perspective,” was nominated recently […]

There is poetry here…especially for National Poetry Month

April 25th, 2008 by philhalpern

Lenox Massachusetts: To follow up on yesterday’s blog comments about National Poetry Month, we’d like to quote a poem that was written about Brook Farm Inn by an appreciative guest of our bed and breakfast. It says more about the inn, and our Berkshires ambiance, than we could ever say. BROOK FARM There is poetry […]

Poetry Week in the Berkshires

April 24th, 2008 by philhalpern

There is poetry here…that’s our theme at Brook Farm Inn in Lenox, Massachusetts. We’ve been doing readings and showcasing poems for years, so it’s a special pleasure to announce nearby Pittsfield’s Poetry Week. Events include Poetry As Art at the Ferrin Gallery and readings at Dottie’s Coffee Lounge among others. It’s all part of National […]

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