PoemCity 2014 Montpelier Poems and Locations

Poems below are listed in general walking order.

at GMTA bus stops in Montpelier

  •          “What Is Going to Happen to Me?,” David Budbill
  •          “Crossing Long Island Sound,” Buzz Surwilo
  •          “Anonymous Grandfather,” Madeleine Boyce
  •          “The Runway,” Nicola Morris
  •          “The Solitary Traveler,” Katina Cummings
  •          “From This High Up in the Cirrus,” Mary Elder Jacobsen
  •          “Interstate 89, Early September,” Roberta Harold
  •          “All at the Same Time,” Hatsy McGraw
  •          “Geography,” Ken Hebson
  •          “Essential Tremor,” Cleopatra Mathis
  •          “On the Back of Pegasus,” Jo Chickering
  •          “Driving into the Sunset,” Geof Hewitt
  •          “Ode to a Crossing Guard, or, Why was the kid not chicken to cross the road?,” David Fried

 These poems are inside the library and posted throughout. Come by during library hours.

Kellogg-Hubbard Library | 135 Main Street

  •          “The Afterlife,” Ben Ellingson and acutecadaver.com
  •          “Untitled,” Brennan Douglas Degen
  •          “The Best Poem,” E.F. Schraeder
  •          “Because,” J. (Joanne) Szwed
  •          “Reading the Aeneid,” Jonathan L Williams Jr.
  •          “The Poet,” Kim Ward
  •          “Father and Son,” JD Fox
  •          “The Man I Used to Be,” Luke Burton
  •          “Loon Lesson,” Julie Hand
  •          “Ghastly Presence,” Eileen “Eli” Strickland-Holtham
  •          “Up on the Roof of the Library Hotel,” Gretchen Stahl
  •          “Bowling,” Phyllis Rachel Larrabee
  •          “The Cow and the Horse Get Ice Cream,” Jean Dickinson
  •          “The Cow and the Horse Get Seat-belts,” Jean Dickinson
  •          “The Cow and the Horse Go to the Library,” Jean Dickinson
  •          “The Buttons from my Father’s Shirts,” Carol Johnson Collins
  •          “Untitled,” EM Janson
  •          “The Places we Visit,” Shawn Trader
  •          “Renewal,” Susan Atwood-Stone
  •          “June, with Birds,” Sydney Lea
  •          “Hunting in the Northeast Kingdom,” Mary Murphy
  •          “To Our Vermont Father On His Early Winter Birthday,” Leland Kinsey
  •          “Pattern Language in Cedar Smoke,” Duffy Gardner
  •          “Crossing Long Island Sound,” Buzz Surwilo
  •          “Slipping Away,” Yvonne Straus
  •          “Winter’s Teeth”, Laurie Bailey, Barre

 The Manghis’ Bread | 28 School Street

  •          “I Make Hot Cereal On A Morning In Late March,” Ralph Culver

 Yankee Spirits | 126 Main Street

  •          “One,” Jesse LoVasco

 NECI on Main | 118 Main Street

  •          “Trudging,” Morgan Brown

 Ly Ly Nails | 114 Main Street

  •          “Haikus,” Julie Hand

 The Knitting Studio | 112 Main Street

  •          “The Blanket,” Margaret Lee Ferry

 Antiques on Main | 110 Main Street

  •          “Softening Into Humility,” Gail Grycel

 Three Penny Taproom | 108 Main Street

  •          “Bar Scene,” Kate Fetherston

 Rivendell Books | 100 Main Street

  •          “Ode to Hester Prynne,” Elayne Clift
  •          “The Property of Inequality,” Sean Prentiss

 TD Bank | 90 Main Street

  •          “Abandoned,” Alice Wolf Gilborn
  •          “Four Twenty,” Charleigh Robillard
  •          “Conversation,” Frieda Feldman
  •          “Bedazzled,” Robert Barasch
  •          “On the Day We Move to the Cove,” Sarah Eve Hingston
  •          “Therapeutic,” Justin Sargent
  •          “Awaiting Sunrise,” Sally Daab Armstrong

 The Skinny Pancake | 89 Main Street

  •          “Venus, Jupiter and a Laptop,” George Longenecker

 Artisans Hand Craft Gallery | 89 Main Street

  •          “She Walked in Music,” Maxine Leary
  •          “One Day,” Jody Gladding

 La Brioche | 89 Main Street

  •          “Bakers and Poets,” Phyllis Beck Katz

 ORCA Media | 89 Main Street

  •          “The Order of Things,” Jock Cochran
  •          “The Well,” Rick DeAngelis
  •          “The Pastor,” Sydney Lea
  •          “Pine Grosbeaks,” David Budbill

 Vermont Center for Independent Living | 11 East State Street

  •          Norwich University student poems

 Downstairs Video | 7 East State Street

  •          “Poem for Virginia,” Gina Logan
  •          “Oh, you’re her sister,” Anne-Marie Elizabeth Mattogno

 Coffee Corner | 83 Main Street

  •          “The Wash, “Carol Cone
  •          “Requiems Never Die,” Peter Buknatski
  •          “Parade,” Mary L. Collins

 Heney Realtors | 81 Main Street

  •          “My Personal Town,” JD Fox

 Zutano | 79 Main Street

  •          “First Word,” Alice Christian
  •          “Inscribed On A Wall at Summit-Top Temple,” David Hinton
  •          “If I Lived in a Perfect Town,” David Fried

 Bear Pond Books | 77 Main Street

  •          “Political Discourse, Full Circle,” Andrew Christiansen
  •          “Thanks, Billy Collins,” Jo Chickering
  •          “Of Making Books,” Michael Fleming
  •          “Copper,” Susan Wilkie
  •          “Elegy,” Gina Logan
  •          “Lawn Furniture,” Jody Gladding

 No. 9 Boutique | 75 Main Street

  •          “In the Garage,” Cynthia Tumlin
  •          “Walking,” Sherry Olson
  •          “Gathering,” Leland Kinsey

 Guitar Sam | 71 Main Street

  •          “Change,” John Drake

 Montpelier Pharmacy | 69 Main Street

  •          “If the Eye Were an Animal,” Florence Fogelin
  •          “Orphan,” Neville Berle

 Athena’s Boutique | 65 Main Street

  •          “The Bittering of August,” Cherie Staples
  •          “Blind Lemon Something,” Ryan Walsh
  •          “The Constellations of Slate Belt, Pennsylvania,” Sean Prentiss
  •          “Tete-a-Tete,” Andrea Gould

 Capitol Stationers | 65 Main Street

  •          “June,” Bob Messing
  •          “Untitled,” Akashdeep Kaushal
  •          “Ultimate Loss,” Garet Allen-Malley
  •          “Dead People’s Possessions,” Simon Walsh
  •          “Suitcase,” Whit Dall
  •          “An Ode to Montpelier,” Jackson Markow

 Fire Department | 61 Main Street

  •          “Among the Stars, Now,” Carol Johnson Collins
  •          “Hand in Hand,” Alice Wolf Gilborn
  •          “Five O’Clock in the Afternoon,” Carol Cone

 City Hall | 39 Main Street

  •          “August,” Geof Hewitt
  •          “Map,” Sb Sowbel
  •          “Quicksilver Spring,” Sydney Lea

 Police Department | 1 Pitkin Court

  •          “Wayside,” Pamela Ahlen

 First in Fitness | 1 Blanchard Court

  •          “Tankas on Walking,” Harris Webster

 Rite Aid | 29–31 Main Street

  •          Newton Baker and River Rock School group display

 Aartistic Ink | 11 Main Street

  •          “10/31,” Mimi Ewald

 Vintage Trailer Supply | 34 Barre Street

  •          “Midwinter Rain,” Michael Fleming
  •          “Empty Nest,” Michiko Oishi
  •          “Magic’s Dance,” Cherie Staples
  •          “A Blade of Grass,” Sherry Olson
  •          “The Tuber’s Lament,” BH Lovekey
  •          “A Moment in Time,” J. (Joanne) Szwed

 Montpelier Senior Activity Center | 58 Barre Street

  •          “Argument and Bach,” Deborah Naomi Black

 Jan’s Beauty Boutique | 78 Barre Street

  •          “Spring,” Mianda Wood
  •          “Untitled,” George Lisi

 Hunger Mountain Coop | 623 Stone Cutters Way

  •          Lené Gary poem collection in café

Sign Design | 37 Barre Street

  •          “One Pose,” Victoria Pearson
  •          “Ecstasy,” Kenric A. Kite

 Guy’s Farm and Yard | 19 Barre Street

  •          “Gardening,” Andrea Gould

 Minuteman Press | 7 Main Street

  •          “Anonymous Grandfather,” Madeleine Boyce

 Shaw’s Supermarket | 2 Main Street

  •          “Naked Shadow,” Anne-Marie Elizabeth Mattogno
  •          “Sunday, 4:00 pm In The Woods,” Ceres K. Porter
  •          “Where Your Feet Have Been,” Madeleine Boyce
  •          “Literature,” Lucy Wood
  •          “On Residue,” Ruby LaBrusciano-Carris
  •          “The synth,” Andrew Riley

 The Drawing Board | 22 Main Street

  •          “Gentle Shape of My Country,” Michiko Oishi
  •          “Northeast Kingdom Wind Song,” David Dillon *winner of the 2014 Vermont Poetry Broadsides Contest

Savoy Theater | 26 Main Street

  •          “the streets of Anse-a-Pitre,” Nick Dentico

 Bagitos Café | 28 Main Street

  •          Poems by Young Writer’s Project members

 Capitol Copy | 32 Main Street

  •          “Consolation,” Hatsy McGraw
  •          “Dying Queen Anne’s Lace,” Pamela Ahlen

 Petals and Things | 36 Main Street

  •          “Just Because,” Cora Brooks
  •          “May Morning,” Joan Tyler Sargent
  •          “Box Elder Bug,” Somara Zwick-Madalinski
  •          “The Tree of Life,” Eleanor Kokar Ott

 Montpelier Village Pizza |54 Main Street

  •          “Late October,” Roberta A. Harold
  •          “Butter and Sugar,” Victoria Pearson
  •          “The Buddha Dog,” Charles Barasch
  •          “Renewal,” Susan Atwood-Stone
  •          “Single Stone,” Leland Kinsey

 Splash Naturals | 68 Main Street

  •          “I Asked My Heart,” Amy Slow
  •          “First Flush,” Lisa Masé

 The Mad Taco | 72 Main Street

  •          “Autumn Tomatillos,” Joanne Vyce

 Katie’s Jewels | 4 State Street

  •          “An essay on time managment,” Judith Chalmer
  •          “Untitled,” Anne Watson

 Uncle Mike’s | 8 State Street

  •          “Forces,” Katina Cummings
  •          “From This High Up in the Cirrus,” Mary Elder Jacobsen

 Botanica Florals | 10 State Street

  •          “My Garden Versus Verses,” Ann B. Day
  •          “Ash,” Janet Pocorobba

 Pinky’s on State | 14 State Street

  •          “Spring,” Lucy Wood
  •          “High above the mountain tops,” Mianda Wood

 Capital Kitchen | 18 State Street

  •          “Cooking,” Diane Swan

 Positive Pie | 22 State Street

  •          “Great Big Grin,” Ira Powsner
  •          “One-Upping,” Rick Eschholz
  •          “My Expression,” Samuel Parker
  •          “Emily,” J.M. Powell

 Woodbury Mountain Toys | 24 State Street          

  •          “Dual Heros,” Deborah Johnson-Surwillo

 Subway | 28 State Street

  •          “Moonshine,” Phyllis Rachel Larrabee
  •          “The Photograph,” Ellen Bryant Voigt

 Cocoa Bean | 30 State Street

  •          “goethe’s childhood prayers,” Richard Barr

 Chill | 32 State Street

  •          “Solstice Snow,” Alicia Hingston
  •          “Gelato,” Anonymous

 Salaam Boutique | 40 State Street

  •          “Trying to Leave the Modernist Myth Behind,” Cara Armstrong
  •          “Ordination Day,” Ken Hebson

 The Book Garden | 50 State Street

  •          “Crosswords,” Jack Gundy
  •          “Curtis Pond,” Phil Keller

 Vermont Trading Company | 50 State Street

  •          “Vermont Moment,” Michelle A.L. Singer

 Julio’s Cantina | 54 State Street

  •          “The Doubt House,” April Ossmann
  •          “A Prayer for Christopher,” Samantha Kolber
  •          “This Simple Fact of Life is Hard to Comprehend,” David Budbill

 Capitol Plaza | 100 State Street

  •          “At Night When the Table Remembers,” Nicola Morris

 People’s United Bank | 112 State Street

  •          “Better with Age,” Jean E Henry
  •          “Untitled,” Stephen F Minkin
  •          “Uncovered,” Dian Parker
  •          “Only Listen,” Kate Mueller

 Capital Region Visitor’s Center | 134 State Street

  •          “Saks Fifth Ave,” Tony Magistrale
  •          “Barre, Passing Through,” Shawn Trader
  •          “Hands & Fingers,” Sean Prentiss

 Vermont Arts Council | 136 State Street

  •          “Starlight,” Jack Gierzynski
  •          “The darkest moment,” Susan Atwood-Stone
  •          “Winter Nesting,” Michiko Oishi

 Vermont History Museum | 109 State Street

  •          19th Century broadsides

 Inspired Creations | 97 State Street

  •          “Mah toh,” Nancy L. Scarcello

 Community National Bank | 95 State Street

  •          Rumney School 3rd- and 4th-grade display

 Asiana House | 43 State Street

  •          “Gulf,” Phayvanh Luekhamhan

 Capitol Grounds | 27 State Street

  •          “now,” Craig Line
  •          “For Olga,” Shelagh C. Shapiro
  •          “Lamoille River at Ithiel Falls,” Tamara J. Higgins
  •          “Cigarettes and Sweet Pea Perfume,” Ceres K. Porter

 Incognito Salon | 27 State Street

  •          “Osprey,” George Mathon

 Alla Vita | 27 State Street

  •          “Waiting for the Dawn,” David Budbill

 17 State Street

  •          “Hrimwind,” BH Lovekey
  •          “To an Unborn Son,” Kris Underwood

 Delish | 5 State Street

  •          “Cartwheels,” Rick Agran

 Buch Spieler | 27 Langdon Street

  •          “The Jolting Cruel,” Chris Racanelli

 The Get Up | 27 Langdon Street

  •          “Middle Age,” Jill Pralle

 Onion River Sports | 20 Langdon Street

  •          “Blessing,” Susan K Bauchner
  •          “The Joy of Skiing,” Lowell VanDerlip

 Global Gifts | 9 Langdon Street

  •          “9th Street,” Deborah Johnson-Surwilo

Onion River Kids | 7 Langdon Street

  •          “The Quarry,” Rayna Yahm-Halberg
  •          “Winter-Spring,” Samuel Skolnik
  •          “I’ve seen two camels,” Ruby Bryant
  •          “Turtle and Rabbit,” Ruby Singer
  •          “Life,” Ruby Singer
  •          “Mirror,” Ruby Singer
  •          “Delicate and Strong,” Ruby Singer
  •          “Peace on Earth,” Cady Burgess

 The Shoe Horn | 8 Langdon Street

  •          “Happy New Year,” Carla Occaso
  •          “A DANCE with TREES,” Lois P Liggett
  •          “More Than,” Rebecca Yahm

 Sweet Melissa’s | 4 Langdon Street

  •          “Sky to Water,” MaryLiz Riddle
  •          “Tankas,” Steven M Pappas

 Cheshire Cat | 28 Elm Street

  •          “January,” Eliza Mutino
  •          “Magic,” Alexander Anlyan

 Tulsi Tea Room | 34 Elm Street

  •          “Making Tea,” Michael T. Jermyn
  •          “Killing Frost,” Kate Fetherston

 Stitch in Time | 35 Elm Street

  •          “Seamstress,” Ralph Culver

 Elm Street Barber | 35 Elm Street

  •          “Hunting Season,” Phil Keller

 Yvonne’s Riverside Salon | 37 Elm Street

  •          “The Thistle Sings in October,” Margaret M Blanchard

 Washington County Youth Service Bureau | 38 Elm Street

  •          “Growth takes time,” Alec Shaw
  •          “Money, right?,” Andrew Riley
  •          “Success,” E.F. Schraeder

 That’s Life Soup | 41 Elm Street

  •          “Linger,” Dak Gustal
  •          “Farmhouses, Iowa,” Baron Wormser
  •          “The Leap,” Susan Reid
  •          “The Table,” Lowell J VanDerlip

 Uncommon Market | 1 School Street

  •          “The Berry Patch,” Ann B. Day
  •          “The Red Window,” Deborah Naomi Black
  •          “He Has a Whey with Curds,” Kenric A. Kite
  •          “Dessert,” Charles Hoffman

 Birchgrove Baking | 279 Elm Street

  •          “Their Fall Migration Begins,” David Budbill

 

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