Words on Fire: Fire Island Wilderness Poetry Slam

Join three teen poets from New York City on an adventure to the wilderness of Fire Island National Seashore. Here, these young city dwellers discover a natural sanctuary sheltered from the fast paced frenzy of urban life. And it’s only a train ride away! As Ramya, Gabe and Sergio explore this coastal wilderness with spoken word poetry, each begins to form a deeper understanding of the personal relationship he/she has to the natural world.

Located on a barrier Island off the south shore of Long Island, Otis Pike Fire Island High Dune Wilderness is one of the closest and most accessible NPS wilderness areas to a major metropolitan center.

Producer & Editor: Erin Finicane | Camera: Erin Finicane & Sarah Gulick



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