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The cast of Wadena-Deer Creek High School's one-act play, "The Humorist of Forest Leaves," are, front row, from left: Taylor Dirks, Marie Hunt, Anissa Mench, Katelyn Windels, Jay Patter-son, AJ Tollefson, Samantha Kirkland, Hope Norenberg, Hope Dumpprope, Beth Schmitz and Alyssa Gilster; back row, from left: Isaac Berger, Jordan Geiser, Aaron Beck, Henry Arrigoni, Mi-chael Small, Beverly Fank, Adam Lev-erson and David Wegscheid. Photo by Dana Pavek, WDC Schools

WDC to present 'The Humorist of Forest Leaves'

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Wadena-Deer Creek High School students will present their one-act play, "The Humorist of Forest Leaves," based on the life of American poet Emily Dickinson, on Jan. 24 in Memorial Auditorium.


According to one-act director Jay Patterson, the play focuses on Dickinson's adult life as a poet during the 1850s-1860s. Dickinson died in 1886 with almost 1,800 poems to her credit. She is considered one of the most esteemed American poets of all time, Patterson said.

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