“Methought I saw my late espoused Saint…” by John Milton

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Sonnet 23 by John Milton

Recited by Ian Richardson, from the 1984 TV series “Six Centuries of Verse,” directed by Richard Mervyn

Shakespeare’s Sonnet 138

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Poem by William Shakespeare

Film by Dave McKean

Hat-tip: Dr. Omed

Triple Sonnet of the Plush Pony Part 3, by Anne Carson

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Poem by Anne Carson, from Possessive Used as Drink (Me), a lecture on pronouns in the form of 15 sonnets

Video by Sadie Wilcox

See “Recipe” for more information on the production.

Shark’s Teeth by Kay Ryan

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http://youtu.be/gCcLRx6gOsw

Poem and reading by Kay Ryan

Animation by Kristin Vogel

Cadáver by Daniel Iván

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Poem and video by Daniel Iván

The Ruin (anonymous Anglo-Saxon)

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Anonymous Anglo-Saxon poem

Film by Stuart Lee (including the reading and translation)

The anachronistic contrast between modern ruins and Anglo Saxon language and costume is extremely effective here. Kudos to Mr. Lee, and I hope more Anglo-Saxon poetry videos are in the offing.

Haiku by Ryôkan

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Video illustration by erikdegroot88 of a haiku by Ryôkan Daigu