The Language by Robert Creeley

Poet: | Nationality: | Filmmaker:

Animation by Chad Edwards of a poem by Robert Creeley.

I Don’t Fix a Word by Donna Kuhn

Poet: | Nationality: | Filmmaker:

Experimental video poem by Donna Kuhn — “an exploration of grief, a tribute to a friend who is gone.”

Facing It by Yusef Komunyakaa

Poet: | Nationality: | Filmmaker:

http://youtu.be/IaeNQC7PWK4

Poem by Yusef Komunyakaa

Read by Michael Lythgoe for the Favorite Poem Project

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

Poet: | Nationality: | Filmmaker:

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

Poet: | Nationality: | Filmmaker:

Poem by William Shakespeare

Film by Dave McKean

Hat-tip: Dr. Omed

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

Poet: | Nationality: | Filmmaker:

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

Poet: | Nationality: | Filmmaker:

http://youtu.be/gCcLRx6gOsw

Poem and reading by Kay Ryan

Animation by Kristin Vogel