Poet: Henry Stead

Another Slow Day by Henry Stead

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London-based poet, translator and classicist Henry Stead supplied the words and voice for this videopoem by Swoon, who has blogged some process notes:

To go with the almost languid reading I wanted images that expressed some kind of restlessness, boredom and even sulk. Once I had those, the video practically made itself…

They met for a live performance (Stead reading while the film was projected) last week at the London Poetry Systems 5th anniversary celebration.