Poet: Kate Greenstreet

locating faraway objects by Kate Greenstreet

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This was made for The Volta: Medium, a weekly video column that often features poetry. Greenstreet also posted the text to her website.

goodbye. by Kate Greenstreet

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This originally appeared in the online journal Trickhouse, which also printed a transcript.

For more of Kate’s work, visit her website, kickingwind.com.

Cloth by Kate Greenstreet

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This video essay on poetics by Kate Greenstreet is itself very poetic in its use of metaphors, intuitive leaps and interesting visual juxtapositions. It features Carrie Lincourt, and credits Max Greenstreet for “second camera and second opinion.” “Cloth” was produced for Evening Will Come: A Monthly Journal of Poetics (Issue 8: August 2011).

the giant by Kate Greenstreet

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Poet and filmmaker Kate Greenstreet’s most recent book of poems, The Last 4 Things (Ahsahta Press, 2009) included a DVD with two films based on the book’s contents. This is an excerpt from one of them. For more about the book and DVD, including links to reviews and interviews, see her website. Here’s her bio.

The Ballad Form by Kate Greenstreet

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Another great addition to the “author-made video poems” category, originally published in the online journal Dewclaw (along with the text). Kate Greenstreet‘s most recent book of poems, The Last 4 Things from Ahsahta Press, included a DVD with a half-hour of videopoetry.

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Moving Poems is going on hiatus until the third week of May while its proprietor is off traveling. Why not take the opportunity to catch up and view all the videos in the archive?