Toronto-based painter and poet Brenda Clews has recently begun to explore videopoetry, with some very interesting results. Concrete or visual poetry often strikes me as more art than poem, but I like what this one says about rain — and about poetry. The words are right at hand, but remain out of reach. (If you have the bandwidth for it, this is available in HD, as well — click through to view it on YouTube.)
Another exciting thing about this production is the double-blind collaborative way it came about, alluded to in the title and explained in the credits at the end:
Brenda created a short film
for unheard music
Gabriel created music
for an unseen film
Gabriel is the avant garde musician Gabriel G, a.k.a. Alphacore.
See Brenda’s lengthy description and analysis of the piece at her blog, Rubies in Crystal.