Don’t Be Flip

Todd Boss’s flippant poem about the frangibility of our lives gets equally flippant treatment from Angella Kassube.

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Wanting Sumptuous Heavens

Angella Kassube, who might have contented herself with Robert Bly’s words alone, wants more from his poem about wanting.

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Suitcase

Can’t hear a voice in this poem? John Eickholt deftly uses only a quiet, intimate music to underscore Jane Hirshfield’s meditation on hearing loss.

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Old Astronauts

Emma Burghardt’s well-paced exploration of the space between Tim Nolan’s lines won her a slot in the Zebra Poetry Film Festival in Berlin.

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The God of Our Farm Had Blades

To bring Todd Boss’s poem about an old windmill to life, Tom Jacobsen manipulated actual photographs of farm buildings taken in northern Minnesota.

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Constellations

Here’s where it all began: Angella Kassube connected her love of poetry to Todd Boss’s poem in 2008, and by 2009 they’d become co-founders of Motionpoems.

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Swimming into Winter

Greg Winter went deep and came up with this fresh take on a poem by Freya Manfred.

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Swimming in the Rain

In the Land of 10,000 Lakes, Greg Winter used an underwater camera to film this poem by Freya Manfred.

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