The Art of Poetry Film with Cheryl Gross: “Forgetfulness”

Sometimes I feel guilty writing a good review. I assume my readers prefer to be forewarned concerning a video poem that is sub-par so as not to waste their time. I know I do. There are times when I will forgo watching a film or reading a book that was panned in the media. But when I stumble upon a work that I believe is worth noticing, I can’t help but sing its praises. Such is the case of Forgetfulness> by former U.S. poet laureate Billy Collins. Continue Reading

The Filming of Poetry

Published in Anon Seven, July 2010. Anon is the anonymous submissions magazine, edited by Colin Fraser and Peggy Hughes. The combination of film and poetry is an attractive one. For the poet, perhaps a hope that the filmmaker will bring… Continue Reading