Posts Tagged ‘poetry’

An Ode To Girls Who Read [VIDEO]

Tuesday, July 10th, 2012

Damn! I couldn’t said it better myself: Give me a girl who reads! Found at YouTube from MarietteGemini.

James Earl Jones Performs Othello At White House

Sunday, May 8th, 2011

Academy Award winning actor James Earl Jones performs from Shakespeares Othello at the White House Evening of Poetry, Music, and the Spoken Word on May 12, 2009. Found at YouTube from whitehouse.

Alice Walker Poetry Reading

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

In October, 2010, Alice Walker joined Googlers in Mountain View for a day of conversation and readings from her latest book of poetry, Hard Times Require Furious Dancing. Found at YouTube from AtGoogleTalks.

Crash! Bang! Wallow?

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

Crash! Bang! Wallow? is the tale of ex-stuntman Larry LeTan and his fight to find a place in modern world. Found at YouTube from nfb.

The Life & Times Of Allen Ginsberg

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

For 25 years, Academy Award-nominated director Jerry Aronson accumulated more than 120 hours of film on Allen Ginsberg, resulting in this comprehensive and invaluable portrait of one of America’s greatest poets, author of HOWL and other ground-breaking poems. Found at Joost.

Billy Collins’ Animated Poetry

Sunday, July 26th, 2009

, former US Poet Laureate and one of America’s best-selling poets, reads his poem “The Dead” with animation by Juan Delcan.

The Dead by Billy Collins

Forgetfulness by Billy Collins