A Visual Poem

multimedia |ˈməltiˈmēdēə, ˈməltī-|

(of art, education, etc.) using more than one medium of expression or communication: a multimedia art form.

  • (of computer applications) incorporating audio and video, especially interactively.

the use of a variety of artistic or communicative media.

  • an extension of hypertext allowing the provision of audio and video material cross-referenced to a computer text.
    —Apple Dictionary, version 2.2.1

This film by Bill Newsinger has given me a new perspective on poetry and the power of communication.

What makes you stop and listen to the voice inside of you?


  4 comments for “A Visual Poem

  1. alstacer
    August 31, 2015 at 6:31 AM

    Thanks for sharing


  2. alstacer
    August 31, 2015 at 6:30 AM

    Seeing nature in and around a graveyard at dawn, focusing on movement and stillness, gradually noticing background music that slowly moves to the fore with slight intrusion from beyond the cemetery as the music and the day fade each with moments of brilliance… brilliant


    • August 31, 2015 at 6:48 AM

      Good morning, Al. I, too, was moved when I realized that the music was not an audio track that was layered over the video—it was IN the video.

      Thanks for your comment.


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