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Interrogativa

A poem by Argentine writer Julio Cortazar. Filmed in Spanish with English subtitles.

Traveler

A beautiful short poem centered around the metaphor of life as a journey. Written by Spanish poet Antonio Machado. Translated by Dana Gioia.

Sonnet 12

Actor Connor Keene performs Shakespeare's sonnet 12. "When I do count the clock that tells the time..."

Blank Verse Trailer

A trailer of past and upcoming poetry films on Blank Verse Films. 

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Series

Many of our poems share a theme and are part of a larger series. Persure our growing catalogue on the series page. 

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