Thursday, May 26, 2016

Falling Lessons: Erasure One a poem by Beth Copeland

Beth Copeland wrote an erasure poem from a narrative she composed on her Father's experience with Alzheimer's. The poem was then made into a short poem by Motionpoems and Director Anh Vu.


 

Falling Lessons: Erasure One from Motionpoems on Vimeo.



If you would prefer to listen to the poem with out the enhancements of film and music the poet reads the unaltered version below:



I think my preference is for the unadulterated poem. I tend to think that music and film interferes with the poem or that if it doesn't then the poetry has to lose something to the other elements at play in the creative product.
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