The Artful Blend

I love art & word collaborations. And I'm loving the rise of animated poetry. Lately, I'm drawn to the beautiful blends at Motion Poems.

In 2008, an artist hears a poem and wants to share it with others. The artist, Angella Kassube, and the poet, Todd Boss, pool their talents and create short films involving poets, animators, illustrators and musicians. Here's a taste: 


This poem and more can be read, viewed and savored at

Want even more? The Poetry Foundation, a pioneer in animated poetry, now has a YouTube Channel for its Poetry Everywhere video project. Immerse yourself here.