Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird

I stumbled upon a digital poem created by Edward Picot, who interprets Wallace Stevens' famous thirteen-part poem, "Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird". It's quite beautiful. Although, similarly to Billy Collins' Action Poetry, I find the animations risk distracting the viewer from the magic of the poems' original lines. Especially when specific moments of abstract beauty are interpreted too literally. Still, Picot's reimagining of Steven's poem is worth checking out.

View Edward Picot's "Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird".

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