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Nic Sebastian hails from Arlington, Virginia and travels widely. Her work has appeared in Valparaiso Poetry Review, Anti-, MiPOesias, Salt River Review, Mannequin Envy, Avatar Review and elsewhere. Nic blogs at Very Like A Whale. She is building an audio anthology of her readings of contemporary poetry at Whale Sound and is the founder of Voice Alpha, a group blog focused on the art of reading poetry aloud for an audience.


In poetry videos based on page poems, the most frequently used vehicle for the poem’s words is voice. Less frequently, but not unusually, text alone is the word vehicle. Sometimes, film-makers use voice and text simultaneously, reproducing the words of the poem in duplicate, as it were – with voice and text narrating the poem in unison.


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Well, call me a Philistine but I found this disappointing. I liked the concept – weaving the story and characters of The Odyssey into the story of a deteriorated contemporary marriage – but never felt sucked in by the treatment.

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Rose Hunter’s bristling travelogue is a delight. Her poems are dynamic, authentic vignettes that contain elements of cinema, still photography and stage. Her selection of vivid detail is unerring, her ear for dialogue impeccable – in just a few deft ...more
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Earlier this year I read a poem on Whale Sound called Book of Gaigemon III by Shannon Elizabeth Hardwick. I asked her 'Who is Gaigemon?' She said, "Gaigemon is a dark force. The Book of Gaigemon is a series. Sort of in chapters. Like a gospel." I lik ...more
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" Oh yes! 'Djinn' is also a favorite and those Saj are lovely, lovely, lovely. Thanks for posting the links, Ren - I stand corrected! Best, Nic "
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