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Subject: English: Poetry

The Poetry Series

The Poetry Series

There is a growing understanding of the many values of poetry, something that can add to our lives in many ways at any age. This series of programs introduces viewers to the joy of poetry and to a number of significant poets. Programs available on 6 or 7 individual DVDs, Digital Streaming Files or Videos; also in a 6-Disc Set. For pricing call in US: 800.876.2447/Intl. 603.434.9262 or e-mail

List of Titles


Kids Poetry

Kids Poetry

Honorable Mention -Columbus IFV Festival
This classic award-winning program presents the excitement on the faces of elementary school children when they are deeply involved in the writing process, and in listening to the work of their friends. You see the joy and hear the laughter, Click for more


Vachel Lindsay: Look Into Your Heart

Vachel Lindsay: Look Into Your Heart

"Highly Recommended. Filmmaker Lucas Persinos, very much like Vachel Lindsay, was ahead of his time, motivated by a desire to cultivate goodness and to fight social injustice and environmental pollution. His well-crafted tribute to Lindsay helps ensure a lasting legacy." -Chip Taylor
Born in Springfield, Click for more


Living Poetry 1: A Year in the Life of a Poem

Living Poetry 1: A Year in the Life of a Poem

Blue Ribbon Winner -AF&V Festival
A classic program that features the late, renowned poet Theodore Weiss, who concentrates on the year-long making of a poem, while reflecting on poetry of William Blake and W.B. Yeats, helping viewers understand the creative Click for more


Living Poetry 2: Yes, With Lemon: Weiss' Poem -

Living Poetry 2: Yes, With Lemon: Weiss' Poem - "Fractions"

Chris Award -Columbus IFB Festival
The sequel to Living Poetry 1, this classic, award-winning program offers another approach to understanding the creative writing process, this time through the deciphering of a "finished" poem. The film dramatizes and documents an analysis Click for more


Kenneth Patchen: An Art of Engagement

Kenneth Patchen: An Art of Engagement

Born in Niles, Ohio, in 1911, Kenneth Patchen kept a diary from the age of twelve, which started him on a life-long pursuit of writing. After marrying the love of his life, Miriam Oikemus, his first book of verse, Before the Brave, was published in 1936; thereafter he published over 40 books of poetry, Click for more


Edmund Skellings 1: Biography (Poet Laureate)

Edmund Skellings 1: Biography (Poet Laureate)

Pulitzer Prize for Poetry: Edmund Skellings
This is a biographical profile of Dr. Edmund Skellings, nationally regarded as a pioneer in the use of electronic technology for the arts, humanities, and education; he was a nominee for the Nobel Prize in Literature and for Click for more


Edmund Skellings 2: SuperPoems

Edmund Skellings 2: SuperPoems

Best Animation Award -Telly Awards
Dr. Edmund Skellings, the Poet Laureate of Florida, a nominee for the Nobel Prize in Literature, and the winner of a Pulitzer Prize in Poetry, has long been regarded as a pioneer in the use of electronic technology for the arts, humanities Click for more


Edmund Skellings 1 & 2: Biography (Poet Laureate) & SuperPoems

Edmund Skellings 1 & 2: Biography (Poet Laureate) & SuperPoems

A combined version of Edmund Skellings 1: Biography and Edmund Skellings 2: SuperPoems, featuring the Poet Laureate of Florida, Edmund Skellings, as described above, is available.
Edmund Skellings 1: Biography (Poet Laureate)
Pulitzer Prize for Poetry: Edmund Skellings
This Click for more





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