Sunday, June 14, 2009

I'm envisioning a film about "field poetry," like "Indiana Jones" but with more e e cummings. (Sunday's Poem, 21)

Today, a poem like none I've ever seen before.

While looking around for today's entry, I stumbled across this one,

Father Outside
by Nick Flynn:

(Click each picture to read the poem; then click the third one to see the full picture.) (Or click here to see the whole thing full sized.)

Part One:

Part two:

Whole thing:

I've never seen a graphic poem before. I have to say, I like it. The poet, Nick Flynn (his website is here) also wrote a bunch of poems focusing on the life of a blind beekeeper, and he once served as something called a "field poet" on a film set.

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