Posts tagged ‘poet’

June 4, 2014

Interview with Author Lisa Allen-Agostini

Aired June 3, 2014 on ieTv, Trinidad

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June 28, 2012

Mindwalk. A Film that is Dear to My Heart

This is a hugely important film to me and I am so happy it is available in full on YouTube. A film that every thinking person should see. From humanity to particle physics in one film – and Liv Ullmann.

December 9, 2011

Leaves of Grass – Walt Whitman

Found these lovely excerpts from an American Experience documentary  about the fascinating and groundbreaking poet Walt Whitman  and ( to me) one of the greatest poetical works of the 19th century. What an amazing character he was.

Part 2

 

If you would like to watch the entire documentary, albeit with Spanish subtitles, look no further:

 

 

 

November 11, 2010

Inspiring and disturbing all at once.

So a Twitter friend pointed me to this interesting video of a young poet discussing  being young, black and gay which, in itself,  is an interesting viewpoint to hear. I am sure it is the sort of thing that would make a lot of people stop and think and might even inspire other young, black LGBT people.  This is the video:

What I find disturbing is the horrifying hatred and ignorance in most of the comments on the original site that I viewed the video on. If you have the stomach for it and better blood pressure control than me you can view them here. Simply sickening.