Episode 24: Sequences

Episode 24: Sequences.  Illustration from Phenakistoscope – a couple waltzing by Eadweard James Muybridge. English photographer important for his pioneering work in photographic studies of motion and in motion-picture projection.

In this episode, the poetic form of sequences is explored with guest poets Cor van den Heuvel, Emiko Miyashita, and Bruce Kennedy. Featuring Alexis Rotella reading her classic sequence, “After an Affair; also, two new sequences by Cor van den Heuvel, “Scuba Diver” and “Long Stakeout.”

Intro Poem:

Once at Cold Mountain, troubles cease — No more tangled, hung-up mind. I idly scribble poems on the rock cliff, Taking whatever comes, like a drifting boat.
— Han Shan


Music: “Night Falls” written and performed by Frank Piombo