Birds & Operas – Collaboration

Poem from I Want to Make You Safe (Litmus Press, 2011)

Featuring (in order of appearance):

Annie Finch
Saeed Jones
Daniel Nester
Patricia Spears Jones
Cole Swensen
R. Erica Doyle
Cate Marvin
Brent Cuningham
Danielle Pafunda
Jamaal May
GC Waldrep
Ryan Doyle May
James Yeh
Matt Hart
E. Tracy Grinnell
Brenda Iijima
Molly Gaudry
Sina Queyras
Mathias Svalina
Matt Yeager
Elisa Gabbert
Vanessa Place
Janaka Stucky
Mike Young
Metta Sama
Lauren Hunter
Jennifer Bartlett
Sommer Browning
Paul Legault
Ana Bozicevic
Amy King
Anna Moschovakis
Justin Marks
Matvei Yankelevich
Sampson Starkweather
Julia Cohen
Paige Taggart
Chris Tonelli
Corina Copp
Eileen Myles
Kazim Ali
Tonya Foster
Giovanni Singleton
Dodie Bellamy
Julie Patton
Treasure Shields Redmond
Alice Quinn
Gloria Frym
Patricia Lockwood
Cheryl Strayed
Joshua Marie Wilkinson
Peter Gizzi & Clay Banes
Kimiko Hahn & Nicole Cooley
Brian Teare
Christopher Salerno
Timothy Yu
Bruce Covey
Agape Redwood
Annie Finch

(c) esque films 2012


As interpreted by Mary Ann Sullivan – Tower Journal

Poem from I Want to Make You Safe (Litmus Press, 2011) /  Originally appeared in HOUSEFIRE – “Denying the Bird Within”


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Amy King is the recipient of the 2015 Winner of the Women’s National Book Association (WNBA) Award. Her latest collection, The Missing Museum, is a winner of the 2015 Tarpaulin Sky Book Prize. She co-edited with Heidi Lynn Staples the anthology Big Energy Poets of the Anthropocene: When Ecopoets Think Climate Change. She also co-edits the anthology series, Bettering American Poetry, and is a professor of creative writing at SUNY Nassau Community College.

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