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P.O.P Video Featuring Iain Haley Pollock

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Rachel Eliza Griffiths


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May 23, 2017

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In this P.O.P video, the poet Iain Haley Pollock reads Lucille Clifton's poem "If Something Should Happen" and his own poem "Chorus of X, The Rescuers' Mark."

Produced by poet and photographer Rachel Eliza Griffiths, P.O.P (“Poets on Poetry”) is a video series featuring contemporary American poets reading both an original poem and a poem by another poet. Each poet then reflects on these poems and answers a question provided by a previous participant in the series. What results is an evolving, multifaceted conversation among poets about the art form. The Academy of American Poets has partnered with Griffiths to release the P.O.P video series on Poets.org, alongside Rachel Eliza Griffiths’s essay on the project: "Poets on Poetry: A Virtual Village of Discovery and Poetics.”

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