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Georgian Haiku Poet: What's behind the scenes

Started by AlanSummers, January 29, 2013, 10:53:19 AM

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I'm one of those poets (and as a haiku poet) who often gets filmed, or regularly does performances, not just a reading.   I see haiku as transmedia which I promoted when I ran Naked Haijin Productions back in the early 2000s before I founded With Words.

I just thought I'd share this image of what's behind the scenes:

Learning my lines:

The live reading, streamed to America and Europe:

What's actually behind the scenes:


So when you see my presentation of Amazement of the Ordinary: Life through a haiku lens, there's a lot more going on then some of you would guess:

I'm a communicator because haiku poetry opens up vistas for people for all different reasons, be it self-belief, literacy, or enjoying a fine literature that can enrapture you, and continue to be a healthy challenge, for the rest of a person's life.


Alan Summers,
founder, Call of the Page


It looks like you had fun, Alan! Love the costume!

Thank you for sharing the pictures. :):)

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