Our videos help poets to share their poems, better and among more people. SM
For more info, contact Frank Sisco at 914.381.3737 or
email to firstname.lastname@example.org
VideosOfPoets.com is a marketing organization and is not a traditional publishing or agency company and does not make any representations of value or benefits. VideosOfPoets.com is a division of FutureDollars.com Corporaton, an advertising and communications firm. . Processes and methods represent intellectual property owned by Frank Sisco. Copies of any information on this website requires the advance written consent of Frank Sisco. All photos and videos, including audio, taken by Frank Sisco are protected by copyright. Poems are the property of the poets. Copyright 2004 - 2005 Frank Sisco.
How we work.
Misc. $6.99 booklet for poets Other Copyright 2005 Frank Sisco (VideosOfPoets.com is a division of FutureDollars.com Corporation, an advertising and communications firm.)
(The Depression years through the lens of Walker Evans)" by Charlotte Walsh (of North White Plains, NY). Copyright 2005 Charlotte Walsh
Poetry Caravan Gala Event at Greenburgh Town Hall, launching anthology "en(compasse)" - 3/13/2005
Video of Charlotte reading her poem Video taken by Frank Sisco at Greenburgh Town Hall on 3/13/2005 Copyright 2005 Frank Sisco
Text of poem
The day, folded into shadow.
The self, swallowed in dryness,
decaying wooden planks and walls,
unpaned windows, unhinged doors.
The earth, burned, turned to sand.
Your blue jeans worn as working clothes,
no fashion, your children's bare feet
walk the barren fields in hunger.
Your stare distant, empty stomached
waiting for a war to come three years
down the road, to grow the cotton,
sow the corn. Three years down the road
boys will leave the porch in uniform.
You hold your hands in resignation.
Shadows fill the house, darkness of the
hunger years in your daughter's eyes.
Your life, flattened in two
dimension, black and white,
hung on museum walls.
The scene bares no relation to
images upon the silver screen,
no dancing feet, no frilly furs
no happy ending.
Notice! If you cannot see the above videos, you either (a) need to download Quicktime (free from Apple Computer). You will love it.! Click here to get the fast and free Quicktime download. or (b) need to get a fast connection (e.g. cable modem, DSL, T1 line etc. Call Frank if you have any problems.
If you're a"viewer"
You can browse many poets and select the poets you want to engage or poems you want to "buy."
#1. Download Quicktime free and fast if you don't already have it! Just click here.
#2. Search by poet or poet association by clicking a button at the left. (Click through to a PoemVideo Page to see a video of the poet and the text of the poem.)
#3. Call Frank at 914.381.3737 if you want to:
a. Get in touch with the poet. Publishers and agents are welcomed!
b. Purchase a DVD of the video performance of the poem for $6 charge with $4 to the poet and $2 to VideosOfPoets.com to cover expenses).
c. Purchase multiple copies of the poem (Price to be determined by poet who owns the poem and has it protected by copyright). (The first copy of a poem can be printed free because of advance permission of the poet.)
If you are a poet (and want to become a member of VideosOfPoets.com). You can get the soul of your poem across to many people by letting us videotape you and include the video on this website. No upfront cost to you!
Browse several of the video performances by poets on this website and then consider joining the other poets. We can take a video of you reading your poem, along with text of the poem. There is no upfront cost to you or any other fee. The fastest way to get started is to call Frank at 914.381.3737, or email him at email@example.com your poem (with copyright notice), your name, address, phone numbers, how long you have been a poet, birthdate, places published, the types of writings (e.g. essays, poems, novels, etc.), and a 100-word or less explanation of how you usually get inspired and your writing process.
Option for poets - We do offer you the option of allowing us to find a publisher, agent or other buyer for you, in return for a percentage commission of monies you receive as a direct result of our actions. Contact us to find out more about this option.
Copyright 2004-5 Frank Sisco
poetry, poem, poems, poet, poets, poetry event, video of poet, video of poem, videos of poets, videos of poems, video of poetry, videos of poetry, cash, money, commissionn, royalities, writings, writing