A Moving Poems movingpoems.com production: a videopoem incorporating two texts, "Ethics of the Mothers" by Rachel Barenblat poetrystorehouse.com/2013/10/13/rachel-barenblat-poems/#mothers
and "Prayer" by January Gill O'Neil poetrystorehouse.com/2014/08/30/january-gill-oneil-poems/#prayer
each read by the author and made available through The Poetry Storehouse.
The music is by Serge Seletskyy, AKA GustoTune on SoundCloud, used in its entirety without alteration: soundcloud.com/serge-seletskyy/groove_in_g_odesa_street_remix
I shot some of this myself and filled it out with free footage from Beachfront B-Roll beachfrontbroll.com/ and Phil Fried Free HD stock footage
(Yes, I really was that close to a mother bear with cubs!)
Rachel Barenblat blogs at The Velveteen Rabbi: velveteenrabbi.blogs.com and January Gill O'Neil at Poet Mom: poetmom.blogspot.com . Both are based in Massachusetts.
Rachel Barenblat is author of several poetry chapbooks as well as 70 faces (Phoenicia 2011) and Waiting to Unfold (Phoenicia 2013); her third collection is forthcoming from Ben Yehuda press in 2014. She holds an MFA from the Bennington Writing Seminars and rabbinic ordination from ALEPH: the Alliance for Jewish Renewal. Since 2003 she has blogged as the Velveteen Rabbi, and in 2008 her blog was named one of the top 25 sites on the internet by TIME. A former board member of the Organization for Transformative Works and Rabbis Without Borders fellow, she lives in western Massachusetts with her husband and son.
January Gill O’Neil is the author of Underlife (2009) and the forthcoming Misery Islands (fall 2014), both from CavanKerry Press. Her most recent poems have appeared or are forthcoming in American Poetry Review, New England Review, Rattle, Ploughshares, Sou’wester, and Paterson Literary Review. She is the executive director of the Massachusetts Poetry Festival and an assistant professor of English at Salem State University.
[bios from The Poetry Storehouse]