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“spin, drift.”: A Cinematic Poem Short Film Of Walt Whitman Poetry Directed By Bryan Harvey (2015)

“spin, drift.” is a Cinematic Poem Short Film Featuring excerpts from Walt Whitman’s “Leaves of Grass” Directed by Bryan Harvey.

Filmed, Edited and Directed by: Bryan Harvey

Narrated by: Caleb Oaks
Produced by: Cloudbreak


“Words by Walt Whitman, direction and video by Bryan Harvey, “spin, drift” is a visual poem set in the Outer Banks reveling in the beauty of life and how we choose to live it.”


“Leaves of Grass” by Walt Whitman (Excerpts)

“This is what you shall do; Love the earth and sun and the animals, despise riches, give alms to every one that asks, stand up for the stupid and crazy, devote your income and labor to others, hate tyrants, argue not concerning God, have patience and indulgence toward the people, take off your hat to nothing known or unknown or to any man or number of men, go freely with powerful uneducated persons and with the young and with the mothers of families, read these leaves in the open air every season of every year of your life, re-examine all you have been told at school or church or in any book, dismiss whatever insults your own soul, and your very flesh shall be a great poem and have the richest fluency not only in its words but in the silent lines of its lips and face and between the lashes of your eyes and in every motion and joint of your body.”


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