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Great poems animated

‘If a poem hasn’t ripped apart your soul,’ wrote Edgar Allen Poe, ‘you haven’t experienced poetry’. Great poems console, enrich, inspire and enlighten. The goal of this project is to share the power of poetry through animation.

This is an animation to accompany some excerpts from the Tao Te Ching, one of the most important and beautiful spiritual texts ever created.
This is an animation to accompany the Irish poet Louis MacNeice’s haunting poem against totalitarianism and humanity’s appetite for war.
This is an animation version of Robert Frost’s classic poem, probably one of the most famous in the English language.
This is an animation version of Mary Oliver’s landmark poem, a manifesto for authentic living.
This is an animation of the American poet e.e. cummings’ beautiful poem in praise of the ineffable.