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Govern the Ganglia

By Ken Cormier

A found poem -- all text from chosen books. (more)

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  • 2008
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Creative Process

By Kay Collins

An entry about making a contest entry. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 2:58
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A Now Famous Tree

By Lynn Thompson

When spontaneous young sexual drives mingle in the shade of a tree, a unique and mysterious relationship is seeded. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 2:38
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Good Luck Bestows Upon You. You Will Get What Your Heart Desires.

By Andrea Silenzi

Grandma Phyllis reads me her fortune. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 3:00
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Stork-Bird Brain

By Carolyn Hoerdemann

A journey through the mind of heartache on an island that is really a peninsula. (more)

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  • 2008
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Telepathic Trees

By Amber Cortes

Brief encounters of the inter-species communication kind. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 3:00
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A Large, Well-Rounded Head

By Michelle Legro & Kate Daloz

The strange journey of Walt Whitman's brain, both inside his head, and out. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 2:56
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The Big Strike!

By Sarah Bernath

When a venerable neighborhood tree is struck down its loss is felt by all the residents on the street, but sometimes nature has its reasons. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 2:59
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Is That My Imagination?

By Meghan Vigeant

The story of a mind on strike. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 2:34
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Invisible Greek Rain

By Anastasia Ivanova

Every book seems to be a small universe, every title is like four "visible" percent of this universe. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 2:40
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The Control of Teenagers

By Rick Moody & Michael Hearst

The Control of Teenagers dances on the corpse of self-help publishing; (more)

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  • 2008
  • 3:01
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Beyond the Tree Line

By Jane Cramer

A lesson on abstinence recorded in a makeshift recording hut in rural Wisconsin. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 3:00
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Summer Snow in Moscow

By Anastasia Gorokhova, Daniela Hannemann & Sasha Fomichev

Every summer it snows in Moscow -- because of sexually frustrated trees? What do you know about the sexuality of the poplar tree? (more)

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  • 2008
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Every Morning I Hear This Voice...

By Mikkel Nedergaard

A cultural detective searches out a singing stranger and in the process finds out how prayer affects a young man's life. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 2:30
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Out of Control. Noise.

By Alexander Soleev

From children to adults . . . (more)

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  • 2008
  • 2:56
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Lady Bait

By Laura Vitale, Eric Barkin & Tye Pemberton

Lizzie and her sister think they are coming to Ray's just to see his monkey, but little do they know that Ray and Oscar have been sweating to the Harvey Carne Workout Method and Guide to Romance. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 2:59
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Sending Books to Africa

By Sarah Yahm

A surreal tale about book donations, whitefish salad, and trans-atlantic journeys. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 3:32
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Leaves

By Max Barry

The planting of a memorial tree reveals a lost story about my grandmother. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 3:04
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Traveling and Trees

By Pauline Kochanski

How trees affect me as a photographer. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 2:51
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Cicatrix

By Joan Schuman

"Cicatrix" resonates in regenerative acts, resiliency, rootedness, and irreparably damaged nerves as it tries to imagine one woman's language of war. (more)

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