Watch ASL poet Ella Lentz share her profound messages for the hearing mother of a Deaf child. This video is translated and subtitled in English.
Topic: ASL Poetry
Learn about the history of Deaf poetry. Featured in the film are Deaf poets Bernard Bragg, Peter Cook, Patrick Graybill, Ella Mae Lentz, and others.
Watch Rosa Lee Timm sign a poem called "Forgiveness" written by Diana Cho.
Watch an ASL poem based on Deaf poet Ella Mae Lentz's life journey.
Watch Ian Sanborn perform his poem "Caterpillar."
Watch Ian Sanborn present visual vernacular poetry in ASL as he describes the communication experiences of the Deaf Community.
Watch a video to learn about the Deaf experiences through ASL Slam artist Douglas Ridloff, presented at Harvard Radcliffe Institute.
April Jackson signs the poem that Amanda Gorman wrote and recited on Inauguration Day on January 20, 2021.
View ASL Poetry and Literature Videos, underwritten by a Digitizing Hidden Collection grant from Council of Library and Information Resources (CLIR).