Posted on December 3, 2010 at 8:22am
My sister and I recently had a discussion about poetry and hooping. In particular, line breaks and punctuation in poetry and how they are translated in the reading of a poem. We came up with a translation of line breaks, whitespace, commas, periods, etc. in terms of breaks, reversals, stalls in hooping, then set a challenge: to hoop a poem. I chose "The door" by Miroslav Holub, a favorite poem of mine. She's hooping this poem too.
In the end, the translation of the punctuation became…