Stanza XII of Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird by Wallace Stevens is the shortest one in the poem, at only nine words, but those are nine effectively used words! GIF and composition by me. Nearly there! But here’s where we’ve been: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, and XI. Read the whole poem here.
IV of Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird
Okay! It’s week 4 and stanza IV of 13 Ways of Looking at a Blackbird by Wallace Stevens (1879-1955). You can read the whole poem here and see my illustrated stanzas I, II, and III. Original video (of afternoon sunlight through half-closed venetian blinds) by Emily Grossman, GIF and composition by me. Enjoy!