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Video created for The Universe in Verse 2018, curated and hosted by Maria Popova.
Poem: “Optimism” by Jane Hirshfield, read by the author.
Film concept by Maria Popova and Kelli Anderson.
Papercraft animation by Kelli Anderson.
Music: “Optimist” by Zoë Keating.
“Optimism” appears in Jane Hirshfield’s Each Happiness Ringed by Lions: Selected Poems.
Running time: 1:10
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