Guys Reading Poems

Some minds bend. Some break.


Screenings

Guys Reading Poems is proud have screened at:

Woods Hole Film Festival Laurels
qFLIX Philadelphia Festival Laurels
Dances with Films Laurels
PBIFF Laurels

News

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Protected: Cross Cut: My Nuclear Summer with Sara Teasdale

Protected: Cross Cut: My Nuclear Summer with Sara Teasdale

By: Collin Kelly I discovered the poet Sara Teasdale on August 4, 2026 after the nuclear war had devastated Earth and most of its people had fled to Mars. That’s...

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Last Call

Last Call

The following is a short poem that pays tribute to those who lost their lives in the Orlando massacre.   LAST CALL By Hunter Lee Hughes   You were the smile...

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Guys Reading Poems Scores West Coast Premiere at Dances With Films

Guys Reading Poems Scores West Coast Premiere at Dances With Films

The 19th annual edition of DANCES WITH FILMS will host the West Coast premiere of Guys Reading Poems, a black-and-white mindbender feature film that uses poetry as a...

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Cross-Cut: Harold Monro

Cross-Cut: Harold Monro

By Allyson Mackender Harold Monro (1879-1932) was born in Brussels and did not settle down for most of his life. As he moved around the European continent, through...

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Cross-Cut: Falling into Edna St. Vincent Millay

Cross-Cut: Falling into Edna St. Vincent Millay

By Dave Jarecki Working at an independent bookstore during a quarter-life crisis shortly after 9/11 was as good a part-time job as any I might want. Every employee...

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Guys Reading Poems premieres! Media blitz…

Guys Reading Poems premieres! Media blitz…

This past Sunday, Guys Reading Poems premiered to a big crowd at the Palm Beach International Film Festival. Festival director Larry Richman and festival C.E.O. Jeff...

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Now that you know...

Poetry noir mindbender features like GUYS READING POEMS need a little more audience support than your average studio flick. So now that you know our secrets, tempt a friend by sharing a photo, a story, a clue... ~The guys of GUYS READING POEMS