Slack Tide – A Rachel/Claire collaboration

SLACK TIDE | Rachel van Blankenship from Claire Beynon on Vimeo.

Claire created this wonderful video of my reading “Slack Tide”
Go to her blog as well as she writes a beautiful story of how it all came together…
Thank you, Claire.

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10 Responses to Slack Tide – A Rachel/Claire collaboration

  1. Angella Lister says:

    I feel so privileged to be able to come here and partake of this, this wondrous creative collaboration between two artists who truly feed the spirit. I have shivers in the best, most wonderful way. Thank you!

    • rachvb says:

      Thank you so much, Angella. I just saw the final video last night and it blew me away. I, too, feel privileged to be a part of it. It’s more than I could have asked for. Claire did a wonderful job with the whole thing. And thank you for continuing to be a part of this space for me. xoxo

  2. Julie says:

    Wow Rachel. So amazingly powerful. The ocean video and music couldn’t be more perfect. Thank you for being who you are.

    Much love as always, Julie

    • rachvb says:

      Thanks, Julie. For always supporting me. Claire did a wonderful job shooting the photography and finding the music. A great collaboration.

  3. Ms. Moon says:

    Oh, so powerful. The words and the film of the moving, undulating sea with the eternally changing plants so moving.
    You should do more of this.

    • rachvb says:

      Thank you so much, Ms. Moon! Claire has inspired me to do more videos. I’m working on some new poems now, so hopefully I can figure out a way to present them visually. It’s an exciting idea though! I’m looking forward to the challenge. I think there’s plenty of places in the desert I can get lost with this. =) xoxo

  4. Claire says:

    ( ( ((o)) ) )

    xo

    • rachvb says:

      ( ( ( ((o)) ) ) )
      I just realized that this looks like the lunar cycle. =)
      xo

      • Yes, and so it does! Right now we’re approaching the Gemini Full Moon indicating that there’s a lot of frenetic energy to integrate, harmonize, find stillness with. . . very true, given the enormity of events these past days. xoxo

        • rachvb says:

          Is that what this feeling is? frenetic energy? God. I’m all out of sorts this week. My calibration is so off. It’s unsettling.

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