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The Man Who Wrestled the Lawn

Poem by Bill Meissner. Music by Bill Reichelt. Animation by Wayne Nelsen.

The text of this poem is published in this edition of Sleet.

Remembering That City Bus Ride In Quito, Ecuador

Poem by Bill Meissner. Music by Bill Reichelt. Spanish by La Gringa Dyke. Animation by Wayne Nelsen.

Wayne Nelsen has currently made 41poetry and music films in collaboration with many gifted writers, artists and musicians. He presents his work regularly at Cheap Theater and 2001: A Space, and was pleased to have a window installation in the Hennepin theater district with Made Here MN.

Bill Reichelt is a composer and instrument builder from Duluth, MN specializing in just intonation and minimal textures.

Bill Meissner has published four books of poems: American Compass (U. of Notre Dame Press), Learning to Breathe Underwater, and The Sleepwalker's Son (both from Ohio U. Press), and Twin Sons of Different Mirrors (Milkweed Editions). He teaches creative writing at St. Cloud State University in Minnesota. His web page is: His Facebook author page is:!/pages/Bill- Meissner/174769532541232?sk=info

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