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0:54 Lisa finishes reading poem and puts down the paper. Her classmates look around seeming annoyed. Narrative
0:21 Camera tracks Lisa as she sits down and begins to read the poem Cinematography
1:50 Cut back to Lisa close-up, high angle Cinematography
1:18 Cut back to close-up of Lisa from a high angle Cinematography and editing
0:23 Cut to close-up of "The Bull" in a lined notebook from Lisa's point of view with her pencil in her hand Cinematogaphy and Editing
0:43 Cut to close-up of Simon listening to the poem in profile against the chalkboard Cinematogaphy and Editing
0:14 Cut to a series of close-ups and medium-close-ups as the babysitter hands Lisa the poem Cinematography and editing
0:00 Two shot in medium-long of Lisa meeting with Jimmy's babysitter in Lisa's classroom Cinematography
1:27 Slightly longer medium shot of Simon over Lisa's shoulder. A quote from Wallace Stevens is evident behind him: "The poet is the priest of the invisible." Cinematography, Editing, Mise-en-Scene
0:03 Oh I almost forgot. There was one yesterday. You want to see it? I wrote it down like you said. Dialogue
0:11 Lisa: "Yeah, sure, I'd love to take a look at it," delivered with an inauthentic casualness that belies her desperation for a new poem from Jimmy. Dialogue
0:24 Lisa begins reciting "The Bull:" "The bull stood alone in the backyard" Dialogue
0:32 I opened the door and stepped out / wind in the branches Dialogue
0:36 He watched me / blue eyes / He kept breathing / To stay alive Dialogue
0:44 I didn't want him / I was just a boy Dialogue
0:49 End Lisa Reciting "The Bull:" "Say Yes / Say yes anyway." Dialogue
0:55 Simon: "Wow, I like a lot the breathing to stay alive." Dialogue
1:02 Simon: "What do you guys think?" Dialogue
1:07 Workshop Peer: "I'm just trying to understand the assignment. I thought everything was supposed to be observational and about things we see every day. I mean it's great, but this seems like an exercise in surrealism." Dialogue
1:16 Simon: "You don't have to be literal with my assignments, you know? These are just exercises that spark your creativity." Dialogue
1:20 Workshop peer 2 (woman): "Well, it might have been helpful to know that beforehand." Dialogue
1:28 Simon: "Ok, well, I'm sorry I apologize. But I find it really interesting that you went your own way. You know, sometimes poets, like bulls, they should be stubborn. Dialogue
1:36 Workshop peer 3 (man): "I like the poem a lot. I'm just wondering why you wrote it from a boy's point of view." Dialogue
1:44 Lisa: "I don't know." Dialogue
1:46 Simon: "Because she can! That's what's interesting. You see it's interesting to see things from a new vantage point." Dialogue
1:54 Simon: Well guys we have to leave. But this week try using another point of view. We'll see what happens And please, please don't try to please me. That's not the point. Thank you!" Dialogue
1:60 Simon: This week try using another point of view, ok? And please, please don't try to please me. That's not the point. Ok, bye! Dialogue
0:28 So dark Dialogue

The Bull at Archive.org.

IIIF manifest: https://zillingworth.github.io/the-kindergarten-teacher-poetry/the-bull-/manifest.json