Incandescent (ASL Poem)

Watch in high definition. Captions not provided. See below for rough gloss.

Image description: Eric Epstein, a white young man with shaved hair, wearing a gray t-shirt. The background is blue. He is signing “ELECTRICITY.”

Gloss: BORN/ENTER BIRD SING GROW-UP FLY SING HEAR STOP SILENCE HEAR BIRD FLY-AWAY WHERE TAP-SHOULDER HEAR FAR HEAR-CAN’T YOU SUGGEST SURGERY HEAR AGAIN GET-SUGGESTION MIND/THINK FILAMENT/THINK+PROCESS ELECTRICITY FLOW SPARK-PASS/THINK-HARD EMANATE-FROM-MIND INTELLIGENCE HEAD-PUT ENLIGHTENMENT/LIGHT-BULB WIRE POLE WIRE BIRD GET-ON SING WIRE-PAST-POLE DREAM/VISION DEAF MINE YOUR-WAY.

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