Play Me (ASL Poem)

Watch in high-definition. Captions not provided but look below for rough gloss. The performance took place on February 18, 2017, at the Deaf Meets Def Poetry Jam in Loving Cup.

#ASL28Challenge
Day 18: Flaming Piano

Image description: Eric Epstein is standing on a stage, wearing white pants and blue button-up long-sleeves with holes. The background is curtained with projected text “Loving Cup.” There are also two blue splotlights behind Eric, who is white. He is signing “THRONE.”

Gloss: WOOD ARM THRONE PLAY-ME SIT GET-UP DANCE NYLE THINK I NOTHING I FINISH EXPERIENCE DEAF MAN LONG-AGO SIT-IN-FRONT-OF-ME BOW PLAY MUSIC-SHEET DOT MUSIC-SHEET NECKLACE SEE-THIS SIT CONTROL PEOPLE-PASS-BY SIT GET-UP DANCE BLACK WHITE KEY PLAY STRING WAVE IGNORE-ME ANGER PUSH-AWAY FIRE WAVE DIE/WOOD-FALL-OFF STRING-WAVE SMOKE SOUND NO DANCE CLOSE-SHUT.

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