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THE HIGH DESERT Sonnets

An Introduction

Each sonnet is accompanied by a video. Learn
more about each piece and its narrator.

01

Li Po

Performed by Toby Shannan

02

Layman P’ang, For Tim Taylor

Performed by Toby Shannan

03

The Tree Outside the Window

Performed by Margaret Shannan

04

Brothers, Sisters, Please Come In from the Wet and the Cold

Performed by Shannon Shannan

05

Are All Grand Things Laboured by Name?

Performed by David Krakauer

06

Where Last Year’s Venison Leapt its Lifey Trick

Performed by Andrew Drummond

07

Samsara

Performed by Luc Lafontaine

08

It is True That All of Our Careful Watching, Catches Your Changing Ways

Performed by Geoffrey West

09

Oh Intrepid Ones!

Performed by TeKapua Rewi

10

What is Thinkable is Possible Too

Performed by Tobi Lütke

11

This, The Secret Body of my Longing

Performed by Clovis Cuqui

12

Emperor’s Eunuch’s Credo

Performed by Ed Kidd