Poem by Thijs Esselink

Message in a bottle
Animation, 2020
Thijs writes poetry. He asked me if I wanted to make animations for his poems.
This poem reminded me of a message in a bottle.
Follow Thijs on instagram: @woordentekort

Message in a bottle

While reading Thijs' poems I formed images and associations in my head. This poem immediately reminded me of a message in a bottle.

A love letter in a bottle that floats in water for years and eventually finds its way back to the right person at the right time.
" Ik stop liefdesbrieven 
in het water
om problemen op te lossen
voor later "


" I put love letters
in the water
to solve problems
for later "

 frame by frame

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