YouTuber Interprets a Neil Gaiman Poem in ASL

By Maryann Yin 

Have you ever seen an American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation of one of your favorite poems? The video embedded above features a YouTuber known as “Crom Saunders” signing Neil Gaiman’s piece, “The Day the Saucers Came.”

This poem can be found in the 2006 collection, Fragile Things: Short Fictions and Wonders. Gaiman himself shared this video on his Facebook page with the comment: “This is rather wonderful…”