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Video: "I-Feel-Like-I'm-Fixin'-To-Die Rag" by Country Joe and the Fish

Performed at Woodstock in 1969, this satiric song became an anthem in the movement against the Vietnam War.  Country Joe McDonald has performed the song countless times since, and over the last decade often changes the name “Vietnam” to “Iraq” or “Afghanistan”. 403 more words

Poetry

Alice Friman: All for the Love of You      

On the day Daisy just plain

died, Kenneth Haydon of Benton

“left earth to shake hands with Jesus”

and La’Kesha Walker, youngest

of six, “passed through the gates… 206 more words

Poetry

Video: Maya Angelou on Con Men

In this animated video produced by Blank on Blank studios, Maya Angelou tells a wonderful yarn about two con men who set up a white racist businessman to buy a toll bridge in Oklahoma.  31 more words

Opinion Leaders

Video: Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck visit the art museum

Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck are being chased by Elmer Fudd and escape into paintings in a museum.

Art And Cinema

Video: Billy Collins reads three poems

Billy Collins reads three poems: January In Paris, Forgetfulness, and Ballistics.

Often called  “the most popular poet in America,” Billy Collins is famous for conversational, witty poems that welcome readers with humor but often slip into quirky observations on everyday life and poetry itself. 18 more words

Opinion Leaders

Michael Simms: A Note from the Editor on the Vagaries of Publishing Poetry on the Internet

Once again, a poet has emailed me, peeved that a poem of hers that appeared in Vox Populi is not anything like the version she sent me. 1,161 more words

Poetry

Video: Tricksy Little Hobbitses

Smeagle swears that the ring will be his again until the tricksy little hobbitses take it from his cold dead hand.

Art And Cinema