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TTRH3.12 Bob Dylan TTRH Season 3 Ep 12 ‘Nothing’


Bob Dylan’s Theme Time Radio Hour

Season 3

Episode 12

Nothing

Original Airdate January 14, 2009

(Streaming Country Pie Vers.)

Mp3 @ 256 kbps/ 136 MB/ RS + ES

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Theme Time Radio Hour, your home for Zero Dreams, Blank Themes and Null
Schemes

“Nothing can come of nothing: speak again.”

King Lear (I, i, 92)


– William Shakespeare



“Life is a tale told by an idiot — full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.”

– William Shakespeare

“Nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.”

– Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)





I couldn’t be more excited because today I’m going to talk about nothing.



As most of you know, I’ve studied nothing my entire life and I like to think I’m a bit of an expert.



There you go. you’ve got Freudian Therapy, Jungian Therapy, Reichian Therapy. And now “Them-Timian Therapy”. You know which one my money is on.


Hey mama, when you leave
Don’t leave a thing behind
I don’t want nothin’
I can’t use nothin’

Take care into the hall
And if you see my friends
Tell them I’m fine
Not using nothin’

Almost burned out my eyes
Threw my ears down to the floor
I didn’t see nothin’
I didn’t hear nothin’

I stood there like a block of stone
Knowin’ all I had to know
And nothin’ more
Man, that’s nothin’

As brothers our troubles are
Locked in each others arms
And you better pray
They never find you

Your back ain’t strong enough
For burdens doublefold
They’d crush you down
Down into nothin’

Being born is going blind
And buying down a thousand times
To echoes strung
On pure temptation

Sorrow and solitude
These are the precious things
And the only words
That are worth rememberin’


– Townes Van Zandt



Dr Dre was a member of NWA – not to be confused with the NRA, or the WBA.



That sounded like Me playing harmonica !!!




…. a dog commonly known as Snoop.



If you are going to say nothing, you ought to keep it sweet


I got plenty of nothing
And nothing’s plenty for me
I got no car – got no mule
I got no misery

Folks with plenty of plenty
They’ve got a lock on the door
Afraid somebody’s gonna rob ’em
While there out (a) making more – what for

I got no lock on the door – that’s no way to be
They can steal the rug from the
floor – that’s OK with me
‘Cause the things that I prize
– like the stars in the skies
– are all free

I got plenty of nothing
And nothing’s plenty for me
I got my gal – got my song
(I) Got heaven the whole day long

Heyward/Gershwin/Gershwin


We’ve learned nothing and we’ve accomplished nothing. And I certainly hope you enjoyed it.




No love, no nothin’
Until my baby comes home.
No fun with no one,
As long as baby must roam.

I promised him I’d wait for him
Till even Hades froze.
I’m lonesome, heaven knows,
But what I said still goes.

No love, no nothin’
And that’s a promise I’ll keep.
No sir, no nothin’
I’m getting plenty of sleep.

My heart’s on strike,
And tho’ its like
An empty honeycomb,
No love, no sir, no nothin’
Till my baby comes home.




Well Bill, say you do get divorced, you can start writing Country Songs …..



I call it the Theme Time Radio Hour silent treatment ….

Dylan’s magnificent and seminal Theme Time Radio Hour series continues into Season 3 with this great show on the theme of Nothing!

A theme based on the combined IQ of GW Bush, Paris Hilton and Sarah Palin? Kinda …. but not really!

Surprisingly, for such a nothing theme, there’s some amazing music and the show is especially entertaining!

We note that in the great intro is the line “a wealthy man terrorises a waitress“! Could this be a reference to the scumbag William Zantzinger of “The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll” infamy (who we wrote about yesterday) who kicked the bucket a week or so back?! Gotta be!

As usual, lots of great info and facts, corny jokes and witticisms.

Some great marriage advice too! A new breakthrough treatment called “Them-Timian Therapy”! I’ll remember those nuggets next time my marriage is on the rocks. Probably in a day or two!

A few guests, including some bimbo rabbiting on about tanning!

Loads more amazing music too with some stone-cold classics. Most of the Rat Pack are here today too – well the best two, Sammy and Frank anyway!

And one of our all time favourite songs, the majestic, harrowing and sublime Townes Van Zandt classic “Nothing” which Elvis Costello speaks very nicely about in the intro!

Of course also there are a few more obscure tracks such as the great Nothing by The Fugs and the magnificent It’s Nothing To Me by Harry Johnson, who we’d never heard of before.

We also loved the track Nothing But The Wheel – a new one to us – by Peter Wolf with some backing singer called Mick Jagger!

Is that really Dr. Dre and Snoop? Yap, some Nuttin’ But A “G” Thang! Yap!!! And did Bob really say “shizzle my nizzle“?

All in all, a truly wonderful show!! One of the best of Season 3, no doubt!

Next week’s show should really be something though!

Yap, the next theme is Something!



We’ll be back again next week and with any luck, we’ll talk about something.

Tracklisting

Intro
Nuttin’ But A “G” Thang – Dr. Dre Featuring Snoop Dogg (background)
Nothing – The Fugs
Don’t Say Nothin’ (Bad About My Baby) – The Cookies
There Is Nothin’ Like A Dame – Sammy Davis Jr.
Sweet Nothin’s – Brenda Lee (Little Miss Dynamite)
I Got Plenty O’ Nuttin’ – Frank Sinatra (Mr. Frank)
It’s Nothing To Me – Harry Johnson
Nothing But The Wheel – Peter Wolf (w/ Mick Jagger)
No Love, No Nothin’ – Marlene Dietrich
Nothing Takes The Place Of You – Toussaint McCall
I Ain’t Got Nothing But The Blues – Mose Allison
That Ain’t Nothin’ But Right – Mac Curtis
You Ain’t Nothin’ But Fine – Rockin’ Sidney
Nothing – Townes Van Zandt
Outro

Next Week Something

Here she be Dylanite dogs !


The full show on one mp3;

http://www.sendspace.com/file/n6gvfd

Various individual show components recorded as individual mp3s;

http://rapidshare.com/files/183353800/3 … 1-2009.zip



Big thanks to blindwilly / charlespoet!




January 16, 2009 Posted by | Tom Waits, Townes Van Zandt, TTRH Season 3, William Zantzinger, _ART, _BOB DYLAN, _Bob Dylan's Theme Time Radio Hour, _MUSIC, _POETRY | Leave a comment

Townes Van Zandt – Dead flowers – 1991


I’ll be in my basement room with a needle and a spoon and another girl can take my pain away

The late great Townes Van Zandt performs this Stones classic back in 1991.

It sounds as if Townes should have written this great and oft-covered song!

July 9, 2008 Posted by | DeadFlowers, Rolling Stones, Townes Van Zandt, _MUSIC, _POETRY, _VIDEO | Leave a comment

Poet: A Tribute to Townes Van Zandt – Various Artists

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Poet: A Tribute to Townes Van Zandt (2001) – Various Artists

Voted amongst Amazon.com’s Best of 2001, this is an excellent tribute album to Townes, who’d died only a few years earlier. The performers are varied and make a good job of interpreting some of Van Zandt’s many great works.

https://i2.wp.com/www.avclub.com/content/files/images/Be-Here-To-Love-Me.article.jpgMany of the artists on here were part of Townes Van Zandt’s life, and had covered his songs in the past – long before many people had heard about Townes. This makes a huge difference to the quality and atmosphere across this album.

The covers here are rich and some of them seem like new songs. Van Zandt’s great songs seem to get the best out of most of these artists. Furthermore, his songs seem very open to re-interpretation and can come across in a very different new light. Willie Nelson is great in “Stellar” and Guy Clark does a great job with “To Live’s to Fly”. Most of these songs are acoustic, but there are some more electric moments such as Billy Joe Shaver and Van Zandt’s great friend Steve Earle.

https://i1.wp.com/www.amoeba.com/dynamic-images/blog/Sarah/townes-1-2-3.jpg The songs of Townes Van Zandt are destined to be for folk artists what the works of Gershwin are to saloon singers. The likes of “Pancho & Lefty,” “If I Needed You,” and “To Live’s to Fly” are the quintessence of troubadour music, thanks to the somber grace of the late Lone Star legend’s language and the engaging simplicity of his melodies.

Poet gathers a talented assortment of Van Zandt contemporaries and apostles to pay tribute to the man by lovingly reinterpreting his songs.

Steve Earle electrifies “Two Girls” while Billy Joe Shaver tackles “White Freightliner Blues” with similar fervor. “Tower Song,” one of the most poignant breakup songs ever written, is revived by Nanci Griffith, and Willie Nelson provides a conversational version of “Marie.”

Stalwart fans of these gems will always prefer hearing the originals and live versions performed by their composer, but they’ll find plenty to respect and enjoy in this lovingly compiled salute.

-Steven Stolder

Tracklisting

1. To Live’s To Fly – Guy Clark

2. Tower Song – Nanci Griffith

3. White Freightliner Blues – Billy Joe Shaver

4. Highway Kind – Cowboy Junkies

5. Snake Song – Emmylou Harris

6. If I Needed You – Ray Benson

7. Loretta – John Prine

8. Nothin’ – Lucinda Williams

9. Blue Wind Blew – The Flatlanders

10. Mr. Mudd & Mr. Gold – Robert Earl Keen

11. Two Girls – Steve Earle And The Dukes

12. Marie – Willie Nelson

13. Pancho & Lefty – Delbert McClinton

14. Waitin’ ‘Round To Die – Pat Haney

15. My Proud Mountains – John T. Van Zandt

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Here be the great poet;

http://rapidshare.com/files/100857657/Poet.rar

Thanks to the original poster


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March 21, 2008 Posted by | Music_AltCountry, Townes Van Zandt, Various Artists, _MUSIC | Leave a comment

Poet: A Tribute to Townes Van Zandt – Various Artists

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Poet: A Tribute to Townes Van Zandt (2001) – Various Artists

Voted amongst Amazon.com’s Best of 2001, this is an excellent tribute album to Townes, who’d died only a few years earlier. The performers are varied and make a good job of interpreting some of Van Zandt’s many great works.

https://i2.wp.com/www.avclub.com/content/files/images/Be-Here-To-Love-Me.article.jpgMany of the artists on here were part of Townes Van Zandt’s life, and had covered his songs in the past – long before many people had heard about Townes. This makes a huge difference to the quality and atmosphere across this album.

The covers here are rich and some of them seem like new songs. Van Zandt’s great songs seem to get the best out of most of these artists. Furthermore, his songs seem very open to re-interpretation and can come across in a very different new light. Willie Nelson is great in “Stellar” and Guy Clark does a great job with “To Live’s to Fly”. Most of these songs are acoustic, but there are some more electric moments such as Billy Joe Shaver and Van Zandt’s great friend Steve Earle.

https://i1.wp.com/www.amoeba.com/dynamic-images/blog/Sarah/townes-1-2-3.jpg The songs of Townes Van Zandt are destined to be for folk artists what the works of Gershwin are to saloon singers. The likes of “Pancho & Lefty,” “If I Needed You,” and “To Live’s to Fly” are the quintessence of troubadour music, thanks to the somber grace of the late Lone Star legend’s language and the engaging simplicity of his melodies.

Poet gathers a talented assortment of Van Zandt contemporaries and apostles to pay tribute to the man by lovingly reinterpreting his songs.

Steve Earle electrifies “Two Girls” while Billy Joe Shaver tackles “White Freightliner Blues” with similar fervor. “Tower Song,” one of the most poignant breakup songs ever written, is revived by Nanci Griffith, and Willie Nelson provides a conversational version of “Marie.”

Stalwart fans of these gems will always prefer hearing the originals and live versions performed by their composer, but they’ll find plenty to respect and enjoy in this lovingly compiled salute.

-Steven Stolder

Tracklisting

1. To Live’s To Fly – Guy Clark

2. Tower Song – Nanci Griffith

3. White Freightliner Blues – Billy Joe Shaver

4. Highway Kind – Cowboy Junkies

5. Snake Song – Emmylou Harris

6. If I Needed You – Ray Benson

7. Loretta – John Prine

8. Nothin’ – Lucinda Williams

9. Blue Wind Blew – The Flatlanders

10. Mr. Mudd & Mr. Gold – Robert Earl Keen

11. Two Girls – Steve Earle And The Dukes

12. Marie – Willie Nelson

13. Pancho & Lefty – Delbert McClinton

14. Waitin’ ‘Round To Die – Pat Haney

15. My Proud Mountains – John T. Van Zandt

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Here be the great poet;

http://rapidshare.com/files/100857657/Poet.rar

Thanks to the original poster


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March 21, 2008 Posted by | Music_AltCountry, Townes Van Zandt, Various_Artists, _MUSIC | Leave a comment

Poet: A Tribute to Townes Van Zandt – Various Artists

The image “https://i1.wp.com/ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41TEXH6N84L._AA240_.jpg” cannot be displayed, because it contains errors.
Poet: A Tribute to Townes Van Zandt (2001) – Various Artists

Voted amongst Amazon.com’s Best of 2001, this is an excellent tribute album to Townes, who’d died only a few years earlier. The performers are varied and make a good job of interpreting some of Van Zandt’s many great works.

https://i2.wp.com/www.avclub.com/content/files/images/Be-Here-To-Love-Me.article.jpgMany of the artists on here were part of Townes Van Zandt’s life, and had covered his songs in the past – long before many people had heard about Townes. This makes a huge difference to the quality and atmosphere across this album.

The covers here are rich and some of them seem like new songs. Van Zandt’s great songs seem to get the best out of most of these artists. Furthermore, his songs seem very open to re-interpretation and can come across in a very different new light. Willie Nelson is great in “Stellar” and Guy Clark does a great job with “To Live’s to Fly”. Most of these songs are acoustic, but there are some more electric moments such as Billy Joe Shaver and Van Zandt’s great friend Steve Earle.

https://i1.wp.com/www.amoeba.com/dynamic-images/blog/Sarah/townes-1-2-3.jpg The songs of Townes Van Zandt are destined to be for folk artists what the works of Gershwin are to saloon singers. The likes of “Pancho & Lefty,” “If I Needed You,” and “To Live’s to Fly” are the quintessence of troubadour music, thanks to the somber grace of the late Lone Star legend’s language and the engaging simplicity of his melodies.

Poet gathers a talented assortment of Van Zandt contemporaries and apostles to pay tribute to the man by lovingly reinterpreting his songs.

Steve Earle electrifies “Two Girls” while Billy Joe Shaver tackles “White Freightliner Blues” with similar fervor. “Tower Song,” one of the most poignant breakup songs ever written, is revived by Nanci Griffith, and Willie Nelson provides a conversational version of “Marie.”

Stalwart fans of these gems will always prefer hearing the originals and live versions performed by their composer, but they’ll find plenty to respect and enjoy in this lovingly compiled salute.

-Steven Stolder

Tracklisting

1. To Live’s To Fly – Guy Clark

2. Tower Song – Nanci Griffith

3. White Freightliner Blues – Billy Joe Shaver

4. Highway Kind – Cowboy Junkies

5. Snake Song – Emmylou Harris

6. If I Needed You – Ray Benson

7. Loretta – John Prine

8. Nothin’ – Lucinda Williams

9. Blue Wind Blew – The Flatlanders

10. Mr. Mudd & Mr. Gold – Robert Earl Keen

11. Two Girls – Steve Earle And The Dukes

12. Marie – Willie Nelson

13. Pancho & Lefty – Delbert McClinton

14. Waitin’ ‘Round To Die – Pat Haney

15. My Proud Mountains – John T. Van Zandt

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Here be the great poet;

http://rapidshare.com/files/100857657/Poet.rar

Thanks to the original poster


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March 21, 2008 Posted by | Music_AltCountry, Townes Van Zandt, Various Artists, _MUSIC | Leave a comment

Willie Nelson and Bob Dylan – Pancho & Lefty

https://i2.wp.com/www.avclub.com/content/files/images/Be-Here-To-Love-Me.article.jpgA unique gathering of greats here – Townes, Bob and Willie – when Dylan and Nelson duet on the classic Townes van Zandt song Pancho & Lefty at Willie Nelson’s 60th birthday celebration.


This song, of course, had been a number one country hit in 1983 for Willie and Merle Haggard who adopted it as the title track of their duet album Pancho & Lefty.


Townes had first recorded this track for his 1972 album, The Late Great Townes Van Zandt. It gained wider renown later when Emmylou Harris covered the song for her 1977 album, Luxury Liner.

March 19, 2008 Posted by | Music_Country, Townes Van Zandt, Willie Nelson, _BOB DYLAN, _MUSIC, _VIDEO | Leave a comment

Willie Nelson and Bob Dylan – Pancho & Lefty

https://i2.wp.com/www.avclub.com/content/files/images/Be-Here-To-Love-Me.article.jpgA unique gathering of greats here – Townes, Bob and Willie – when Dylan and Nelson duet on the classic Townes van Zandt song Pancho & Lefty at Willie Nelson’s 60th birthday celebration.


This song, of course, had been a number one country hit in 1983 for Willie and Merle Haggard who adopted it as the title track of their duet album Pancho & Lefty.


Townes had first recorded this track for his 1972 album, The Late Great Townes Van Zandt. It gained wider renown later when Emmylou Harris covered the song for her 1977 album, Luxury Liner.

March 19, 2008 Posted by | Music_Country, Townes Van Zandt, Willie Nelson, _BOB DYLAN, _MUSIC, _VIDEO | Leave a comment

Townes Van Zandt – Pancho & Lefty from a 1993 TV Performance


Now you wear your skin like iron
Your breath’s as hard as kerosene


https://i1.wp.com/www.amoeba.com/dynamic-images/blog/Sarah/townes-1-2-3.jpgThe late great Townes Van Zandt performs this classic – one of his many classics – in 1993. He was unfortunately getting towards the end of his days then, and years of hitting the bottle hard were beginning to take their toll.

I was lucky enough to see Townes perform in a small club in Dublin around this time. Although he’d obviously been trying out a few gallons of the local beverages all day, the show was most memorable and enjoyable, with lots of banter and great stories from Townes between the classic songs.

A much neglected songwriter, Townes is very badly missed.

“Townes Van Zandt is the best songwriter in the whole world. And I’ll stand on Bob Dylan’s coffee table in my cowboy boots and say that.”

— Steve Earle

“I’ve met Bob Dylan and his bodyguards, and I don’t think Steve [Earle] could get anywhere near his coffee table.”

— Townes Van Zandt

http://www.youtube.com/v/YtzgwNDZAs4&hl=en

Townes first recorded this track for his 1972 album, The Late Great Townes Van Zandt. It gained wider renown later when Emmylou Harris covered the song for her 1977 album, Luxury Liner.


https://i2.wp.com/www.avclub.com/content/files/images/Be-Here-To-Love-Me.article.jpgLater again, the song became a number one country hit in 1983 when Merle Haggard and Willie Nelson adopted it as the title track of their duet album, Pancho & Lefty.

In waves of wonderful poetry, the song tells the story of a Mexican bandit named Pancho and a more enigmatic character, Lefty. It speaks of Pancho’s death, implying that he was betrayed by his associate Lefty who was paid off by the Mexican Federales. ( All the Federales say they could have had him any day, They only let him hang around out of kindness I suppose)

Although many initially assume that the song is about the famous Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa, Van Zandt always denied this. Furthermore, the lyrics are not easily reconciled with the historic details of Villa’s life and death.

Living on the road my friend
Was gonna keep you free and clean

Now you wear your skin like iron
Your breath’s as hard as kerosene
You weren’t your mama’s only boy
But her favorite one it seems
She began to cry when you said goodbye
And sank into your dreams

Pancho was a bandit boy
His horse was fast as polished steel
Wore his gun outside his pants
For all the honest world to feel
Pancho met his match you know
On the deserts down in Mexico
Nobody heard his dying words
That’s the way it goes

All the Federales say
They could have had him any day
They only let him hang around
Out of kindness I suppose

Lefty he can’t sing the blues
All night long like he used to
The dust that Pancho bit down south
Ended up in Lefty’s mouth
The day they laid poor Pancho low
Lefty split for Ohio
Where he got the bread to go
There ain’t nobody knows

All the Federales say
They could have had him any day
They only let him slip away
Out of kindness I suppose

The poets tell how Pancho fell
Lefty’s livin’ in a cheap hotel
The desert’s quiet and Cleveland’s cold
So the story ends we’re told
Pancho needs your prayers it’s true,
But save a few for Lefty too
He just did what he had to do
Now he’s growing old

A few grey Federales say
They could have had him any day
They only let him go so wrong
Out of kindness I suppose

March 19, 2008 Posted by | THE SONG, Townes Van Zandt, _MUSIC, _POETRY, _VIDEO | Leave a comment

Townes Van Zandt – Pancho & Lefty from a 1993 TV Performance


Now you wear your skin like iron
Your breath’s as hard as kerosene


https://i1.wp.com/www.amoeba.com/dynamic-images/blog/Sarah/townes-1-2-3.jpgThe late great Townes Van Zandt performs this classic – one of his many classics – in 1993. He was unfortunately getting towards the end of his days then, and years of hitting the bottle hard were beginning to take their toll.

I was lucky enough to see Townes perform in a small club in Dublin around this time. Although he’d obviously been trying out a few gallons of the local beverages all day, the show was most memorable and enjoyable, with lots of banter and great stories from Townes between the classic songs.

A much neglected songwriter, Townes is very badly missed.

“Townes Van Zandt is the best songwriter in the whole world. And I’ll stand on Bob Dylan’s coffee table in my cowboy boots and say that.”

— Steve Earle

“I’ve met Bob Dylan and his bodyguards, and I don’t think Steve [Earle] could get anywhere near his coffee table.”

— Townes Van Zandt

Townes first recorded this track for his 1972 album, The Late Great Townes Van Zandt. It gained wider renown later when Emmylou Harris covered the song for her 1977 album, Luxury Liner.


https://i2.wp.com/www.avclub.com/content/files/images/Be-Here-To-Love-Me.article.jpgLater again, the song became a number one country hit in 1983 when Merle Haggard and Willie Nelson adopted it as the title track of their duet album, Pancho & Lefty.

In waves of wonderful poetry, the song tells the story of a Mexican bandit named Pancho and a more enigmatic character, Lefty. It speaks of Pancho’s death, implying that he was betrayed by his associate Lefty who was paid off by the Mexican Federales. ( All the Federales say they could have had him any day, They only let him hang around out of kindness I suppose)

Although many initially assume that the song is about the famous Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa, Van Zandt always denied this. Furthermore, the lyrics are not easily reconciled with the historic details of Villa’s life and death.

Living on the road my friend
Was gonna keep you free and clean

Now you wear your skin like iron
Your breath’s as hard as kerosene
You weren’t your mama’s only boy
But her favorite one it seems
She began to cry when you said goodbye
And sank into your dreams

Pancho was a bandit boy
His horse was fast as polished steel
Wore his gun outside his pants
For all the honest world to feel
Pancho met his match you know
On the deserts down in Mexico
Nobody heard his dying words
That’s the way it goes

All the Federales say
They could have had him any day
They only let him hang around
Out of kindness I suppose

Lefty he can’t sing the blues
All night long like he used to
The dust that Pancho bit down south
Ended up in Lefty’s mouth
The day they laid poor Pancho low
Lefty split for Ohio
Where he got the bread to go
There ain’t nobody knows

All the Federales say
They could have had him any day
They only let him slip away
Out of kindness I suppose

The poets tell how Pancho fell
Lefty’s livin’ in a cheap hotel
The desert’s quiet and Cleveland’s cold
So the story ends we’re told
Pancho needs your prayers it’s true,
But save a few for Lefty too
He just did what he had to do
Now he’s growing old

A few grey Federales say
They could have had him any day
They only let him go so wrong
Out of kindness I suppose

March 19, 2008 Posted by | Townes Van Zandt, _MUSIC, _POETRY, _VIDEO | Leave a comment