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Romance (Haiku)

Images from the Prelinger Internet Archive (http://archive.org). Music: "Ain't No Girls Like Us" by Daan Hendriks (https://vimeo.com/musicstore/track/24322/there-aint-no-girls-like-us-by-daan-hendriks) Created for the Vimeo Weekend Challenge. Inspired by the "Haiku - 5-7-5 17-second" Challenge. Film and haiku by Othniel Smith - http://about.me/othnielsmith

"Visiting Amber at Lowell Correctional" by Tara Skurtu

Poem written and read by Tara Skurtu. First published in "The Southeast Review". Made available by The Poetry Storehouse (http://poetrystorehouse.com). Images taken from the public domain Prelinger Internet Archive (http://archive.org); and Flickr Commons. A film by Othniel Smith - http://about.me/othnielsmith

"Jazz Fantasia" by Carl Sandburg

Jazz Fantasia (version 2) A poem by Carl Sandburg (1878 1967) Read by Ianna Drake for Librivox (http://www.librivox.org) Images from the Internet Archive (http://www.archive.org) A film by Othniel Smith (http://about.me/othnielsmith)

The Eighth, Ninth and Tenth Simenon Omnibuses

"On Being Brought From Africa To America" by Phillis Wheatley

On Being Brought From Africa To America; a poem by Phillis Wheatley (1753 - 1784). Featuring Josephine Baker. Read by Elizabeth Klett for Librivox (http:www.Librivox.org) Images from The Internet Archive (http://archive.org) A film by Othniel Smith (http://about.me/othnielsmith)

"Get Lucky" (DJ Tarek vs Betty Boop vs Daft Punk)

Music: Daft Punk Get Lucky (subliminal version) - by DJ Tarek From Paris. (http://djtarekfromparis.blogspot.co.uk/2013/04/daft-punk-get-lucky-subliminal-version_21.html) Images from various Betty Boop cartoons, taken from the public domain Internet Archive (http://archive.org). A film by Othniel Smith (http://about.me/othnielsmith)

"Despot's Progress" - by Robert Peake

"Despot's Progress". A poem, written and read by Robert Peake. First published in Orbis 162. Made available by The Poetry Storehouse (http://www.poetrystorehouse.com). Video from U.S. World War Two propaganda cartoons, including "The Ductktators" (Looney Tunes) and "Der Fuehrer's Face" (Walt Disney). Taken from the public domain Prelinger Internet Archive (http://archive.org). A film by Othniel Smith (http://about.me/othnielsmith).

"Dear Sci-Fi Fans; Love, The Future" - a poem by Donna Vorreyer

Poem written and read by Donna Vorreyer. First published in dirtcakes, 2011. Made available by The Poetry Storehouse (http://www.poetrystorehouse.com). Public domain footage taken from The Internet Archive (http://archive.org). A film by Othniel Smith (http://about.me/othnielsmith).

"Real" by Emily Dickinson

Real:- a poem by Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) Images from The Internet Archive (http://archive.org). Music: "West 4th" by Assif Tsahar and Tatsuya Nakatani. Taken from the album "Come Sunday"; available in the Free Music Archive (http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Assif_Tsahar__Tatsuya_Nakatani/Come_sunday/07_West_4th) A film by Othniel Smith (http://about.me/othnielsmith)

"Adrift" - by Charles Musser

A poem by Charles Musser. First published in "Poems of Romance", edited by William Roetzheim. Reading by Nic Sebastian, for The Poetry Storehouse (http://www.poetrystorehouse.com). Images from the film "Dr Sex", available in the public domain Prelinger Internet Archive (http://archive.org). A film by Othniel Smith - http://about.me/othnielsmith