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by T. S. Eliot
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Librivox recording of The Waste Land, by T. S. Eliot. Read by Basil Munroe Godevenos The Waste Land is a highly influential 433-line modernist poem by T. S. Eliot. It is perhaps the most famous and most written-about long poem of the 20th century, dealing with the decline of civilization and the impossibility of recovering meaning in life. Despite the alleged obscurity of the poem, its shifts between satire and prophecy, its abrupt and unannounced changes of speaker, location and time, its...
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LibriVox recording of The Waste Land by T. S. Eliot. Read by Elizabeth Klett. The Waste Land is T. S. Eliot's Modernist masterpiece, first published in 1920. Rich in allusions to Shakespeare, Dante, Baudelaire, the Bible, Marvell, Buddha, and the folklore of the Holy Grail, among other sources, the poem emphasizes the fundamental fragmentation and lack of connection that characterizes modern life and relationships. (Summary by Elizabeth Klett) For further information, including links to online...
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by T. S. Eliot
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LibriVox recording of Prufrock and Other Observations by T. S. Eliot. Read in English by EliseDee & Cavaet Prufrock and Other Observations was published in 1917 in a print run of only 500 copies by Egoist Press in London. It features The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock , possibly Eliot’s most famous work, a stream-of-consciousness monologue of a man facing insecurity, uncertainty, and his own inertia. Originally written in 1911 and published in 1915 at the encouragement of Ezra Pound,...
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by T. S. Eliot
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 5 different recordings of The Waste Land by T. S. Eliot. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. Download M4B (52MB)
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by T. W. H. Crosland
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 7 recordings of To A Hotel Keeper by T. W. H. Crosland.  This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for June 11, 2017. Read in English by Algy Pug; Bruce Kachuk; Ezwa; Jeni McCann; Leonard Wilson; DrPGould and Tomas Peter. We have all had mysterious charges added on to our hotel bills. ( David Lawrence) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog...
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by T. W. H. Crosland
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 11 recordings of To The Next Christmas by T. W. H. Crosland. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for  December 10, 2107. Read in English by nighthawks; Algy Pug; Bruce Kachuk; David Lawrence; Elanor; Newgatenovelist; fshort; MaryAnn; Nemo; Phil Schempf and Tomas Peter. Thomas William Hodgson Crosland was a British author, poet, journalist and friend of royalty. Thomas was a humanitarian who frequently wrote in his poems about the impoverished and sick and...
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by T. W. H. Crosland
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LibriVox recording of Outlook Odes by T. W. H. Crosland. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; Jason in Panama; Algy Pug; Ian King; Larry Wilson; Steve C; Kathleen Moore This is a collection of poems by TWH Crosland. While earning some fame as a writer and poet himself, he is today best remembered for the rather shameful role he played in the trial of Oscar Wilde and in the aftermath of the persecution. Nevertheless, his poetry is of interest as an item of the time, in quick, free verse, and with...
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by Talhaiarn
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LibriVox readers present 7 versions of "Men of Harlech" by Talhaiarn. This was the weekly poem for the week of September 23, 2012. "Men of Harlech" or "The March of the Men of Harlech" is a song and military march which is traditionally said to describe events during the seven year long siege of Harlech Castle between 1461 and 1468. The music was first published without words in 1794, but it is said to be a much earlier folk air. The song was published in Volume II...
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by Tanya Schuh
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by Taras Shevchenko
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LibriVox recording of The Kobzar of the Ukraine by Taras Shevchenko. (Translated by Alexander Jardine Hunter.) Read in English by Ron Altman; Dominique van de Vorle; Alan Mapstone; Garfield Dsouza; Trax; Adrian Stephens; Phil Schempf; Larry Wilson; Brianna Chiles; Ken Masters; Stefan Von Blon; KevinS In these poems speaks the struggling soul of a downtrodden people. To our western folk, reared in happier surroundings there is a bitter tang about some of them, somewhat like the taste of olives,...
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by Theodore Harding Rand
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LibriVox recording of At Minas Basin and Other Poems by Theodore Harding Rand. Read in English by Nemo; Jedanjo; Bruce Kachuk; Larry Wilson This is a volume by Canadian poet and educator Theodore H. Rand. The poems are short and varied, with beautiful expressions and reflecting many different emotions. - Summary by Carolin For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for...
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by Theodore Hook
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 11 recordings of On Punning by Theodore Hook. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for  September 26, 2017. Read in English by aravagarwal; Bruce Kachuk; Newgatenovelist; Joy Baker; Jessie Percival; Larry Wilson; MaryAnn; DrPGould; Phil Schempf; Tomas Peter and tovarisch. Theodore Edward Hook was an English man of letters and composer and briefly a civil servant in Mauritius. He is best known for his practical jokes, particularly the Berners Street hoax in...
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by Theodosia Garrison
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 19 recordings of The Dreamers by Theodosia Garrison. This was the Weekly Poetry project for May 9, 2021. Read in English by Beflamed; Bruce Kachuk; Chuck de Sully; David Lawrence; Eliza; Newgatenovelist; Faith; Greg Giordano; Garth Burton; Graham Scott; Immanuel McLaughlin; KevinS; Lee-Ann Khoh; Larry Wilson; Michelle Ballard; mleigh; nbvoices; Phil Schempf  Scotty Smith. Theodosia Garrison was a New Jersey poet and a friend of Ella Wheeler Wilcox, she attained...
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by Theodosia Garrison
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LibriVox recording of The Dreamers by Theodosia Garrison. Read in English by aishah143; Christine Lehman; Omar H. Eldahan; Larry Wilson; Veigam; Sanober H. Syed; Amy Gramour; Jessi McDaniel; Sonia This is a volume of poetry by New Jersey poet Theodosia Garrison. Ms. Garrison was a friend of Ella Wheeler Wilcox's, and attained a high level of popularity during her life time. - Summary by Carolin For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or...
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by Thomas Babington Macaulay
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LibriVox recording of The Lays of Ancient Rome, by Thomas Babington Macaulay. Read by Nathan. The Lays of Ancient Rome comprise four narrative poems comprised by Lord Thomas Babington Macaulay: recalling popular episodes from Roman historical-legends that were strongly moral in tone: exemplifying Roman virtue against Latine perfidy. The four poems are: - Horatius - Horatius and two companions seek to hold back a large invading Etruscan force at the far end of a bridge over the Tiber River. The...
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by Thomas Babington Macaulay
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 8 recordings of The Last Buccaneer by Thomas Babington Macaulay. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for October 4th, 2009. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . Download M4B (7MB)
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by Thomas Bailey Aldrich
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LibriVox recording of The Sisters' Tragedy, with Other Poems, Lyrical and Dramatic by Thomas Bailey Aldrich. Read in English by Anusha Iyer; Sonia; John Burlinson; Ross Klatte; Ian King; Tom Penn; Carol This is a collection of poetry by Thomas Bailey Aldrich. The collection includes several poems in the form of dialogues. - Summary by Carolin For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the...
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by Thomas Bailey Aldrich
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 14 recordings of In the Old Church Tower by Thomas Bailey Aldrich. This was the Weekly Poetry project for October 14, 2012. "Very lovely poem." - Caprisha Page "This seems like a nice nostalgic poem of a small town landmark." - Leonard Wilson For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free...
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by Thomas Bailey Aldrich
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 21 recordings of The Letter by Thomas Bailey Aldrich. This was the Weekly Poetry project for September 6, 2020.  Read in English by Andrew Gaunce; Alix Grace; AmieT22; Bruce Kachuk; FrigidBones; ChadH94; debolee; David Lawrence; Newgatenovelist; Garth Burton; Garfield Dsouza; Graham Scott; Justin Wilson; KHand; Lee Ann Howlett; Lori Arsenault; Larry Wilson; mleigh; Maria Morabe; moriahweaver12 and Phil Schempf. Thomas Bailey Aldrich was an American writer, poet,...
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by Thomas Buchanan Read
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 11 recordings of The Angler by Thomas Buchanan Read. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for May 17th, 2010. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . Download M4B (7MB)
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by Thomas Campbell
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 14 recordings of Song—''When Love came first to Earth.'' This was the Weekly Poetry project for  January 12, 2020 Read in English by Algy Pug; Bruce Kachuk; Caitlin Buckley; cassidysatt; Ethan Hurst; Newgatenovelist; Gina Briggs; Graham Scott; KevinS; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; Phil Schempf; Shanna Lea Warner and The Voice before the Void. Thomas Campbell was a Scottish poet. He was a founder and the first President of the Clarence Club and a co-founder of...
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by Thomas Campion
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 13 recordings of Thrice Toss Those Oaken Ashes in the Air by Thomas Campion. This was the Weekly Poetry project for February 10, 2013. Thomas Campion was an English composer, poet, and physician. He wrote over a hundred lute songs; masques for dancing, and an authoritative technical treatise on music. (Summary by D. Lawrence) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go...
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by Thomas Carew
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 19 recordings of Song: Eternity of Love Protested by Thomas Carew. This was the Weekly Poetry project for  June 10, 2018. Read in English by Algy Pug; Boris; Bruce Kachuk; dkr1; Newgatenovelist; Foon; Greg Giordano; Graham Scott; Jude; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; celesteale; Michele Fry; Nedge; Phil Schempf; RajVO; Tony Addison; Tomas Peter and tovarisch. Thomas Carew (pronounced "Carey") (1595 - 1640) was one of the Cavalier poets, a group...
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by Thomas Fleming Day
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LibriVox recording of Songs of Sea and Sail by Thomas Fleming Day. Read in English by Eva Davis; CJ Baars; April6090; Larry Wilson; Melanie T; Kathleen Moore; Nemo; Peter Yearsley; RecordingPerson Thomas Fleming Day was an American sailboat designer and sailboat racer. He was the founding editor of Rudder, a monthly magazine about boats, and himself the first to win the annual New York to Bermuda race. Not so well-known today is the fact that Day also occasionally penned a poem about his...
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by Thomas Frederick Young
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 15 recordings of A Snow Storm by T.F. Young. This was the Weekly  Poetry project for  January 6, 2019. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; David Lawrence; Foon; Garth Burton; Greg Giordano; Ian King; Jim Gallagher; Josh Kibbey; Larry Wilson; Nemo; Phil Schempf; SweetHome; Sarah Brown; Tomas Peter and tovarisch. Pedantic critics may find fault with my modest productions, and perhaps justly, in regard to grammatical construction, and mechanical arrangement, but I...
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by Thomas George Tucker
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LibriVox recording of Sonnets of Shakespeare's Ghost by Thomas George Tucker. Read in English by Eva Davis; Nemo This is a collection of sonnets in the Shakespearean style written by Thomas George Tucker as Gregory Thornton. As the author prefaces his volume: "The Spirit of William Shakespeare, sore vexed of them who say that in his Sonnets he writ not from the truth of his heart but from the toyings of his brain, and that he devised but a feigned object to fit a feigned affection, herein...
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LibriVox recording of a selection of poems from Moments of Vision and Miscellaneous Verses by Thomas Hardy, in the public domain. The LibriVox catalog page for this work lists the LibriVox readers. Hardy claimed poetry as his first love, and published collections until his death in 1928. Although not as well received by his contemporaries as his novels, Hardy's poetry has been applauded considerably in recent years. Most of his poems deal with themes of disappointment in love and life, and...
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by Thomas Hardy
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 12 recordings of When I set out for Lyonnesse by Thomas Hardy. This was the Weekly Poetry project for August 22, 2021.   Read in English by Alan Mapstone; Cade Elder; Bruce Kachuk; Darrell Nobles; Newgatenovelist; yourbookvoice; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; Phil Schempf; Susan Russell; Steve C and Sheridan Alistair. This Weekly poem is from the collection Satires of Circumstance by Thomas Hardy (1914). Lyonnesse was a mythical Kingdom mentioned in the...
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by Thomas Hardy
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 25 recordings of At A Lunar Eclipse by Thomas Hardy. This was the Weekly Poetry project for  January 27, 2019. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; Craig Franklin; Caroline Sears; Dean Rogers; Newgatenovelist; Greg Giordano; Graham Scott; Lynne Schroeder; Ian King; Jim Gallagher; Josh Kibbey; Ariphron; Kathryn Cummins; Kate Vaws; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; Lynda Marie Neilson; SlowCyclist1; Nan Dodge; Nemo; Phil Schempf; Tomas Peter; TerribleTy27; tovarisch and...
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by Thomas Hardy
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LibriVox recording of Song of the Soldiers' Wives, by Thomas Hardy. Thomas Hardy is regarded as one of the best English novelists. His novels are heartbreaking, unconventional, sad and lyrical. He also wrote many poems. This is one of the best. This is the weekly poem for the week starting at 5 August 2012. (Summary by Stav Nisser) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog...
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by Thomas Hardy
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 10 recordings of Middle Age Enthusiasms by Thomas Hardy. This was the Weekly Poetry project for JUne 12, 2016. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; Newgatenovelist; Greg Giordano; Ian King; Lee Ann Howlett; Leonard Wilson; Maria Kasper; Matthew Datcher; SkyAlbatross and Tomas Peter. Thomas Hardy, OM was an English novelist and poet. A Victorian realist in the tradition of George Eliot, he was influenced both in his novels and in his poetry by Romanticism, especially...
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by Thomas Hardy
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 14 recordings of A Commonplace Day by Thomas Hardy. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for February 27, 2022. Read in English by Adrian Stephens; Bruce Kachuk; David Lawrence; Newgatenovelist; Greg Giordano; Giac LaGraff; Garth Burton; yourbookvoice; Krista Zaleski; Larry Wilson; LeeSalter; Lee Vogler; Winnifred Assmann and Winston Smith. Thomas Hardy OM was an English novelist and poet. A Victorian realist in the tradition of George Eliot, he was influenced...
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by Thomas Hardy
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 13 recordings of To Flowers From Italy In Winter by Thomas Hardy. This was the Weekly Poetry project for July 25, 2021.   Read in English by Alan Mapstone; Algy Pug; Brize C; Bruce Kachuk; David Lawrence; dayanamnks; Oncetwain; Newgatenovelist; Garth Burton; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; LeeSalter and Sarah Jabir. This Weekly Poem features some of the Poet's thoughts on imported flowers. ( a curious subject) - Summary by David Lawrence For further information,...
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by Thomas Hardy
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 9 recordings of In Time Of "The Breaking Of Nations" by Thomas Hardy. This was the Weekly Poetry project for June 30, 2013. Written during the First World War, this is a poem about love, war and their timelessness by one of the best Victorian novelists. (Summary by Stav Nisser) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this...
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by Thomas Hardy
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LibriVox volunteers bring you seven different recordings of The Oxen , by Thomas Hardy. This was the weekly poetry project for the week of December 17th, 2006. For more information on our readers, please visit the catalog page at: http://librivox.org/the-oxen-by-thomas-hardy/ . For more free audiobooks, or to become a volunteer reader, please visit librivox.org . Download M4B (3MB)
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 9 recordings of recording of Sally Simpkin's Lament; or, John Jone's Kit-Cat-Astrophe by Thomas Hood. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for January 4, 2015. Read in English by Ahmad Abdullah; David Lawrence; Garth Burton; Greg Giordano; Jason Mills; Larry Wilson; Leonard Wilson; MaryAnn and Maria Kasper. Thomas Hood was a British humorist and poet, born in London. ( Summary from Wikipedia ) For further information, including links to online text, reader...
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by Thomas Hood
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 11 recordings of The Death-bed by Thomas Hood. This was the Weekly Poetry project for April 19, 2015. Read in English by Algy Pug; Bruce Kachuk; Newgatenovelist; Garth Burton; Ian King; J. McDougall; Julia Niedermaier; Lee Ann Howlett; NoelBadrian; Peter Yearsley and Rosslyn Carlyle. Thomas Hood was an English poet, author, and humourist, best known for poems such as The Bridge of Sighs and The Song of the Shirt. Hood wrote regularly for The London Magazine, the...
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 16 recordings of A Parental Ode to My Son, Aged Three Years and Five Months by Thomas Hood. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for  July 26, 2020. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; Chris Pyle; ChadH94; David Lawrence; Edmond Aggabao; Newgatenovelist; Seawolf4; Garth Burton; Greg Giordano; Graham Scott; Helen Ko; Larry Wilson; mleigh; John Stevens; Rohan31 and MaybeCordelia. A father is trying to write a poem to his son, but the troublesome antics of the...
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by Thomas Hood
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LibriVox recording of The Poetical Works of Thomas Hood by Thomas Hood. Read in English by emceejohnnyg; Nemo; Dru Conway; Simona Rusu; Larry Wilson; RecordingPerson; iloveyu; Jason in Panama; Kalynda; Bruce Kachuk; Craig Franklin; Lynda Marie Neilson; John N. Daily; Peter Tucker; Gloria Keawe; Leonard Wilson; davidmcl; Sonia; Patrick Wallace; antonygirgis; Sandra Schmit; Linda Olsen Fitak; Phil Schempf; RajVO This is a collection of Thomas Hood's poems. Hood was an eminent British poet,...
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by Thomas Hood
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 8 recordings of The Poacher, A Serious Ballad by Thomas Hood. This was the Weekly Poetry project for August 16, 2015. Read in English by Chris Pyle; David Lawrence; Newgatenovelist; J. McDougall; Larry Wilson; Leonard Wilson; Greg Giordano and NoelBadrian. There were scarcely any events in the life of Thomas Hood. One condition there was of too potent determining importance—life-long ill health; and one circumstance of moment—a commercial failure, and...
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by Thomas Hood
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 10 recordings of I Remember, I Remember by Thomas Hood. This was the Fortnightly Poetry Project for December 15, 2013. Read in English by Claudia Salto; Ernst Pattynama; Garth Burton; Jason Mills; Jannie Meisberger; Julia Niedermaier; John Sercel; Leonard Wilson; nbvoices; and Patrick Wallace. "There were scarcely any events in the life of Thomas Hood. One condition there was of too potent determining importance—life-long ill health; and one circumstance of...
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by Thomas Hood
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 13 recordings of The Wee Man - A Romance by Thomas Hood. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for March 7, 2021. Read in English by Andrea Atwood; Bruce Kachuk; ChadH94; czandra; Garth Burton; Graham Scott; holtonhj64 ; Larry Wilson; LeeSalter; mleigh; nbvoices; Phil Schempf and yaumixx. Thomas Hood was an English poet, author and humorist, best known for poems such as "The Bridge of Sighs" and "The Song of the Shirt". Hood wrote regularly...
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by Thomas Lodge
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 10 different recordings of Love's Wantonness by Thomas Lodge. This was the weekly poetry project for the week of August 24th, 2008. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . Download M4B (6MB)
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by Thomas Love Peacock
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LibriVox recording of To Mrs. De St Croix on Her Recovery by Thomas Love Peacock. Read in English by volunteer readers. LibriVox volunteers bring you 12 recordings of To Mrs. De St Croix on Her Recovery by Thomas Love Peacock. This was the Weekly Poetry project for February 6, 2022. ----- Thomas Love Peacock was an English novelist, poet, and official of the East India Company. While best known for his satirical novels, he also published several volumes of poetry. The first stanza of this piece...
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In this installment, Geraldine Monk reads "If thou wilt ease thine heart" by Thomas Lovell Beddoes. Monk was born in England in 1952. Her work has appeared in many of the major anthologies including Conductors of Chaos, the Oxford Anthology of 20th Century British & Irish Poetry and the first Ahadada Reader . Noctivagations , her 2001 collection of poetry and other texts was published by West House Books and her Selected Poems from Salt Publications appeared in 2003. Escafeld...
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In this installment, Aracelis Girmay reads “Dream-Pedlary” by Thomas Lovell Beddoes. Girmay is the author of Teeth , a collection of poems published by Curbstone Press in 2007. Her poems have also been published in Ploughshares , Bellevue Literary Review , Indiana Review , Callaloo , and MiPOesias , among other journals. A Cave Canem fellow, Girmay teaches writing workshops in New York & California. Thomas Lovell Beddoes, "Dream-Pedlary" If there were dreams to sell, What...
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In this installment, Alan Halsey reads "Song in the Air" by Thomas Lovell Beddoes. Halsey's books include The Text of Shelley's Death (1995), Wittgenstein's Devil: Selected Writing 1978-98 (2000) and Marginalien (2005). His edition of the later text of Beddoes's Death's Jest-Book was published by West House Books in 2003, and his several essays on Beddoes's life & work have appeared in various journals & pamphlets. Learn more about him here. Thomas Lovell Beddoes, "Song...
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 14 different recordings of The Ghosts' Moonshine by Thomas Lovell Beddoes. This was the weekly poetry project for the week of October 21st, 2007. For more information on the readers, please visit the catalog page: http://librivox.org/the-ghosts-moonshine-by-thomas-lovell-beddoes/ . For more free audiobooks, or to find out how you can volunteer, please visit librivox.org . Download M4B (12MB)
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In this installment, Geraldine Monk reads "We do lie beneath the grass" by Thomas Lovell Beddoes. Monk was born in England in 1952. Her work has appeared in many of the major anthologies including Conductors of Chaos, the Oxford Anthology of 20th Century British & Irish Poetry and the first Ahadada Reader . Noctivagations , her 2001 collection of poetry and other texts was published by West House Books and her Selected Poems from Salt Publications appeared in 2003. Escafeld...
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 13 different recordings of The Phantom-Wooer , by Thomas Lovell Beddoes. This was the weekly poetry project for the week of January 28th, 2007. For more information on our readers, please visit the catalog page at: http://librivox.org/the-phantom-wooer-by-thomas-lovell-beddoes/ . For more free audiobooks, or to become a volunteer reader, please visit librivox.org . Download M4B (8MB)
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by Thomas Moore
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 8 recordings of The Song of the Olden Time by Thomas Moore. This was the Weekly Poetry project for December 4, 2016. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; Greg Giordano; Lee Ann Howlett; Matthew Datcher; Phil Schempf; Scotty Smith; Tomas Peter and tovarisch. From a relatively early age Moore showed an interest in music and other performing arts. He sometimes appeared in musical plays with his friends, such as The Poor Soldier by John O'Keeffe (music by William Shield),...
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 23 recordings of Here, Take My Heart by Thomas Moore. This was the Weekly Poetry project for July 29, 2012. LibriVox volunteers bring you 23 recordings of Here, Take My Heart by Thomas Moore. This was the Weekly Poetry project for July 29, 2012. This weekly poem is one of the many love poems by the 19th-century Irish poet Thomas Moore. Some of his poems were composed. One of his best known poems is The Last Rose Of Summer. (Summary by Stav Nisser) For further...
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 15 recordings of "Oh, Call It by Some Better Name" by Thomas Moore. This was the weekly poem for the week of September 9, 2012. Thomas Moore was an Irish poet, singer, songwriter, and entertainer, now best remembered for the lyrics of The Minstrel Boy and The Last Rose of Summer. (Summary by Wikipedia) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox...
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by Thomas Moore
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 17 recordings of Believe Me, If All Those Endearing Young Charms by Thomas Moore. This was the Weekly Poetry project for February 14th, 2010. For details of readers, please see the LibriVox catalogue page for this project. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . Download M4B (10MB)
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 9 readings of Love Thee ? by Thomas Moore. This was the Weekly Poem for the week of November 29th, 2015. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; David Lawrence; Newgatenovelist; Garth Burton; Greg Giordano; Ian King; Lee Ann Howlett; Leonard Wilson and Maria Kasper. Another romantic love poem by the irish poet Thomas Moore. - Summary by Stav Nisser. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if...
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by Thomas Moore
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 18 recordings of Oh, No - Not Even When First We Loved by Thomas Moore. This was the Weekly Poetry Valentine's project for February 13, 2011. Thomas Moore (28 May 1779 – 25 February 1852) was an Irish poet, singer, songwriter, and entertainer, now best remembered for the lyrics of The Minstrel Boy and The Last Rose of Summer. He was responsible, with John Murray, for burning Lord Byron's memoirs after his death. In his lifetime he was often reffered to as...
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by Thomas Moore
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 20 recordings of Gayly Sound the Castanet by Thomas Moore. This was the Weekly Poetry project for July 19, 2020.  Read in English by Andrew Gaunce; Algy Pug; wordsmith28; Bruce Kachuk; ChadH94; Chris Pyle; Dominique van de Vorle; Edmond Aggabao; Frank249942; Graham Scott; Helen Ko; jdsouza27; KevinS; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; Lucas O'Brien; Minnie; Phil Schempf; MaybeCordelia and Sera Gonzalez. Thomas Moore's description of a Maltese celebration. - Summary...
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by Thomas Moore
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 16 recordings of While Gazing on the Moon's Light by Thomas Moore. This was the weekly poetry project for May 10th, 2009. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . Download M4B (11MB)
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by Thomas Moore
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 13 recordings of Remember Thee by Thomas Moore. This was the Weekly Poetry project for  January 17, 2021. Read in English by Andrew Gaunce; Bruce Kachuk; CadenB; Craig Franklin; David Lawrence; Darrell Nobles; Helen Ko; sharethelovechick; KevinS; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; Phil Schempf and RikkiP. Thomas Moore was an Irish writer, poet and lyricist celebrated for his Irish Melodies. Their setting of English-language verse to old Irish tunes marked the...
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by Thomas Moore
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 11 recordings of ’Tis the Last Rose of Summer by Sir Thomas Moore. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for November 15th, 2009. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . Download M4B (6MB)
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by Thomas Moore
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 8 recordings of Love's Young Dream by Thomas Moore. This was the Weekly Poetry project for September 26th, 2010. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . Download M4B (6MB)
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by Thomas Moore
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 18 recordings of On Passing Deadman’s Island by Thomas Moore. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for July 22, 2012. Thomas Moore was an Irish poet, singer, songwriter, and entertainer. In 1803 he was appointed registrar to the Admiralty in Bermuda, he found his work very light and uninspiring, so only spent around three months on the island. Because of his brief stay there he has sometimes been treated as an unofficial poet laureate of Bermuda. After leaving...
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by Thomas Moore
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 22 recordings of "To...: With all my soul, then, let us part" by Thomas Moore. This was the Weekly Poetry project for January 10th, 2010. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . Download M4B (11MB)
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 12 recordings of Oh! Had We Some Bright Little Isle Of Our Own by Thomas Moore. This was the Weekly Poetry project for August 2, 2015 Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; David Lawrence; Newgatenovelist; Garth Burton; Greg Giordano; Ian King; J. McDougall; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; Leonard Wilson; Maria Kasper and SkyAlbatross. Thomas Moore was an Irish poet, singer, songwriter, and entertainer, now best remembered for the lyrics of "The Minstrel Boy"...
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 16 recordings of The Meeting of the Waters by Thomas Moore. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for November 25, 2102. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . Download M4B (10MB)
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 9 recordings of recordings of The Song of the Box by Thomas Moore. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for December 13, 2020. Read in English by Andrew Gaunce; Bruce Kachuk; ChadH94; David Lawrence; KevinS; Larry Wilson; Cavaet; Phil Schempf and TriciaG. Thomas Moore's poking a bit of fun at George Grote, an English Liberal politician who advocated for elections by secret ballot. (At the time, votes were not anonymous, which led to intimidation and vote...
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by Thomas Moore
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LibriVox volunteers bring you eight recordings of In the Morning of Life by Thomas Moore. This was the Weekly Poetry project for September 13th, 2009. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . Download M4B (7MB)
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 18 recordings of Drink To Her by Thomas Moore. This was the weekly poetry project for July 5th, 2009. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . Download M4B (14MB)
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by Thomas Moore
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 12 recordings of My Heart and Lute by Thomas Moore . This was the Weekly Poetry project for December 12th, 2010. "My Heart and Lute" is a song/poem by Thomas Moore. In Through the Looking-Glass by Lewis Carroll, Alice recognizes the tune ("My Heart and Lute") used in the song called Haddocks' Eyes sung by the White Knight. (Summary by Wikipedia) For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, and for further information, including...
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 19 recordings of So Warmly We Met by Thomas Moore. This was the Weekly Poetry project for August 22nd, 2010. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . Download M4B (12MB)
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by Thomas Nashe
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LibriVox volunteers bring you 10 recordings of In Time of Pestilence, 1593 by Thomas Nashe. This was the Weekly Poetry project for August 1st, 2010. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . Download M4B (10MB)
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by Thomas S. Jones, Jr.
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LibriVox recording of A Song in Spring, by Thomas S. Jones, Jr. LibriVox volunteers bring you 19 recordings of A Song in Spring by Thomas S. Jones, Jr. This was the weekly poetry project for March 15th, 2009. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . Download M4B (8MB)
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by Théophile Gautier
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LibriVox recording of Enamels and Cameos and other Poems by Théophile Gautier. (Translated by Agnes Lee.) Read in English by Shriya; Nichalia Schwartz; Alan Mapstone; Larry Wilson; Phil Schempf; RomaSingh; Curtis R.; Stefan Von Blon; Emmi Kranz; jbev; Peter John Keeble; Gini Pug; Teamimono This is a volume of poetry by French poet Theophile Gautier, translated by Agnes Lee. Enamels and Cameos was published when Gautier was touring the Middle East, is considered his supreme poetic achievement....
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by Titus Lucretius Carus
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LibriVox recording of On the Nature of Things, by Titus Lucretius Carus (c. 99 BC - 55BC). Translated by John Selby Watson (1804 - 1844). Written in the first century B.C., On the Nature of Things (in Latin, "De Rerum Natura") is a poem in six books that aims at explaining the Epicurean philosophy to the Roman audience. Among digressions about the importance of philosophy in men's life and praises of Epicurus, Lucretius created a solid treatise on the atomic theory, the falseness of...
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LibriVox recording of De Rerum Natura, by Titus Lucretius Carus. Read by Malone. An exposition of Epicurus atomic theory and the ethical tenets based upon it. Drawing upon this materialist philosophy, Lucretius cites the fear of death as the cause of man's ills, and shows the way to freedom from that fear. (Summary by bropops4) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page...
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