The Devil’s Bridge – audiobook
Henry Wadsworth LONGFELLOW (1807 – 1882)
Taken from Poems of Places: An Anthology in 31 Volumes, Switzerland and Austria: Vol. XVI, edited by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. – Summary by David Lawrence
Genre(s): Myths, Legends & Fairy Tales, Nature Fiction, Poetry
Language: English (FULL Audiobook)

 

The Old Maid – audiobook
Sara TEASDALE (1884 – 1933)
LibriVox volunteers bring you 10 recordings of The Old Maid by Sara Teasdale. This was the Weekly Poetry project for September 8, 2013.
Genre(s): Multi-version (Weekly and Fortnightly poetry)
Language: English (FULL Audiobook)

 

To the Old Pagan Religion
LibriVox volunteers bring you 17 recordings of To the Old Pagan Religion by H. P. Lovecraft. This was the fortnightly poetry project for February 8th, 2009.

Genre(s): Multi-version (Weekly and Fortnightly poetry)
Language: English (FULL Audiobook)

 

Good Hours – audiobook
Robert FROST (1874 – 1963)

LibriVox volunteers bring you 41 different recordings of Good Hours by Robert Frost. This was the weekly poetry project for the week of September 9th, 2007.

Genre(s): Poetry, Multi-version (Weekly and Fortnightly poetry)
Language: English (FULL Audiobook)

 

 

An Essay on Man - audiobook Alexander POPE (1688 - 1744) Pope's Essay on Man, a masterpiece of concise summary in itself, can fairly be summed up as an optimistic enquiry into mankind's place in the vast Chain of Being. Each of the poem's four Epistles takes a different perspective, presenting Man in relation to the universe, as individual, in society and, finally, tracing his prospects for achieving the goal of happiness. In choosing stately rhyming couplets to explore his theme, Pope sometimes Read more [...]
Gawayne and the Green Knight - audiobook Charlton Miner LEWIS (1866 - 1923) Charlton Miner Lewis' version of Gawayne and the Green Knight, a late 14th century alliterative romance, is written in modern language telling the story of the Green Knight's challenge to Gawayne, and the romance between Sir Gawayne and Lady Elfinheart. The name Gawayne is often also spelled Gawain. (Summary by Betsie Bush) Genre(s): Myths, Legends & Fairy Tales, Fantastic Fiction, Poetry Language: English (FULL Audiobook)   Read more [...]

Miracles – audiobook
Walt WHITMAN (1819 – 1892)
LibriVox volunteers bring you 15 different recordings of Miracles, by Walt Whitman. This was the weekly poetry project for the week of March 4th, 2007.

Genre(s): Poetry
Language: English (FULL Audiobook)

 

Where My Books Go – audiobook
William Butler YEATS (1865 – 1939)
Librivox volunteers bring you thirteen different readings of the short poem Where My Books Go by William Butler Yeats, a weekly poetry project. (Summary by Annie Coleman)
Genre(s): Poetry
Language: English (FULL Audiobook)

 

The Compliment – audiobook
Eugene FIELD (1850 – 1895)
LibriVox volunteers bring you 11 recordings of The Compliment by Eugene Field. This was the Weekly Poetry project for September 1, 2013.
Genre(s): Multi-version (Weekly and Fortnightly poetry)
Language: English (FULL Audiobook)

 

Embankment at Night, before the War: Outcasts D. H. LAWRENCE (1885 - 1930) This was the Weekly Poem for 20 May 2006. We stretched our poetry-reading muscles with five versions of this much longer selection than usual (some 96 lines), in which D.H. Lawrence evokes a gritty yet sensitive picture of urban poverty before the First World War. (Summary by LauraFox) Genre(s): Multi-version (Weekly and Fortnightly poetry) Language: English (FULL Audiobook)   Read more [...]
Fire - Flowers E. Pauline JOHNSON (1861 - 1913) LibriVox volunteers bring you 17 recordings of Fire - Flowers by E. Pauline Johnson. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for August 18, 2013. Fire-Flowers is taken from the book, Flint and Feather: Collected Verse by E. Pauline Johnson. (Summary by David Lawrence ) Genre(s): Culture & Heritage, Literary Fiction, Nature Fiction Language: Englis (FULL Audiobook)   Read more [...]
Baby's Own Aesop audiobook Walter CRANE (1845 - 1915) "Baby's Own Aesop" presents the fables as one-stanza limericks, each "pictorially pointed" by Walter Crane, the noted painter and illustrator. He apprenticed to master wood-engraver, William James Linton, who furnished the draft of the book's poems for Crane to edit. "Baby's Own Aesop" is available in a beautiful facsimile edition of colored engravings from the International Children's Digital Library, with which your child can read along while Read more [...]

Mother Night audiobook
James Weldon JOHNSON (1871 – 1938)
Librivox volunteers bring you fifteen different readings of Mother Night, by James Weldon Johnson. This weekly poetry project (for the week of 2/26/2006) was selected to celebrate Black History Month.
(Summary by Annie Coleman)

Genre(s): Poetry
Language: English (FULL Audiobook)

 

A Child’s Garden of Verses
Robert Louis STEVENSON (1850 – 1894)

Beloved by many generations of children, A Child’s Garden of Verses is a beautiful collection of children’s poetry. Sometimes thoughtful, sometimes whimsical, but always fun. (Summary by Arctura)

Genre(s): Children’s Fiction, Poetry
Language: English (FULL Audiobook)

 

Danse Russe William Carlos WILLIAMS (1883 - 1963) Williams spent his life as a doctor practicing pediatric medicine in northern New Jersey, a few miles west of New York City. During the work day, between seeing patients, he often dashed off poems on the backs of blank prescription pads that he kept in his pocket. This particular poem was written in just such a spontaneous way, after seeing the Russian Ballet perform in Manhattan. Each of the 16 readers in this collection took the challenge to make Read more [...]
Jazz Fantasia audiobook Carl SANDBURG (1878 - 1967) As our weekly poem of 30-July-2006, "Jazz Fantasia" was a special challenge because it isn't just about jazz, it IS jazz. The rhythm is central, but not so clearly defined, so we had to play around and improvise. Every reading is unique! (Summary by LauraFox) Genre(s): Multi-version (Weekly and Fortnightly poetry) Language: English     Read more [...]

Ring Out, Wild Bells audiobook
Alfred, Lord TENNYSON (1809 – 1892)

LibriVox volunteers ring in the new year with nineteen recordings of Ring Out, Wild Bells by Alfred, Lord Tennyson. This was the weekly poetry project for the week of December 31st, 2006.

Genre(s): Poetry, Multi-version (Weekly and Fortnightly poetry)
Language: English (FULL Audiobook)

 

 

To My Cat audiobook
Rosamund Marriott WATSON (1860 – 1911)

LibriVox volunteers bring you 15 different recordings of To My Cat by Rosamund Marriott Wilson. This was the weekly poetry project for the week of August 19th, 2007

Genre(s): Poetry, Multi-version (Weekly and Fortnightly poetry)
Language: English (FULL Audiobook)