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  • Leigh Hunt

    LibriVox volunteers bring you 8 recordings of A Fish Answers by James Leigh Hunt. This was the weekly poetry project for the week of October 26th,...read more

  • Anne Bradstreet

    LibriVox volunteers bring you 9 recordings of A Letter to Her Husband (Absent upon Public Employment) by Anne Bradstreet. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for January 24th,...read more

  • George Washington Cable

    LibriVox volunteers bring you 12 recordings of A New Arrival by George W. Cable. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for May 17th, 2010. "The New Arrival" is a valuable poem because it expresses the joy of a young father over his new baby. If girls should be educated to be good mothers, so should boys be taught that fatherhood is the highest and holiest joy and right of man. The child is educator to the man. He teaches him how to take responsibility, how to give unbiased judgments, and how to be fatherly like "Our Father who is in Heaven." (1844-.) (introduction to 'A New Arrival' from Poems Every Child Should Know by Mary E. Burt...read more

  • William Wilfred Campbell

    LibriVox volunteers bring you 17 recordings of A Canadian Folk-Song by William Wilfred Campbell. This was the weekly poetry project for January 4th,...read more

  • Bliss Carman

    LibriVox volunteers bring you fifteen different recordings of A Vagabond Song, by Bliss Carman, to celebrate the Autumnal Equinox. This was the weekly poetry project for the week of September 24th,...read more

  • Clement Clarke Moore

    LibriVox volunteers bring you 24 recordings of A Visit From Saint Nicholas by Clement Clarke Moore. More commonly known today as 'Twas the Night Before Christmas. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for December 13th,...read more

  • Edgar Fawcett

    LibriVox volunteers bring you 14 recordings of A Sad Case by Edgar Fawcett. This was the Weekly Poetry project for June 6th,...read more

  • 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,...read more

  • John Wilmot

    LibriVox volunteers bring you 8 recordings of A Song of a Young Lady to Her Ancient Lover by John Wilmot. This was the Weekly Poetry project for September 6th,...read more

  • Edward Thomas

    LibriVox volunteers bring you 7 recordings of Adlestrop by Edward Thomas. This was the Weekly Poetry project for September 20th,...read more

  • Samuel Francis Smith

    LibriVox volunteers bring you 5 recordings of America by Samuel Francis Smith. This was the Weekly Poetry project for July 4th,...read more

  • Rosanna Eleanor Leprohon

    LibriVox volunteers bring you 14 recordings of An Afternoon in July by Rosanna Eleanor Leprohon. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for July 7,...read more

  • Táhirih

    LibriVox volunteers bring you 13 recordings of An Ode by Táhirih (Fátimih Baraghání) (1814/1817 - 1852), Translated by Edward Granville Browne (1862 - 1926). This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for February 7th, 2010. Fátimih Baraghání (1814/1817 - 1852), also known by the titles of Táhirih (Arabic for "The Pure One") and Qurratu'l-'Ayn (Arabic for "Consolation of the Eyes") was an influential Iranian poet and Bábí heroine from the town of Qazvín. Her legacy is important to Bahá'ís, as well as supporters of women's rights in Iran. In 1844, she became the seventeenth disciple or "Letter of the Living" of the Báb (1819-1850). As the only woman in this initial group of...read more

  • Nabíl-I-A'Zam

    LibriVox volunteers bring you 8 recordings of An Ode to Bahá'u'lláh by Nabíl-i-A'zam (Mullá Muhammad Zarandí). This was the Weekly Poetry project for February 21st, 2010. Mullá Muhammad-i-Zarandí (29 July 1831 - 1892), more commonly known as Nabíl-i-A`zam or Nabíl-i-Zarandí, was an eminent Bahá'í historian during the time of Bahá'u'lláh, and one of the nineteen Apostles of Bahá'u'lláh. He is most famous for authoring The Dawn-breakers, which stands out as one of the most important and extensive accounts of the ministry of the Báb. Besides writing a lengthy history of the Bahá'í Faith, he wrote poetry about the historical events of the religion, which he would send to the...read more

  • James Riley

    LibriVox volunteers bring you 9 recordings of At Broad Ripple by James Whitcomb Riley. This was the fortnightly poetry project for September 6,...read more

  • Robert Burns

    LibriVox volunteers bring you 11 recordings of Auld Lang Syne by Robert Burns. This was the weekly poetry project in honor of Gung Haggis Fat Choy, a cultural event originating from Vancouver, Canada, celebrating the timely coincidence of Robert Burns Day with the Chinese New Year. January 25th, 2009 marked the convergence of the 250th anniversary of the birth of Robert Burns and Chinese New Year's Eve. (Summary adapted from...read more

  • John Clare

    LibriVox volunteers bring you 14 recordings of Autumn by John Clare . This was the Weekly Poetry project for October 17th,...read more

  • Clinton Scollard

    LibriVox volunteers bring you 12 recordings of Bag-Pipes at Sea by Clinton Scollard. This was the weekly poetry project for February 15th,...read more

  • Will Carleton

    LibriVox volunteers bring you 11 recordings of Betsey and I Are Out by Will Carleton. This was the fortnightly poetry project for March 22nd,...read more

  • James Thomas Fields

    LibriVox volunteers bring you 18 recordings of Ballad of the Tempest by James T. Fields. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for July 4th,...read more