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  • Edgar A. Guest

    LibriVox volunteers bring you 20 recordings of Best Way to Read a Book by Edgar A. Guest. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for September 12th,...read more

  • George MacDonald

    LibriVox volunteers bring you 12 recordings of Baby by George MacDonald. This was the fortnightly poetry project for February 22nd,...read more

  • King James Version

    LibriVox volunteers bring you eight different recordings of Psalm 133, to celebrate United Nations Day. This was the weekly poetry project for the week of October 22nd,...read more

  • World English Bible

    To celebrate Easter, LibriVox volunteers bring you nine different recordings of various psalms from the World English Bible. This was the weekly poetry project for the week of April 9th, 2006. (Summary by Annie...read more

  • Robert Frost

    LibriVox volunteers bring you 12 recordings of Birches by Robert Frost. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for February 21st,...read more

  • James Freeman Clarke

    LibriVox volunteers bring you 9 recordings of Cana by James Freeman Clarke, from The World's Best Poetry, edited by Bliss Carman. This was the Weekly Poetry project for November 14th, 2010. Trivia: After hearing the song "John Brown's Body", Clarke suggested that Mrs. Julia Ward Howe write new lyrics; the result was "The Battle Hymn of the Republic". He published but few verses, but at heart was a poet. (summary by...read more

  • Eugene Field

    LibriVox volunteers bring you 13 recordings of Christmas Morning by Eugene Field. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for December 12, 2010. Eugene Field, Sr. (September 2, 1850 - November 4, 1895) was an American writer, best known for his children's poetry and humorous...read more

  • Agnes Lee

    LibriVox volunteers bring you 14 recordings of Convention by Agnes Lee. This was the weekly poetry project for December 21st,...read more

  • Mary Ashley Townsend

    LibriVox volunteers bring you 12 recordings of Down the Bayou by Mary Ashley Townsend. This was the Weekly Poetry project for September 27th,...read more

  • John Godfrey Saxe

    LibriVox volunteers bring you 15 recordings of Early Rising by John Godfrey Saxe. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for December 31, 2010. The words "dutiful" and "pious" never applied to the aspiring satirist. Bored by his legal work, Saxe began publishing poems for The Knickerbocker, of which "The Rhyme of the Rail" is his most famous early work. He soon caught the attention of the prominent Boston publishing house, Ticknor and Fields. Though he received no royalties for his first volume, it ran to ten reprintings and eventually outsold works by Hawthorne and...read more

  • William Morris

    LibriVox volunteers bring you 11 recordings of Echoes of Love's House by William Morris. This was the Weekly Poetry project for January 9th, 2011. William Morris was an English textile designer, artist, writer, and socialist associated with the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood and the English Arts and Crafts Movement. Morris wrote and published poetry, fiction, and translations of ancient and medieval texts throughout his life. Today, Morris's poetry is little-read. His fantasy romances languished out of print for decades until their rediscovery amid the great fantasy revival of the late 1960s following the phenomenal success of Tolkien's Lord of the Rings. But his textile and wallpaper designs...read more

  • Fay Inchfawn

    The Vernal Equinox signals the time when the winter's cold mantle begins to succumb to the warming influences of the oncoming spring. Fay Inchfawn (nee Elizabeth Rebecca Ward) took the springtime of 1920 as her inspiration for the bright promise of beauty and new life described in Early Spring. LibriVox volunteers bring you eight different readings of this magical work to celebrate the Vernal Equinox. This was the weekly poetry project for the week of March 19, 2006. (Summary by...read more

  • Alexander Pope

    LibriVox volunteers bring you 15 recordings of Epigram by Alexander Pope. This was the Weekly Poetry project for August 8th,...read more

  • Edd Mcnair

    LibriVox volunteers bring you 29 recordings of Evening Star by Edgar Allan Poe. This was the weekly poetry project in honor of Poe's 200th birthday, January 19th,...read more

  • William Shakespeare

    LibriVox volunteers bring you 16 recordings of Fidele by William Shakespeare. This was the Weekly Poetry project for July 18th,...read more

  • Robert Louis Stevenson

    LibriVox volunteers bring you 17 different recordings of Foreign Lands by Robert Louis Stevenson. This was the weekly poetry project for the week of April 22nd,...read more

  • Henry Charles Beeching

    LibriVox volunteers offer you 9 different recordings of Going down Hill on a Bicycle by Henry Charles Beeching. This was the weekly poetry project for the week of April 25th,...read more

  • Various Authors

    A collection of LibriVox volunteers' favourite chapters. Some were chosen for being the key chapter in a great novel, others for the wonderful clarity with which great ideas are expressed, and still others because the reader did a wonderful job. Whatever the reason they were chosen, we hope they will give you as much pleasure as they did us. (Summary by David...read more

  • Various Authors

    A collection of LibriVox volunteers' favourite chapters. Some were chosen for being the key chapter in a great novel, others for the wonderful clarity with which great ideas are expressed, and still others because the reader did a wonderful job. Whatever the reason they were chosen, we hope they will give you as much pleasure as they did us. (Summary by David...read more

  • Various Authors

    A collection of LibriVox volunteers' favourite chapters. Some were chosen for being the key chapter in a great novel, others for the wonderful clarity with which great ideas are expressed, and still others because the reader did a wonderful job. Whatever the reason they were chosen, we hope they will give you as much pleasure as they did us. (Summary by David...read more