Walt Whitman

Leaves of Grass


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American poet Walt Whitman’s Leaves of Grass, is a collection of poems notable for its frank delight in and praise of the senses, during…

O Captain! My Captain!


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In honor of President’s Day, LibriVox brings you thirteen versions of O Captain! My Captain! by Walt Whitman. This classic poem was written…

The Wound Dresser


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The Wound Dresser is a series of letters written from the hospitals in Washington by Walt Whitman during the War of the Rebellion to The New…

An Old Man's Thought of School


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LibriVox volunteers bring you 23 recordings of An Old Man's Thought of School by Walt Whitman. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for F…

30 American Poems


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This is a sequel of sorts to 37 American Poems, one of my first solos. Concentration here is on late 19th to early 20th Century works by US …

Short Poetry Collection 001


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Librivox’s Short Poetry Collection 001: a collection of 29 public-domain poems.

O Captain! My Captain!


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LibriVox volunteers bring you 18 recordings of "O Captain! My Captain!" This was the Weekly Poetry for the week of August 17, 2014…

James Joyce in Context, Vol. 1: Telemachus


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This is a project invented and created by LibriVox volunteers. It collects various works which James Joyce quotes and refers to in his epic…

A Prairie Sunset


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LibriVox volunteers bring you 16 recordings of A Prairie Sunset by Walt Whitman. This was the Weekly Poetry project for August 28, 2011.Walt…

Vintage Verse Rhapsody: A Poetry Collection


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A collection of poetry selected and performed by Bob Gonzalez, rhapsode. Rhapsodes of Ancient Greece were “song-stitchers,” performing selec…

Old Ireland


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LibriVox volunteers bring you 11 recordings of Old Ireland by Walt Whitman. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for August 1st, 2010.

Old Chants


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LibriVox volunteers bring you 11 recordings of Old Chants by Walt Whitman. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for May 15, 2011.Walter &…

Longings for Home


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LibriVox volunteers bring you 13 recordings of Longings for Home by Walt Whitman. This was the Weekly Poetry project for August 26, 2012.Bor…

Romantic Poetry Collection 001


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A collection of romatic poems for St Valentine's day.

Miracles


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LibriVox volunteers bring you 15 different recordings of Miracles, by Walt Whitman. This was the weekly poetry project for the week of March…

Ô Capitaine ! Mon Capitaine ! (En français et en anglais)


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Composé par Walt Whitman (1819-1892) en hommage au président Abraham Lincoln assassiné en 1865, ce poème fut pub…

Specimen Days


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Specimen Days is essentially the great American poet Walt Whitman's scrap book. It documents most of his life's adventures, espeically his e…

A Noiseless Patient Spider


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Librivox volunteers bring you eight different readings of Walt Whitman’s A Noiseless Patient Spider, a weekly poetry project. (Summary by An…

Prefaces and Prologues to Famous Books


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Charles W. Eliot, 21st President of Harvard University, edited this volume of prefaces ... authored by a Who's Who of World Literature: Baco…

The Wit and Humor of America, Vol 08


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The Wit and Humor of America is a 10 volume series. In this, the eighth volume, 40 short stories and poems have been gathered from 35 author…

37 American Poems


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Here are 37 distinctively American poems, covering the mid-17th - early 20th Centuries, from Anne Bradstreet to Dorothy Parker's sole PD wor…

Long Poems Collection 005


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Long Poems Collection 005: a collection of 10 public-domain poems longer than 5 minutes in length.

Short Poetry Collection 139


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This is a collection of 24 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for December 2014.

Life and Adventures of Jack Engle: An AutoBiography


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This story ran as a serial in 1852 in the New York Sunday Dispatch, and for more than 160 years was buried in obscurity, unknown to the worl…

LibriVox 7th Anniversary Collection


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To celebrate the 7 years of LibriVox , readers from all around the world have recorded 77 works they have selected, all of which have 7 in …

Drum-Taps


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Drum Taps is the next collection of poems published by Walt Whitman after his famous Leaves of Grass. This collection is a direct response …

Coffee Break Collection 010 - War and Conflict


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This is the tenth collection of our "coffee break" series, involving public domain works that are between 3 and 15 minutes in leng…

What Think You I Take my Pen in Hand?


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LibriVox volunteers bring you 15 different recordings of What think you I take my pen in hand? by Walt Whitman. This was the weekly poetry p…

Short Poetry Collection 170


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This is a collection of 34 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for July 2017. It includes a longer poem, Parliament of the Birds by Farid ud…

Abraham Lincoln: A Commemoration – 15 April 2015


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April 14-15th, 2015, is the 150th year anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s assassination. This is a collection of pieces to mark that…

Aspects Of Love - An Anthology


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Aspects Of Love is an anthology of poetic explorations on the theme of erotic love - though one of the "poets" represented here is…

I Saw in Louisiana a Live-Oak Growing


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LibriVox volunteers bring you 11 recordings of I Saw in Louisiana a Live-Oak Growing by Walt Whitman. This was the Weekly Poetry project for…

Long Poems Collection 006


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LibriVox’s Long Poems Collection 006: a collection of 17 public-domain poems longer than 5 minutes in length.

Warble for Lilac-Time


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LibriVox volunteers bring you 6 different recordings of Warble for Lilac-Time by Walt Whitman.

Feuilles d'herbe (extraits)



Au Fil des Lectures En commençant mes études ; J'entends chanter l'Amérique ; Une femme m'attend ; Ô Capitaine, m…

Short Poetry Collection 109


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for June 2012.

Dirge for Two Veterans


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In celebration of Memorial Day in the United States, 2007, LibriVox volunteers bring you twelve different recordings of Dirge for Two Vetera…

Short Poetry Collection 119


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for April 2013.

Sea Poems: An Idiosyncratic Selection


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Seventeen poems about the sea or in which the sea plays an important role. - Summary by david wales

Short Poetry Collection 141


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This is a collection of 27 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for February 2015.

Short Poetry Collection 063


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LibriVox’s Short Poetry Collection 063: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Poèmes (Sélection)


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« En commençant mes études le premier pas m’a plu si fort, Le simple fait de la conscience, ces formes, la motilit&eacut…

Short Poetry Collection 140


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This is a collection of 32 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for January 2015.

Short Poetry Collection 114


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for November 2012.

The Half-Breed: A Tale of the Western Frontier


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Published anonymously in The Brooklyn Daily Eagle (with an earlier draft also appearing as “Arrow-Tip” in The Aristidean), The Half-Breed: A…

Short Poetry Collection 113


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for October 2012.

Lavender Lit 101 - International LGB Literature up to 1923


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International LGB Literature up to 1923 This is a collection of 30 American and European gay, lesbian, & bisexual writers from the 16th …

Short Poetry Collection 126


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This is a collection of 20 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for November 2013.

Short Poetry Collection 104


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for January 2012.

Short Poetry Collection 023


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Librivox’s Short Poetry Collection 023: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Leaves of Grass (version 2)


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In honour of Walt Whitman's 200th birthday (31 May 2019) we bring you a solo recording of his seminal work Leaves of Grass. Originally publi…

Short Poetry Collection 042


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LibriVox’s Short Poetry Collection 042: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Short Poetry Collection 128


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This is a collection of 29 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for January 2014.

Sammlung deutscher Gedichte 016


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Eine Sammlung von 20 deutschen Gedichten für LibriVox. Der Kapitän von Walt Whitman wurde übersetzt von Wilhelm Schöle…

Poetry Miscellany 02


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As we get older, many of us return to youthful memories of poems once significant to us. Outside their association with our youth, we may wo…

Short Poetry Collection 087


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for the month of March 2010.

Short Poetry Collection 067


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LibriVox's Short Poetry Collection 067: a collection of 20 public-domain poems, chosen and read by Librivox volunteers.

When I heard the Learn’d Astronomer


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Whitman claimed that after years of competing for "the usual rewards", he determined to become a poet. He first experimented with …

Short Poetry Collection 070


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This is a collection of poems for the month of August 2008

Short Poetry Collection 031


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LibriVox’s Short Poetry Collection 031: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Song of the Broad-Axe - stanza 4


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This Weekly Poem is an excerpt from Song of the Broad-axe (4th Stanza) by Walt Whitman, who was an American poet, essayist and journalist. …

Short Poetry Collection 090


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for the month of August 2010.

Roots and Leaves Themselves Alone


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Walter "Walt" Whitman was an American poet, essayist, and journalist, in addition to publishing his poetry—was a volunteer nurse d…

Short Poetry Collection 169


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This is a collection of 34 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for June 2017.

Short Poetry Collection 093


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This is a collection of poems recorded by LibriVox volunteers for the month of December 2010.

Short Poetry Collection 175


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This is a collection of 34 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for December 2017.

Short Poetry Collection 028


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LibriVox’s Short Poetry Collection 028: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Short Poetry Collection 176


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This is a collection of 27 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for January 2018

Short Poetry Collection 182


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This is a collection of 41 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for July 2018.

Short Poetry Collection 108


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for May 2012.

Short Poetry Collection 032


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LibriVox’s Short Poetry Collection 032: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Short Poetry Collection 033


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LibriVox’s Short Poetry Collection 033: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Short Poetry Collection 143


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This is a collection of 29 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for April 2015.

Short Poetry Collection 111


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for August 2012.

Short Poetry Collection 068


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LibriVox's Short Poetry Collection 068: a collection of 20 public-domain poems, chosen and read by Librivox volunteers.

Short Poetry Collection 082


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers during the month of August 2009.

Short Poetry Collection 030


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LibriVox’s Short Poetry Collection 030: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

LibriVox 10th Anniversary Collection


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This year is the 10th anniversary of our beloved LibriVox and to celebrate, readers have found and recorded 100 items with a connection to t…

Short Poetry Collection 048


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LibriVox's Short Poetry Collection 048: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Short Poetry Collection 049


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LibriVox's Short Poetry Collection 049: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Short Poetry Collection 041


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LibriVox’s Short Poetry Collection 041: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Short Poetry Collection 107


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for April 2012.

LibriVox 12th Anniversary Collection


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"LibriVox is a hope, an experiment, and a question: can the net harness a bunch of volunteers to bring books in the public domain to li…

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Audiobook podcast of public domain texts found on Project Gutenberg. Readings by BellonaTimes of LibriVox. Works by Sara Teasdale, Walt Whit…

Short Poetry Collection 054


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LibriVox’s Short Poetry Collection 054: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Short Poetry Collection 065


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LibriVox's Short Poetry Collection 065: a collection of 20 public-domain poems, chosen and read by Librivox volunteers.

Short Poetry Collection 053


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LibriVox’s Short Poetry Collection 053: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Short Poetry Collection 021


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Librivox’s Short Poetry Collection 021: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Short Poetry Collection 188


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This is a collection of 35 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for January 2019.

Short Poetry Collection 135


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This is a collection of 13 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for August 2014.

Short Poetry Collection 091


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for the month of September and October 2010.

Short Poetry Collection 026


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LibriVox’s Short Poetry Collection 026: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Short Poetry Collection 052


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LibriVox's Short Poetry Collection 052: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Short Poetry Collection 029


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LibriVox’s Short Poetry Collection 029: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Short Poetry Collection 132


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This is a collection of 19 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for May 2014.

Hush'd Be the Camps Today


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LibriVox readers bring you 16 readings of Hush'd Be the Camps Today by Walt Whitman, in honor of the 150th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's…

Short Poetry Collection 138


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This is a collection of 25 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for November 2014.

Short Poetry Collection 056


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LibriVox's Short Poetry Collection 056: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Short Poetry Collection 183


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This is a collection of 35 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for August 2018.

Short Poetry Collection 086


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This is a collection of poems read by LibriVox volunteers for the month of February 2010.

Short Poetry Collection 186


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This is a collection of 34 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for November 2018.

Short Poetry Collection 069


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LibriVox's Short Poetry Collection 069: a collection of 20 public-domain poems, chosen and read by Librivox volunteers.

Short Poetry Collection 047


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LibriVox’s Short Poetry Collection 047: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Short Poetry Collection 145


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This is a collection of 30 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for June 2015.

Vigil Strange I Kept on the Field One Night


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LibriVox volunteers bring you 13 recordings of Vigil Strange I Kept on the Field One Night. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for June…

Short Poetry Collection 058


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LibriVox's Short Poetry Collection 058: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Short Poetry Collection 078


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This is a collection of poems read by Librivox volunteers during the month of April 2009.

Short Poetry Collection 040


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LibriVox's Short Poetry Collection 040: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Long I Thought that Knowledge


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LibriVox volunteers bring you 15 recordings of Long I Thought that Knowledge by Walt Whitman. This was the Weekly Poetry project for June 30…

Short Poetry Collection 057


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LibriVox's Short Poetry Collection 057: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Short Poetry Collection 144


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This is a collection of 31 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for May 2015.

Short Poetry Collection 146


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This is a collection of 29 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for July 2015.

Del canto de mí mismo


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Me celebro y me canto. Lo que me atribuyo también quiero que os lo atribuyáis, Pues cada át…

El enigma


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Ese algo que estos versos y cualesquiera otros versos no pueden asir, Que el oído más fino no puede oir…

Me celebro y me canto a mí mismo


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Me celebro y me canto a mí mismo. Y lo que yo asuma tú también habrás de asumir, Pues ca…

Una hoja de hierba


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Creo que una hoja de hierba, no es menos que el día de trabajo de las estrellas, y que una hormiga es perfect…

Una araña paciente y silenciosa


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Una araña paciente y silenciosa, vi en el pequeño promontorio en que sola se hallaba, vi c…

Canto de la vida pública


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A pie, con el corazón ligero, huello la vía pública; Franco y salubre el mundo se dilata ante mí; …

La duda terrible de las apariencias


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Pienso en la duda terrible de las apariencias, En la incertidumbre en que nos hallamos, pienso que quizá somos juguete de una ilusi&…

Reconciliación


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¡Oh palabra, superior a todas las palabras, mágica como el firmamento! Bello es que la guerra y todas sus carnicerías se…

Con estrépitos de músicas vengo


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Con estrépitos de músicas vengo, con cornetas y tambores. Mis marchas no suenan solo para los victorio…

Ciudad de orgías


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Ciudad de orgías, de baladas y de alegrías, Ciudad, algún día ilustre porque yo he vivido y cantado…