O Captain! My Captain!


Read by LibriVox Volunteers

(4.9 stars; 8 reviews)

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

"O Captain! My Captain!" is an elegy for Abraham Lincoln written by Walt Whitman, who worked as a clerk and army hospital nurse during the Civil War. The Captain of the poem is Lincoln, and the ship represents the United States, brought safely through the storm of war. In the poem, Whitman juxtaposes the people's joy at the end of the war with his grief at the assassination of the President. (Summary by Laurie Anne Walden) (0 hr 36 min)

Chapters

O Captain! My Captain! - Read by BA 2:02 Read by Ben Adams
O Captain! My Captain! - Read by BAG 1:57 Read by elliot
O Captain! My Captain! - Read by BK 2:06 Read by Bruce Kachuk
O Captain! My Captain! - Read by DAC 1:48 Read by Donald Cummings
O Captain! My Captain! - Read by JCB 2:17 Read by Joy Baker
O Captain! My Captain! - Read by JCM 1:55 Read by Jason Mills
O Captain! My Captain! - Read by JK 1:58 Read by J Korth
O Captain! My Captain! - Read by JL 2:02 Read by Jesse Liwag
O Captain! My Captain! - Read by JN 2:18 Read by Julia Niedermaier
O Captain! My Captain! - Read by KJH 1:34 Read by KHand
O Captain! My Captain! - Read by LAH 1:57 Read by Lee Ann Howlett
O Captain! My Captain! - Read by LAW 1:46 Read by Laurie Anne Walden
O Captain! My Captain! - Read by LLW 2:21 Read by Leonard Wilson
O Captain! My Captain! - Read by MAS 2:51 Read by MaryAnn
O Captain! My Captain! - Read by ME 2:05 Read by MEita
O Captain! My Captain! - Read by MJ 1:56 Read by michellejoseph
O Captain! My Captain! - Read by RC 1:54 Read by Rosslyn Carlyle
O Captain! My Captain! - Read by WT 1:53 Read by Winston Tharp

Reviews

Your fear filled journeys finished...thats not it?¿

(5 stars)

The 1st line is what I say to every taxi driver & none of them have realised what condition the captain is actually in! Ah well...theres alwaya a 1st time. Well spoken narrators, well pronounced by all as theres some words that are a bit tricky in this poem.