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The Ballad of St. Barbara and Other Verses

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G. K. Chesterton


This book of poetry by G.K. Chesterton, originally published in 1922, contain 35 poems on a variety of subjects. (Summary by Maria Therese…

Up The Line

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Will Carleton


LibriVox volunteers bring you 10 recordings of Up The Line by Will Carleton. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for February 7th, 2010.

The Ballad which Anne Askew made and sang when she was in Newgate

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Anne Askew


LibriVox volunteers bring you 8 recordings of The Ballad which Anne Askew made and sang when she was in Newgate by Anne Askew. This was the …

Bars and Shadows: The Prison Poems of Ralph Chaplin

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Ralph Chaplin


Ralph Chaplin and many other prominent members of the Industrial Workers of the World were imprisoned under the Espionage Act of 1917 as the…

A Ballad of John Silver

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John Masefield


LibriVox volunteers bring you nine different recordings of A Ballad of John Silver, by John Masefield, to celebrate International Talk Like…

The Ballad of Iron Percy

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Edward Clark


It has been twenty years since the island nation of Great Hale conquered the New World and became an empire. Lord Percival Wilmore, the Hero…

A Nautical Ballad

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Charles Edward Carryl


LibriVox volunteers bring you 21 different recordings of A Nautical Ballad by Charles Edward Carryl.

Yvain, or the Knight with the Lion

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Chrétien De Troyes


Yvain, the Knight of the Lion is a romance by Chrétien de Troyes. It was probably written in the 1170s simultaneously with Lancel…

The Hunting of the Snark (Version 3)

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Lewis Carroll


The Hunting of the Snark - "An Agony in 8 Fits" is typically categorized as a nonsense poem written by Lewis Carroll, the pen name…

Lyrical Ballads (1798)

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William Wordsworth


Lyrical Ballads, with a Few Other Poems is a collection of poems by William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge, first published in 1798 …

Ballad of the Tempest

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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 4t…

Will ye go to the Indies, my Mary?

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Robert Burns


A LibriVox' Weekly Poetry tribute to Robbie Burns on the upcoming Robbie Burns Day. (January 25) Robert Burns (also known as Robbie Burns, R…

A Bird in a Gilded Cage

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Arthur J. Lamb


LibriVox volunteers bring you 12 recordings of A Bird in a Gilded Cage by Arthur J. Lamb. This was the Weekly Poetry project for October 2, …

Ballady i Romanse

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Adam Mickiewicz


Świat Ballad i Romansów, choć jak najbardziej rzeczywisty, o określonym miejscu na mapie i w dziejach, tchnie ludową wyobraźnią, niep…

Ancient Ballads and Legends of Hindustan

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Toru Dutt


Toru Dutt was an Indian poet, writing in English. Born in 1856, she travelled to England and France, and being a polyglot became fluent in F…

Balladen

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Carl Spitteler


Eine Balladensammlung des Schweizer Dichters und Schriftstellers Carl Spitteler. Er erhielt 1919 den Nobelpreis für Literatur. - Summar…

The Ballad of the White Horse (Version 2)

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G. K. Chesterton


The Ballad of the White Horse is a poem by G K Chesterton about the idealized exploits of the Saxon King Alfred the Great, published in 1911…

The Ballad of Reading Gaol, (version 2)

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Oscar Wilde


In 1895, Oscar Wilde was sentenced to 2 years of hard labor for acts of ‘gross indecency’. During his time at Reading Gaol, he witnessed a r…

The Ballad of Reading Gaol

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Oscar Wilde


Wilde’s meditation on capital punishment, the Ballad of Reading Gaol comes after he was convicted and imprisoned under charges of gross inde…

Ballad of Another Ophelia

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D. H. Lawrence


LibriVox volunteers bring you 16 recordings of the haunting Ballad of Another Ophelia by D. H. Lawrence. This was the Fortnightly Poetry pro…

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