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The Crescent Moon

Read by Anusha Iyer


Rabindranath Tagore


This is a wonderful collection of lyrical poetry and poetry in prose by India's most well-known poet, Rabindranath Tagore, whose book Gitanj…

The Reaper And The Flowers

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


LibriVox volunteers bring you 25 recordings of The Reaper And The Flowers by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. This was the Fortnightly Poetry pro…

The Sonnets of Michael Angelo Buonarroti and Tommaso Campanella

Read by Mary J


Michelangelo Buonarroti


Michael Angelo and Campanella represent widely sundered, though almost contemporaneous, moments in the evolution of the Italian genius. Mich…

English Stornelli

Read by Newgatenovelist


Augusta Webster


In this sequence Augusta Webster experimented with eight-line verses grouped thematically by the seasons of the year. These poems also explo…

The Wind Among the Reeds

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William Butler Yeats


William Butler Yeats was an Irish poet and one of the foremost figures of 20th century literature. He studied poetry in his youth and from a…

Orphic Hymns / ΟΡΦΕΩΣ ΥΜΝΟΙ

Read by Ἑλένη Κεμικτσή


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Οἱ Ὀρφικοὶ Ὕμνοι ἐντάσσονται στὰ πλαίσια τῶν ἐργασιῶν πού ξεκίνησα ἐδῶ καὶ μερικὰ χρόνια στὴν ἰστοσελίδα μου Projet Homere (Σχέδιο Ὁμήρου (γ…

The Convivio

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Dante Alighieri


Convivio (The Banquet) is a work written by Dante Alighieri roughly between 1304 and 1307. This unfinished work of Dante consists of four tr…

Lyrics from the Chinese

Read by MaryAnn


Helen Waddell


Thirty-six short Chinese poems from the 12th to the 7th Century B.C. are translated into English by Irish Poet Helen Waddell. Summary by Ma…

Canzoniere

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Dante Alighieri


Le Rime (in English, The Rhymes) are the collection of lyric poems written by Dante Alighieri throughout his life. While the rest of Dante's…

La Vita Nuova

Read by Mary J


Dante Alighieri


In quella parte del libro della mia memoria dinanzi alla quale poco si potrebbe leggere, si trova una rubrica la quale dice Incipit Vita Nov…

A Health

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Edward Coote Pinkney


LibriVox volunteers bring you 9 recordings of A Health by Edward Coote Pinkney. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for February 19, 201…

The New Life (La vita nuova)

Read by Mary J


Dante Alighieri


One of Dante's earliest works, La vita nuova or La vita nova (The New Life) is in a prosimetrum style, a combination of prose and verse, and…

Eros and Psyche

Read by Nathan


Robert Bridges


Bridges' Eros and Psyche retells the Eros (= Cupid) and Psyche myth first recorded by Lucius Apuleius in his book The Golden Ass. The poem …

The Story of Rimini

Read by Peter Tucker


Leigh Hunt


A long poem telling the tragic story of Francesca da Rimini, the duped and adulterous bride, inspired by the character in Dante's Inferno. P…

Lights

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Sara Teasdale


Sara Teasdale was an American lyric poet. Teasdale's first poem was published in Reedy's Mirror, a local newspaper in St. Louis, in 1907. He…

The Domain of the Poem: Lyric, Sign, Meaning and Rhythm in Contemporary Ars Poet…

In Humanitas - Visiting Professorships at the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge

Read by Don Paterson


Various


University of Oxford Podcasts

The Domain of the Poem: Lyric, Sign, Meaning and Rhythm in Contemporary Ars Poet…

In Humanitas - Visiting Professorships at the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge

Read by Don Paterson


Various


University of Oxford Podcasts

Dirge for the Year

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Percy Bysshe Shelley


Percy Bysshe Shelley was one of the major English Romantic poets, and is regarded by some as among the finest lyric, as well as epic, poets …

Public Domain Hymns 01

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Various


"Originally modeled on the Psalms and other poetic passages (commonly referred to as "canticles") in the Scriptures, Christia…

May Song

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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


Johann Wolfgang von Goethe was a German writer and statesman. His body of work includes epic and lyric poetry written in a variety of metres…

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