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Prairie Poems from the Sunflower State

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Lottie Brown Allen

Poems written by Kansas native Lottie Brown Allen expressing her love of her home state. - Summary by AnnaLisa Bodtker

Rivers to the Sea (Version 2)

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Sara Teasdale

Sara Teasdale never disappoints. This lovely book of lyrical poems reminds us of the eternal verities of love, loss and life. - Summary by …

Flame and Shadow, Version 2

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Sara Teasdale

A collection of poetry by American poet Sara Teasdale. Her lyrical poems of love, nature's beauty, and death were much loved during the ear…

Spring Morning

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Frances Cornford

Frances Cornford, the granddaughter of Charles Darwin, wrote several volumes of poetry. In this volume is one of her best known poems, the …

When We Were Very Young (version 2)

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A. A. Milne

This best-selling book of poetry by A. A. Milne was first published in 1924. The poems describe the adventures of Christopher Robin. In it w…

With Trumpet and Drum

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Eugene Field

The book is made up of poems compiled from the “Little Book of Western Verse,” the “Second Book of Verse,” and the files of the “Chicago Dai…

The Harp-Weaver, and Other Poems

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Edna St. Vincent Millay

Although Edna St. Vincent Millay was gaining recognition for her lyrical poems since 1920, it was winning the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1…

The Janitor's Boy and Other Poems

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Nathalia Crane

Known for her whimsical verse and rhythmic, lilting poems Nathalia Crane was a child prodigy who published her first volume of poetry at the…

Rosemary and Pansies

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Effie Waller Smith

Effie Waller Smith was recognized as a promising young black poet. Her poems reflect her love of nature, her faith, and her experience as a …

The Rainbow and the Rose (Version 2)

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E. Nesbit

Although Edith Nesbit is best known for her innovative children's books and classic ghost stories, she was at heart a poet. She began writin…


In Short Poetry Collection 179

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Cale Young Rice

This is a collection of 39 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for April 2018.

"All the Little Sighing Souls" Part 1

In The Haunted Hour; an anthology

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Margaret Widdemer

I have not considered as ghost-poems anything but poems which related to the return of spirits to earth. They "The Blessed Damozel,&quo…

My First Pond

In Insect Adventures

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Jean-Henri Fabre

This book is composed of selections from Alexander Teixeira de Mattos’ Translation of Fabre’s “Souvenirs Entomologiques,” retold for childre…

Mr Sudberry in his Counting-House

In Freaks on the Fells: Three Months' Rustication, Story 1

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R. M. Ballantyne

In this first story in Freaks on the Fells, Mr Sudberry, a successful London merchant takes his family on a Scottish highlands vacation. Ov…

Chapter 5 The Legend of St. Christopher

In The Junior Classics Volume 2: Folk Tales & Myths

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Variousandwilliam Patten

Compilation of tales designed and arranged for young people. This volume covers tales from the North, the Rhine, Greece and Rome, tales fro…

The Princess on the Glass Mountain

In Swanhilde, and other Fairy Tales

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Wilhelm Hauff

Wilhelm Hauff was a German poet and novelist, perhaps best known for his fairy tales (Märchen). Some of his stories, such as the Caliph…

A Double Standard

In Poems

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Frances E. W. Harper

Frances Ellen Watkins Harper was an influential female African American poet. Her poetry often deals with themes of freedom, discrimination,…