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Wanting is - What? - Read by PS

In Wanting is - What?

Read by Phil Schempf


Robert Browning


Robert Browning was an English poet and playwright whose mastery of the dramatic monologue made him one of the foremost Victorian poets. His…

A Visit From Young Gloom - Read by PS

In A Visit From Young Gloom

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Ring Lardner


Ringgold Wilmer "Ring" Lardner was an American sports columnist and short story writer best known for his satirical writings about…

Zinotchka

In The Chorus Girl and Other Stories

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Anton Chekhov


Volume 8 of a collection of short stories by Anton Chekhov. The selection includes The Chorus Girl, A Gentleman Friend and A father, among …

The Champion of the Weather by O.Henry(1862-1910)

In Coffee Break Collection 013 - Weather

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O. Henry


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

The Father by Björnstjerne Björnson (1838-1910)

In Short Story Collection Vol. 070

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Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson


Mysteries, fantasy, family and hardship all make appearances in this, the 70th volume of short stories in the English language, selected and…

To Horace Bumstead

In Fifty years & Other Poems

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James Weldon Johnson


This is a collection of poems by James Weldon Johnson. Johnson was an early civil rights activist, and this theme is the basis for many of t…

Sonnet 141: In Faith, I Do Not Love Thee With Mine Eyes

In Short Poetry Collection 178

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William Shakespeare


This is a collection of 44 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for March 2018

From "Any Saint"

In Selected Poems of Francis Thompson

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Francis Thompson


Francis Thompson, an English poet and author, is best known for his poem "Hound of Heaven," included in this selection of his poe…

Jeremy Bentham

In Word Portraits of Famous Writers

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Mabel E. Wotton


Mabel Elizabeth Wotton, an author herself, moved in the literary circles of the late nineteenth century establishing many close friendships,…

Discovery of Printing

In Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 055

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Thomas MacKellar


Fifteen short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Topics include Philosophy and Psychology: selecti…

What The Pine Trees Said - Read by PS

In What The Pine Trees Said

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Edith M. Thomas


Edith Matilda Thomas was an American poet who "was one of the first poets to capture successfully the excitement of the modern city. (W…

To The Next Christmas - Read by PS

In To The Next Christmas

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T. W. H. Crosland


Thomas William Hodgson Crosland was a British author, poet, journalist and friend of royalty. Thomas was a humanitarian who frequently wrot…

Men I'm Not Married To - Read by PS

In Men I'm Not Married To

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Dorothy Parker


A saucy little poem commenting upon all men that Ms. Parker didn't marry, perhaps implying (it's a bit ambiguous) that upon marrying, the hu…

Lemminkainen's Second Wooing

In Finnish Legends

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R. Eivind


One dark winter's day in the north of Finland, Father Mikko seeks shelter in an isolated cabin till a storm abates. After dinner the family …

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