John Gay

Eighteenth Century Poetry and Prose


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A collection of prose and poetry written principally in the 18th Century. These works of world literature are written in the English languag…

Trivia, or The Art of Walking the Streets of London


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John Gay's Trivia is a satirical guide to walking the streets of London, written in mock heroic style. Learn how to avoid pickpockets, wig t…

The World's Best Poetry, Volume 3: Sorrow and Consolation (Part 1)


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The third of ten volumes of poetry edited by Canadian poet laureate Bliss Carman (1861-1929). This collection includes a range of famous poe…

Short Poetry Collection 174


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This is a collection of 45 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for November 2017.

Short Poetry Collection 205


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This is a collection of 69 poems read in English by LibriVox volunteers for June 2020.

Short Poetry Collection 156


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This is a collection of 29 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for May 2016.

Poetic Duets


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This selection of poems has many favourites from authors such as Edward Lear and Robert Browning, as well as less well known authors. We hop…

Short Poetry Collection 171


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This is a collection of 30 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for August 2017.

Short Poetry Collection 060


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LibriVox's Short Poetry Collection 060: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.