Short Poetry Collection 163

Read by LibriVox Volunteers

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This is a collection of 31 poems read by LibriVox volunteers for December 2016.

It also includes a long poem, The Legend of Jubal by George Eliot

"And his brother's name was Jubal: he was the father of all such as handle the harp and organ."
- Genesis 4:21

Re-imagined from a few bare lines in Genesis, George Eliot’s epic poem describes man’s loss of innocense, the birth of animal husbandry, of industry, commerce, and art. In a surprise ending, she tells of human transcendence. Each of us has a divine gift to offer the world. (Summary by Josh Mitteldorf) (1 hr 57 min)


Christmas at Sea 3:22 Read by Winston Tharp
Cities and Thrones and Powers 1:19 Read by Newgatenovelist
The Dark Ages 2:59 Read by Sonia
The Darkling Thrush 1:54 Read by Ian King
The Dying Swan 3:13 Read by Sonia
Eddi's Service 2:17 Read by Newgatenovelist
The End of the Play 4:05 Read by Tomas Peter
Farewell, Ungrateful Traitor 1:20 Read by Peter Thomlinson (1940-2022)
Gather the Harvest 1:23 Read by Bruce Kachuk
If I Can Stop One Heart from Breaking 0:43 Read by Winston Tharp
I'm Nobody! Who are you? 0:42 Read by Dafni Ma
In The Droving Days 5:33 Read by Son of the Exiles
An Invitation 1:33 Read by Bruce Kachuk
Jenny Kiss'd Me 0:44 Read by Winston Tharp
The Jolly Dead March 3:47 Read by Son of the Exiles
The Jumblies 3:23 Read by Scotty Smith
The Legend of Jubal 47:31 Read by Josh Mitteldorf
Mine and Thine 1:16 Read by Newgatenovelist
New Year's Chimes 3:17 Read by Tomas Peter
Now Winter Nights Enlarge 1:20 Read by Peter Thomlinson (1940-2022)
On Love 5:24 Read by Tomas Peter
Out of Sight 1:37 Read by Son of the Exiles
The Passing of the Year 1:23 Read by Ian King
The Prairies 6:51 Read by Sonia
Sigh No More (from Much Ado About Nothing) 1:09 Read by Dafni Ma
The Snow Shower 3:37 Read by Garth Burton
Song's End 0:46 Read by Carlos Martín
Sonnet 18 1:15 Read by Craig Franklin
Sonnet 130 (My mistress' eyes are nothing like the sun) 1:21 Read by Peter Thomlinson (1940-2022)
Two Workers 1:11 Read by Bruce Kachuk
When You Are Old 1:07 Read by Ian King