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Rainbow Gold: Poems Old and New Selected for Boys and Girls

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(4,5 Sterne; 1 Bewertungen)

This collection of poems, selected by Sara Teasdale, a talented poet in her own right, is made to appeal to children, both girls and boys. They are not poems about children, but for children. Neither does this mean that they are childish, but rather that they capture the imagination of children both in subject matter and the richness of the lyrical language of the poems themselves. They range through the great classical poets from Milton to Poe, in all of their variety and vigor. What child could not be captivated by Blake’s, The Tiger, or enchanted by Lanier’s Song of the Chattahoochee? Here in these verses, we all are children. -summary by Larry Wilson (3 hr 27 min)

Chapters

Prefatory Note

7:11

Read by BettyB

Kubla Khan: A Vision in a Dream

3:20

Read by Larry Wilson

Meg Merrilies

1:45

Read by Jason in Panama

Berries

2:22

Read by avocado

Romance

1:25

Read by Alitheia

Hymn of Pan

2:27

Read by Jason in Panama

Written in March

1:05

Read by Kangaroo

''When the Hounds of Spring''

2:56

Read by Carol

Song

0:40

Read by Kangaroo

Under the Greenwood Tree

1:01

Read by Jason in Panama

To Violets

0:51

Read by Jason in Panama

On May Morning

1:07

Read by Kangaroo

The Leprecaun or Fairy Shoemaker

2:57

Read by BettyB

Hunting Song

1:58

Read by Jason in Panama

The Lady of Shalott

7:45

Read by Larry Wilson

Hymn to Diana

1:31

Read by Jason in Panama

The Song of Wandering Aengus

1:52

Read by Carol

The Shepherd to His Love

1:43

Read by Larry Wilson

Robin Hood and the Butcher

5:31

Read by Kalynda

A Sea Song

1:22

Read by Larry Wilson

Epitaph on a Hare

2:18

Read by Felicity12

The Pilgrim

1:30

Read by Kangaroo

Lullaby for Titania

1:26

Read by Twinkle

Israfel

2:31

Read by BettyB

Jaffar

2:46

Read by Nemo

A Song of Sherwood

3:43

Read by BettyB

The Destruction of Sennacherib

2:00

Read by Larry Wilson

Ivry

4:56

Read by BettyB

The Tiger

1:27

Read by Larry Wilson

The Terrible Robber Men

1:14

Read by Carol

Sir Patrick Spens

4:32

Read by Sonia

''Blow, Blow, Thou Winter Wind''

1:34

Read by Kangaroo

The Pied Piper of Hamelin (A Child's Story)

15:41

Read by Ian King

''Time, You Old Gipsy Man''

1:37

Read by Carol

The Solitary Reaper

1:55

Read by Ian King

My Lost Youth

3:26

Read by Ian King

Battle-Hymn of the Republic

2:17

Read by Kangaroo

Gathering Song of Donald Dhu

1:48

Read by Sonia

The Minstrel-Boy

1:20

Read by Kangaroo

Bannockburn (Robert Bruce's Address to His Army)

1:36

Read by Sonia

Fable

1:05

Read by BettyB

Good Hours

1:25

Read by Carol

Winter

1:25

Read by Kangaroo

A Chanted Calendar

1:29

Read by Kathleen Moore

The Cloud

4:11

Read by Kathleen Moore

Bugle Song

1:32

Read by Kathleen Moore

The Forsaken Merman

5:58

Read by Kathleen Moore

Nurse's Song

1:00

Read by Kathleen Moore

To a Mouse

2:25

Read by Kathleen Moore

The Fairies

2:33

Read by Efia Tora

La Belle Dame Sans Merci

3:20

Read by Carol

Spring

1:27

Read by Kangaroo

''I Wandered Lonely''

1:43

Read by Kangaroo

The Gay Gos-Hawk

6:01

Read by BettyB

An Old Song of Fairies

2:15

Read by BettyB

Moon Folly (The Song of Conn the Fool)

2:45

Read by Carol

Star-Talk

1:59

Read by BettyB

Jim Jay

1:10

Read by BettyB

The Ghosts of the Buffaloes

5:11

Read by BettyB

A Christmas Carol

1:43

Read by Larry Wilson

Escape at Bedtime

1:09

Read by Evan Smith

Song of the Chattahoochee

3:22

Read by Carol

Sea Fever

1:23

Read by Larry Wilson

''O Captain! My Captain!''

2:09

Read by Larry Wilson

The Snow

1:52

Read by thestorygirl

A Song for My Mother: Her Hands

2:13

Read by Carol

The Fountain

1:20

Read by Efia Tora

Nature's Friend

1:17

Read by Efia Tora

Tree-Toad

1:34

Read by BettyB

An Ancient Christmas Carol

1:12

Read by Carol

An Old Christmas Carol

1:23

Read by BettyB

King John and the Abbot of Canterbury

6:11

Read by BettyB

The Sands of Dee

1:48

Read by Carol

Sister Awake! (Old English Song)

0:58

Read by Kalynda

The Skeleton in Armor

6:16

Read by Sonia

By Bendemeer's Stream

1:43

Read by Carol

A Prayer

1:17

Read by Larry Wilson

Young Lochinvar

3:42

Read by Nemo

Off the Ground

3:18

Read by BettyB

Auld Daddy Darkness

1:52

Read by Sonia

Bewertungen

(4,5 Sterne)

Thank you, readers. I especially like Carol/Rosehip's reading.