Ballads

The Norse King's Bridal

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Eleanor Mary Smith-Dampier


In these translations from the Danish the author attempted to adhere strictly to the metres of the original, however in some, where this was…

Two Cumberland Ballads

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John Stagg


Two narrative ballads, based on local lore, by the Cumberland poet John Stagg. In 'The Hermit of Rockcliffe', a young fugitive takes refuge …

Love & Its Historical Shades: Poetic Expressions of Love Based on Varying Time …

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Carl Sandburg, Walt Whitman and Thomas Wyatt


The theme around these poems is how poets expressed their ideas of love as well as the type of language used to convey said love through poe…

Songs of the Outlands: Ballads of the Hoboes and Other Verse

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Henry Herbert Knibbs


A poetry collection. The poem "Out There Somewhere" was extensively quoted in and was the basis for Edgar Rice Burroughs' story &q…

Double Sestina - Ye Goatherd Gods

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Sir Philip Sidney


LibriVox volunteers bring you recordings of Double Sestina - Ye Goatherd Gods by Phillip Sidney. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project fo…

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