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The Light Princess

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George MacDonald


Plenty of princesses have been cursed by wicked witches, but the curse placed on this princess by her evil aunt is an unusual one: it remove…

Bible (WEB) 32: Jonah

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World English Bible


This short narrative book of the Old Testament contains one of the most famous Bible Stories, of “Jonah and the Whale.” The “great fish” how…

The Congo

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Vachel Lindsay


The Congo is one of the best-known poems by American poet Vachel Lindsay (1879-1931). It was revolutionary in its use of sounds and rhythms …

A Calendar of Sonnets

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Helen Hunt Jackson


Helen Hunt Jackson is probably most famous for her work on behalf of Native Americans’ rights. However, this short volume presents a sonnet …

Compensation

In Short Poetry Collection 008

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James Edwin Campbell


LibriVox’s Short Poetry Collection 008: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

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In The Rhodora

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Ralph Waldo Emerson


To celebrate Earth Day, LibriVox volunteers bring you six different recordings of The Rhodora, by Ralph Waldo Emerson. This was the weekly p…

The Little Match Girl

In Andersen's Fairy Tales

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Hans Christian Andersen


A collection of eighteen fairy tales - some popular, some lesser known - by famous Danish author H.C. Andersen.(Summary by Gesine)

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In Poet To His Love

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Maxwell Bodenheim


LibriVox volunteers bring you thirteen different readings of Poet To His Love, by Maxwell Bodenheim. This weekly poetry project was selected…

Psalm 088

In Bible (WEB) 19: Psalms - Selections

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World English Bible


To celebrate Easter, LibriVox volunteers bring you nine different recordings of various psalms from the World English Bible. This was the w…

Version 03

In O Captain! My Captain!

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Walt Whitman


In honor of President’s Day, LibriVox brings you thirteen versions of O Captain! My Captain! by Walt Whitman. This classic poem was written…

Chapter 18

In The Spy

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cooper_jf and James Fenimore Cooper


James Fenimore Cooper's second novel, The Spy (1821), is based on Sir Walter Scott's Waverly series, and tells an adventure tale about the A…

Chapter 07

In Death Be Not Proud

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John Donne


This week we’re marking the American Memorial Day with eleven readings of a John Donne poem. Memorial Day was conceived as a time to remembe…

Embankment at Night, before the War: Outcasts - Read by LF

In Embankment at Night, before the War: Outcasts

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D. H. Lawrence


This was the Weekly Poem for 20 May 2006. We stretched our poetry-reading muscles with five versions of this much longer selection than usua…

Richard Cory - Read by LF

In Richard Cory

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Edwin Arlington Robinson


This was the weekly poetry project for 3 June 2006. Many “character” poems cut straight to the inmost psychology of their subjects, but here…

Sonnet 73 - read by LF

In Sonnet 073

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William Shakespeare


To celebrate Shakespeare’s birthday, LibriVox volunteers bring you ten different recordings of Sonnet 73. This was the weekly poetry project…

Song of Wandering Aengus - read by LF

In The Song of Wandering Aengus

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William Butler Yeats


LibriVox volunteers bring you eighteen different readings of The Song of Wandering Aengus, by Irish poet William Butler Yeats, to celebrate …