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The Hunting of the Snark

Read by Robert Garrison


Lewis Carroll


This is a whimsical poem that takes the reader on a sailing hunt for the mythical Snark. The Bellman, the Butcher, the Baker, the Beaver and…

Bible (ASV) 21: Ecclesiastes

Read by Robert Garrison


American Standard Version


Ecclesiastes (or The Preacher) is the twenty-first book of The Bible. The author of this book is unknown but is considered by many biblical …

Spirits in Bondage

Read by Robert Garrison


C. S. Lewis


Spirits in Bondage is C.S. Lewis’s first book and the first of his works to be available in the public domain. It was released in 1919 unde…

Bible (ASV) 18: Job

Read by Robert Garrison


American Standard Version


The Book of Job (American Standard Version) is presented in forty-two chapters and is one of the Old Testament Wisdom Books. The narrative c…

Bible (ASV) 22: Song of Solomon

Read by Robert Garrison


American Standard Version


The Song of Songs is the twenty-second book of The Bible and was authored by Solomon. In some translations, this book is entitled The Song o…

Each In His Own Tongue

In Short Poetry Collection 009

Read by Robert Garrison


William Herbert Carruth


LibriVox’s Short Poetry Collection 009: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Version 13

In Mother Night

Read by Robert Garrison


James Weldon Johnson


LibriVox volunteers bring you fifteen different readings of Mother Night, by James Weldon Johnson. This weekly poetry project (for the week …

Sonnet 130 - read by RG

In Sonnet 130

Read by Robert Garrison


William Shakespeare


LibriVox volunteers bring you seventeen different readings of Shakespeare’s Sonnet 130. This sonnet offers a look into the Elizabethan ideal…

08 - 'It's my own Invention'

In Through the Looking-Glass

Read by Robert Garrison


Lewis Carroll


Through the Looking Glass, the sequel to Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, was written in 1872 and it finds Alice in a land …

Chapter 10

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…

The Lion And The Mouse

In Aesop's Fables, Volume 01 (Fables 1-25)

Read by Robert Garrison


Aesop


Dating back to the 6th century BC, Aesop's Fables tell universal truths through the use of simple allegories that are easily understood. Tho…

The Creation

In Short Poetry Collection 005

Read by Robert Garrison


James Weldon Johnson


LibriVox’s Short Poetry Collection 005: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Version 5

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 Second Coming

In Short Poetry Collection 004

Read by Robert Garrison


William Butler Yeats


LibriVox’s Short Poetry Collection 004: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Version 11

In Where My Books Go

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William Butler Yeats


LibriVox volunteers bring you thirteen different readings of the short poem Where My Books Go by William Butler Yeats, a weekly poetry proje…

The Bells

In Short Poetry Collection 003

Read by Robert Garrison


Traditional and Edgar Allan Poe


LibriVox’s Short Poetry Collection 003: a collection of 20 public-domain poems.

Richard Cory - Read by RG

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…

The Naughty Boy

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)