Children of the Night

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This is a collection of poems by Edwin Arlington Robinson, titled the Children of the Night, and including, besides the famous title poem, several ballads, and poems dedicated to other authors and poets. - Summary by Carolin (1 hr 42 min)


The Children of the Night 2:24 Read by Jacquelyn Bengfort
Three Quatrains 0:43 Read by Rob Smith
The World 0:56 Read by Sonia
An Old Story 0:45 Read by Andree-Ann Granger
Ballade of a Ship 1:53 Read by Sonia
Ballade by the Fire 1:33 Read by Sonia
Ballade of Broken Flutes 1:38 Read by Sonia
Ballade of Dead Friends 1:22 Read by Sonia
Her Eyes 2:04 Read by Robert K
Two Men 1:07 Read by Bridget Paul
Villanelle of Change 1:17 Read by Bridget Paul
John Evereldown 2:28 Read by John Burlinson (1950-2024)
Luke Havergal 1:54 Read by Sonia
The House on the Hill 1:01 Read by Robert K
Richard Cory 1:06 Read by Jacquelyn Bengfort
Two Octaves 1:14 Read by James Lapine
Calvary 1:05 Read by Sonia
Dear Friends 1:02 Read by graciaselah
The Story of the Ashes and the Flame 0:59 Read by Bridget Herbes
For Some Poems by Matthew Arnold 1:13 Read by James Lapine
Amaryllis 0:59 Read by Sonia
Kosmos 1:19 Read by Ross Klatte
Zola 1:02 Read by James Lapine
The Pity of the Leaves 1:08 Read by Sonia
Aaron Stark 1:33 Read by John Burlinson (1950-2024)
The Garden 1:04 Read by graciaselah
Cliff Klingenhagen 1:13 Read by John Burlinson (1950-2024)
Charles Carville's Eyes 1:07 Read by James Lapine
The Dead Village 0:53 Read by Marissa Parker
Boston 0:39 Read by Bridget Herbes
Two Sonnets 1:53 Read by Geza Hrazdina
The Clerks 1:08 Read by Geza Hrazdina
Fleming Helphenstine 1:28 Read by John Burlinson (1950-2024)
For a Book by Thomas Hardy 1:04 Read by Sonia
Thomas Hood 1:14 Read by John Burlinson (1950-2024)
The Miracle 1:17 Read by Andree-Ann Granger
Horace to Leuconoe 1:03 Read by Sonia
Reuben Bright 1:15 Read by John Burlinson (1950-2024)
The Altar 1:04 Read by Sonia
The Tavern 1:00 Read by Sonia
Sonnet 0:46 Read by Rob Smith
George Crabbe 1:16 Read by John Burlinson (1950-2024)
Credo 0:54 Read by Bridget Herbes
On the Night of a Friend's Wedding 1:01 Read by Marissa Parker
Sonnet 1:05 Read by James Lapine
Verlaine 1:04 Read by James Lapine
Sonnet 1:05 Read by James Lapine
Supremacy 1:07 Read by James Lapine
The Night Before 20:10 Read by James Lapine
Walt Whitman 1:19 Read by Marissa Parker
The Chorus of Old Men in 'Aegeus' 2:26 Read by James Lapine
The Wilderness 2:39 Read by Bridget Herbes
Octaves 12:07 Read by Ross Klatte
Two Quatrains 0:48 Read by Sonia
Romance 1:12 Read by Ross Klatte
The Torrent 0:59 Read by Sonia
L'Envoi 1:19 Read by John Burlinson (1950-2024)