Anthology of Magazine Verse for 1913

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William Stanley Braithwaite, a talented poet in his own right, was most notable for his anthologies of poetry including these annual collections that spanned at least twelve years from 1913 to 1924. These were composed of poems written in that year, and included a wide range of poetry from classical to avant-garde. As an African American, he also included many selections from other African American poets. He is recognized as a significant publisher of Harlem Renaissance poets - Summary by Larry Wilson (2 hr 0 min)


Introduction 14:09 Read by Larry Wilson
Hymn to Demeter, by Louis V. Ledoux 2:43 Read by Alan Mapstone
Over the Wintry Threshold, by Bliss Carman 1:02 Read by RomaSingh
In April, by Margaret Lee Ashley 0:54 Read by RomaSingh
May Is Building Her House, by Richard Le Gallienne 1:42 Read by gcarlson
In a Forgotten Burying-ground, by Ruth Guthrie Harding 0:53 Read by Andrew Gaunce
Wind, by Fannie Stearns Davis 1:11 Read by mleigh
The Speckled Trout, by Madison Cawein 1:55 Read by Paul Harvey
Trees, by Joyce Kilmer 0:50 Read by Larry Wilson
In the Hospital, by Arthur Guiterman 1:04 Read by Adrian Stephens
Love of Life, by Tertius van Dyke 1:27 Read by Adrian Stephens
God’s Will, by Mildred Howells 0:59 Read by Stefan Von Blon
On the Birth of a Child, by Louis Untermeyer 1:19 Read by Katie Bond
To a Child Falling Asleep, Robert Alden Sanborn 3:10 Read by Rachel May
A Roman Doll, by Agnes Lee 1:41 Read by Larry Wilson
Sappho, by Sara Teasdale 6:31 Read by Alan Mapstone
Of Moira Up the Glen, by Edward J. O’Brien 2:25 Read by Alan Mapstone
Morning Glories, by John G. Neihardt 1:23 Read by Erin Grassie
Lest I Learn, by Witter Bynner 0:54 Read by Stefan Von Blon
Later, by Willard Huntington Wright 1:34 Read by Steven J. Battaglia
The Old Maid, by Sara Teasdale 1:05 Read by Adrian Stephens
Departure, by John Hall Wheelock 0:51 Read by Rowan Puttergill
An Adieu, by Florence Earle Coates 0:59 Read by Rowan Puttergill
Heart’s Tide, by Ethel M. Hewitt 0:55 Read by Adrian Stephens
Waiting, by Charles Hanson Towne 0:35 Read by Khayla Jones
Desiderium, by Richard Le Gallienne 1:29 Read by Khayla Jones
Human, by Richard Burton 0:40 Read by Khayla Jones
The Ghost, by Hermann Hagedorn 1:11 Read by Steven J. Battaglia
A Mountain Gateway, by Bliss Carman 2:19 Read by Steven J. Battaglia
Perugia, by Amelia Josephine Burr 2:42 Read by Katie Bond
Ghosts, by Marguerite Mooers Marshall 1:48 Read by mleigh
St. John and the Faun, by George Edward Woodberry 3:10 Read by Rachel May
School, by Percy MacKaye 7:34 Read by Adrian Stephens
The Marvelous Munchausen, by William Rose Benet 5:20 Read by Alan Mapstone
Train-mates, by Witter Bynner 2:15 Read by Dessa Dixon
The Kallyope Yell, by Nicholas Vachel Lindsay 4:49 Read by Andrew Gaunce
Thanksgiving For Our Task, by Shaemas OSheel 3:46 Read by Adrian Stephens
A Likeness, by Willa Sibert Cather 2:54 Read by mleigh
The Field of Glory, by Edwin Arlington Robinson 2:42 Read by Algy Pug
Rich Man, Poor Man--, by Francis Hill 0:56 Read by Damien1110
The Sin Eater, by Ruth Comfort Mitchell 2:57 Read by Rachel May
Night-sentries, by George Sterling 3:24 Read by Algy Pug
The Swordless Christ, by Percy Adams Hutchison 2:03 Read by Larry Wilson
What of the Night?, by Willard Huntington Wright 3:07 Read by Larry Wilson
A Threnody, by Louis V. Ledoux 9:04 Read by Adrian Stephens
November, by Mahlon Leonard Fisher 1:07 Read by Andrew Gaunce
Salutation, by Ruth Sterry 1:10 Read by Stefan Von Blon
Here Lies Pierrot, by Richard Burton 2:06 Read by Alan Mapstone