Cheese Curd for Bait

Read by LibriVox Volunteers

LibriVox volunteers bring you 14 recordings of Cheese Curd for Bait by James McIntyre. This was the Weekly Poetry project for September 23, 2012.

James McIntyre, born in Scotland, came to Canada in 1841. He finally settled in Ingersoll (a town in central Ontario on the banks of the Thames River), the then-heart of Canadian dairy country.
He was well loved in the community, from which he often received aid in hard times, due in part to his poesy and oratorical skills — he was called on to speak at every kind of social gathering in Ingersoll. The region seems to have inspired him, and it was in celebration of the proud history of Canada, the natural beauty and industry of the region, and especially its cheese, that the majority of his oeuvre was written. (Summary from Wikipedia) (0 hr 25 min)


Version 1 1:47 Read by Algy Pug
Version 2 1:37 Read by Ann Boulais
Version 3 2:27 Read by Cynthia Moyer
Version 4 1:41 Read by Chris Caron
Version 5 1:50 Read by CaprishaPage
Version 6 1:39 Read by David Lawrence
Version 7 1:42 Read by Snapdragon
Version 8 1:36 Read by Jannie Meisberger
Version 9 1:36 Read by Julia Niedermaier
Version 10 1:38 Read by Keith McAliley
Version 11 1:33 Read by Laurie Anne Walden
Version 12 2:05 Read by Leonard Wilson
Version 13 1:42 Read by Lynne T
Version 14 2:19 Read by ravenotation