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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…

Chapter 10

In Death Be Not Proud

Read by Robert Garrison


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…

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…

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 …

Version 09

In O Captain! My Captain!

Read by Robert Garrison


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…

Version 15

In I Do Not Love Thee

Read by Robert Garrison


norton_c and Caroline Elizabeth Sarah Norton


LibriVox volunteers bring you twenty different readings of Caroline Elizabeth Sarah Norton’s I Do Not Love Thee, a weekly poetry project. (S…

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

Read by Robert Garrison


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…

Chapter 3: The Problem of Evil

In Sadhana, the Realisation of Life

Read by Robert Garrison


Rabindranath Tagore


Rabindranath Tagore was a Bengali poet, philosopher, visual artist, playwright, composer, and novelist whose work reshaped Bengali literatur…

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.

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.

The Day Is Done

In Short Poetry Collection 008

Read by Robert Garrison


Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


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