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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

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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…

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.

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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 Creation

In Short Poetry Collection 005

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James Weldon Johnson


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

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)

The Crab and His Mother

In Aesop's Fables, Volume 02 (Fables 26-50)

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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…

Version 11

In Where My Books Go

Read by Robert Garrison


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…

Version 09

In O Captain! My Captain!

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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…

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…

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In The Owl and the Pussycat

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Edward Lear


LibriVox's weekly poetry project for the week of January 22, 2006: The Owl and the Pussycat is a famous nonsense poem by Edward Lear, first…

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…

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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…