Short Poetry Collection 001

Read by LibriVox Volunteers

(4.7 stars; 15 reviews)

LibriVox’s Short Poetry Collection 001: a collection of 29 public-domain poems. (1 hr 19 min)


Abou Ben Adhem 1:48 Read by Peter Yearsley
The Artilleryman 3:29 Read by Jon Ingram
As Kingfishers Catch Fire 1:40 Read by Dave Foss
Because I Could Not Stop For Death 0:47 Read by wedschild
Casabianca 1:53 Read by John Hicken
Christmas Bells 1:41 Read by Philip Kolterman
Daffodils 1:48 Read by Aldon Hynes
A Dead Boche 0:37 Read by Scott Munro
Dover Beach 2:34 Read by Catharine Eastman
Dulce et Decorum est 2:22 Read by Alex Foster
For Annie 4:23 Read by Annie Coleman Rothenberg
Heat 0:49 Read by Annie Coleman Rothenberg
How They Brought the Good News from Ghent to Aix 4:31 Read by Kara Shallenberg (1969-2023)
I Died For Beauty, But Was Scarce 1:10 Read by Annie Coleman Rothenberg
Jenny Kissed Me 0:57 Read by Peter Yearsley
Kubla Khan 3:39 Read by Peter Yearsley
The Lament of the Irish Emigrant 3:41 Read by Peter Yearsley
The Last Rose of Summer 1:29 Read by Peter Yearsley
Laughing Corn 1:38 Read by Betsie Bush
Love and Age 3:38 Read by Peter Yearsley
The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock 8:20 Read by Peter Eastman
My Shadow 1:36 Read by Henry Frigon
Ode 314 1:27 Read by Kayvan Sylvan
The Old Familiar Faces 2:01 Read by Peter Yearsley
The Queen of Hearts 1:42 Read by Betsie Bush
The Road Not Taken 1:54 Read by Annie Coleman Rothenberg
The Tell-Tale Heart 12:48 Read by Sean Randall
Thou Art Not Lovelier Than Lilacs, - No 1:29 Read by Annie Coleman Rothenberg
The Wreck of the Hesperus 3:35 Read by Tony Hightower


Nice collection, readings are good.

(4 stars)

A nice collection, a wide variety of interesting and entertaining poems, all well read and fun to listen to. Thanks guys.

Poetry in Motion!

(5 stars)

A great collection of short poems ... some familiar, some lesser known ... as read by a wide range of volunteers. Excellent listening!


(5 stars)

I've read most of these when I was in school thought provoking and mesmerizing,they don't write nowadays like they used to in past.

A goodly collection

(5 stars)

Some were old friends always welcome but I'm glad to say some new poems found their way to my heart.