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My LibriVox recordings & my reading journal (solo Litblog).

The Star by Jane Taylor

LibriVox Weekly PoemTo take you back to your childhood, LibriVox volunteers bring you 28 recordings of:
The Star by Jane Taylor (1783-1824).

This was the Weekly Poetry project for March 24 to March 31st, 2013.

This project is catalogued at:
LibriVox and Internet Archive.
The poem text can also be found at this address.

My recording of this week’s poem has a running time of 1m 34s.
You can listen to it now, by clicking the following play button;
http://www.archive.org/download/star_1303_librivox/star_taylor_rn_64kb.mp3″

or feel free to download it in a choice of 3 formats:
mp3 128kb : mp3 64kb : ogg vorbis

The entire project, featuring all readers of this week’s poem, is also available at this link.
The zip file size is 16.6MB with a total running time of 34m 29s.
All the files contained inside the zip are mp3, all with a bitrate of 64kb.

In addition to the readers, this audio book was produced by:
Book Coordinator: Kimberly Krause
Meta-Coordinator/Cataloging: Ruth Golding

The Star

Twinkle, twinkle, little star,
How I wonder what you are !
Up above the world so high,
Like a diamond in the sky.

When the blazing sun is gone,
When he nothing shines upon,
Then you show your little light.
Twinkle, twinkle, all the night.

Then the traveller in the dark,
Thanks you for your tiny spark!
He could not see which way to go,
If you did not twinkle so.

In the dark blue sky you keep,
And often through my curtains peep,
For you never shut your eye
Till the sun is in the sky.

As your bright and tiny spark
Lights the traveller in the dark,
Though I know not what you are.
Twinkle, twinkle, little star.

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