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

The Little Star, author unknown

LibriVox Weekly PoemLibriVox volunteers bring you 21 recordings of:
“The Little Star”, author unknown.

This was the weekly poetry project for March 31st to April 7th, 2013.

Which parodies the previous week’s children’s favourite The Star
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 17s.
You can listen to it now, by clicking the following play button;
http://www.archive.org/download/little_star_1304_librivox/littlestar_unknown_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 21 readers of this week’s poem, is also available at this link.
The zip file size is 11MB with a total running time of 22m 47s.
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: Ruth Golding
Meta-Coordinator/Cataloging: Ruth Golding

The Little Star

Scintillate, scintillate, globule orific,
Fain would I fathom thy nature’s specific.
Loftily poised in ether capacious,
Strongly resembling a gem carbonaceous.

When torrid Phoebus refuses his presence
And ceases to lamp with fierce incandescence,
Then you illumine the regions supernal,
Scintillate, scintillate, semper nocturnal.

Then the victim of hospiceless peregrination
Gratefully hails your minute coruscation.
He could not determine his journey’s direction
But for your bright scintillating protection.

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Author: raven

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