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

The Rainy Day by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

LibriVox Weekly PoemLibriVox volunteers bring you 25 recordings of:
“The Rainy Day” by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882).

This was the weekly poetry project for September 29th to October 6th, 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 26s.
You can listen to it now, by clicking the following play button;
http://www.archive.org/download/the_rainy_day_1310.poem_librivox/rainyday_longfellow_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 25 readers of this week’s poem, is also available at this link.
The zip file size is 15MB with a total running time of 30m 48s.
All the files contained inside the zip are mp3, all with a bitrate of 64kb.

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The Rainy Day

The day is cold, and dark, and dreary;
It rains, and the wind is never weary;
The vine still clings to the moldering wall,
But at every gust the dead leaves fall,
And the day is dark and dreary.

My life is cold, and dark, and dreary;
It rains, and the wind is never weary;
My thoughts still cling to the moldering Past,
But the hopes of youth fall thick in the blast,
And the days are dark and dreary.

Be still, sad heart! and cease repining;
Behind the clouds is the sun still shining;
Thy fate is the common fate of all,
Into each life some rain must fall,
Some days must be dark and dreary.

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