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

The Taxi by Amy Lowell

LibriVox Weekly PoemLibriVox volunteers bring you 17 recordings of:
“The Taxi” by Amy Lowell (1874 – 1925)

This was the weekly poetry project for October 13th to October 20th, 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 56s.
You can listen to it now, by clicking the following play button;
http://www.archive.org/download/the_taxi_1310.poem_librivox/taxi_lowell_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 17 readers of this week’s poem, is also available at this link.
The zip file size is 7MB with a total running time of 14m 9s.
All the files contained inside the zip are mp3, all with a bitrate of 64kb.

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The Taxi

When I go away from you
The world beats dead
Like a slackened drum.
I call out for you against the jutted stars
And shout into the ridges of the wind.
Streets coming fast,
One after the other,
Wedge you away from me,
And the lamps of the city prick my eyes
So that I can no longer see your face.
Why should I leave you,
To wound myself upon the sharp edges of the night?

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