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

The LibriVox Weekly Poem: Delight in Disorder by Robert Herrick

LibriVox Weekly PoemA sweet disorder in the dress
Kindles in clothes a wantonness:
A lawn about the shoulders thrown
Into a fine distraction:
An erring lace which here and there
Enthralls the crimson stomacher:
A cuff neglectful, and thereby
Ribbons to flow confusedly:
A winning wave, deserving note,
In the tempestuous petticoat:
A careless shoe-string, in whose tie
I see a wild civility:
Do more bewitch me than when art
Is too precise in every part.
 

Delight in Disorder by Robert Herrick (1591 to 1674) This week's poem can be found at this link.


My recording of this week’s poem has a running time of 1m 12s.
It is available to download in a choice of 3 formats: mp3 128kb : mp3 64kb : ogg vorbis
Or you can listen to it now, by clicking the following play button.
http://www.archive.org/download/delightindisorder_1403_librivox/disorder_herrick_rn_64kb.mp3″

This was the weekly poetry project for March 23rd to March 30th, 2014.

Robert Herrick (baptised 24 August 1591 – buried 15 October 1674[1]) was a 17th-century English lyric poet and cleric. He is best known for his book of poems, Hesperides.
Herrick never married, and none of his love-poems seem to connect directly with any one beloved woman. He loved the richness of sensuality and the variety of life, and this is shown vividly in such poems as Cherry-ripe, Delight in Disorder and Upon Julia’s Clothes.
(Summary from Wikipedia)

Additionally, this project is catalogued at LibriVox and the Internet Archive, where you can also download and listen to 11 LibriVox volunteers, who have participated in this project.
Total running time for this project is 10m 53s . Download: Zip file, 5 MB or torrent file

Book Coordinator: David Lawrence
Meta Coordinator: David Lawrence
Proof Listener:

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