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


There’s a Certain Slant of Light by Emily Dickinson

LibriVox Weekly PoemLibriVox volunteers bring you 17 recordings of:
“There’s a Certain Slant of Light” by Emily Dickinson (1830-1886)

This was the (extended) weekly poetry project for December 15th to December 29th, 2013.

In tribute to the first real snowfall this year. – Summary by David Lawrence
Please click here to download or listen to my recording.

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True Culture by Ella Wheeler Wilcox

LibriVox logoLibriVox volunteers bring you 13 recordings of True Culture by Ella Wheeler Wilcox (1850-1919).

This was the Weekly Poetry project for December 16th to December 23rd, 2012.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox was an American author and poet. Her best-known work was Poems of Passion. Her most enduring work was ” Solitude”, which contains the lines: “Laugh, and the world laughs with you; Weep, and you weep alone”. Her autobiography, The Worlds and I, was published in 1918, a year before her death.
(Summary from Wikipedia)

http://www.archive.org/download/true_culture_1212_librivox/trueculture_wilcox_rn_64kb.mp3″Running time=1m 5s (mp3@64kb)

 
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The Feast of Lights by Emma Lazarus

LibriVox logoLibriVox volunteers bring you 9 recordings of The Feast of Lights by Emma Lazarus (1849-1887). This was the Weekly Poetry project for December 18th to December 25th, 2011.

Hanukkah, or the Festival of Lights, is the Jewish festival commemorating the rededication of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem during the 2nd century BCE.
This poem celebrating Hanukkah was written by Emma Lazarus, a Jewish American poet. Emma Lazarus also wrote ‘The New Colossus,’ a sonnet which is inscribed on a plaque on the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty.

 
http://www.archive.org/download/feastoflights_1112_librivox/feastoflights_lazarus_rn_64kb.mp3″Running time=3m 37s (mp3@64kb)

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The Christmas Tree by anonymous (Alice Maude Kellogg (ed))

LibriVox logoLibriVox volunteers bring you 10 recordings of The Christmas Tree by anonymous. This was the Weekly Poetry project for December 19 – December 26th, 2010.

This poem taken from Christmas Entertainments by Alice Maude Kellogg (ed) (1862-1911), containing fancy drills, acrostics, motion songs, tableaux, short plays, recitations in costume for children of five to fifteen years. (from book introduction)

NOTE:- I have not recorded for this project, please download the entire book to listen to this poem by other Librivox’ers. Thanks.

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Lines by Percy Bysshe Shelley

LibriVox logoLibriVox volunteers bring you 14 recordings of Lines by Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822). This was the Weekly Poetry project for December 13th, 2009.
http://www.archive.org/download/lines_0912_librivox/lines_shelley_rn_64kb.mp3″Running time=1m 45s (mp3@64kb)

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