Classic Poetry Aloud

Classic Poetry Aloud

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Classic Poetry Aloud gives voice to poetry through podcast recordings of the great poems of the past. Our library of poems is intended as a resource for anyone interested in reading and listening to poetry. For us, it's all about the listening, and h...Show More

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621: Annabel Lee by Edgar Allan Poe

02:39 | Jan 9th, 2014

Edgar Allan Poe read by Classic Poetry Aloud www.classicpoetryaloud.com Twitter: @classicpoetry Facebook: www.facebook.com/poetryaloud Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------------- Annabel L...Show More

620. The Snow Storm by Ralph Waldo Emerson

02:06 | Jan 7th, 2014

Ralph Waldo Emerson read by Classic Poetry Aloud www.classicpoetryaloud.com Twitter: @classicpoetry Facebook: www.facebook.com/poetryaloud Giving voice to the poetry of the past. ------------------------------------------------ The Snow-...Show More

619. If by Rudyard Kipling

01:55 | Dec 19th, 2013

Rudyard Kipling read by Classic Poetry Aloud www.classicpoetryaloud.com Twitter: @classicpoetry Facebook: www.facebook.com/poetryaloud Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------------- If by R...Show More

618. December by Dollie Radford

01:07 | Dec 18th, 2013

Dollie Radford read by Classic Poetry Aloud www.classicpoetryaloud.com Twitter: @classicpoetry Facebook: www.facebook.com/poetryaloud Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- December by Dollie Ra...Show More

617. The Arrow and the Song by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

00:53 | Dec 17th, 2013

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow read by Classic Poetry Aloud www.classicpoetryaloud.com Twitter: @classicpoetry Facebook: www.facebook.com/poetryaloud Giving voice to the poetry of the past. -------------------------------------------- The ...Show More

616. Sonnet 18 by William Shakespeare

01:00 | Dec 16th, 2013

William Shakespeare read by Classic Poetry Aloud www.classicpoetryaloud.com Twitter: @classicpoetry Facebook: www.facebook.com/poetryaloud Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------------- Sonne...Show More

615. For Those Who Fail by Joaquin Miller

00:57 | Dec 13th, 2013

Joaquin Miller read by Classic Poetry Aloud www.classicpoetryaloud.com Twitter: @classicpoetry Facebook: www.facebook.com/poetryaloud Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------------- For Those...Show More

614. Alone by Edgar Allan Poe

01:47 | Dec 12th, 2013

Edgar Allan Poe read by Classic Poetry Aloud www.classicpoetryaloud.com Twitter: @classicpoetry Facebook: www.facebook.com/poetryaloud Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------------- Alone ...Show More

613. The Good-Morrow by John Donne

01:55 | Dec 11th, 2013

John Donne read by Classic Poetry Aloud www.classicpoetryaloud.com Twitter: @classicpoetry Facebook: www.facebook.com/poetryaloud Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------- The Good-Morrow by...Show More

612. Hope is the Thing with Feathers by Emily Dickinson

00:49 | Dec 10th, 2013

Emily Dickinson read by Classic Poetry Aloud www.classicpoetryaloud.com Twitter:@classicpoetry Facebook: www.facebook.com/poetryaloud Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------------- Hope is th...Show More

611. Winter Nightfall by Robert Bridges

01:21 | Dec 6th, 2013

Robert Bridges read by Classic Poetry Aloud www.classicpoetryaloud.com Twitter: @classicpoetry Facebook: www.facebook.com/poetryaloud Giving voice to the poetry of the past. -------------------------------------------- Winter Nightfall ...Show More

610. Remember by Christina Georgina Rossetti

01:12 | Dec 5th, 2013

Christina Georgina Rossetti read by Classic Poetry Aloud www.classicpoetryaloud.com Twitter: @classicpoetry Facebook: www.facebook.com/poetryaloud Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------------- ...Show More

609. Ode on a Grecian Urn by John Keats

03:48 | Dec 4th, 2013

John Keats read by Classic Poetry Aloud www.classicpoetryaloud.com Twitter: @classicpoetry Facebook: www.facebook.com/poetryaloud Giving voice to poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------------- Ode on a Grecian U...Show More

608. A Red, Red Rose by Robert Burns

01:03 | Dec 3rd, 2013

Robert Burns read by Classic Poetry Aloud www.classicpoetryaloud.com Twitter: @classicpoetry Facebook: www.facebook.com/poetryaloud Giving voice to the poetry of the past. -------------------------------------------- My Luve's Like a Re...Show More

607. The Lost Mistress by Robert Browning

01:20 | Dec 2nd, 2013

Robert Browning read by Classic Poetry Aloud www.classicpoetryaloud.com Twitter: @classicpoetry Facebook: www.facebook.com/poetryaloud Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------- The Lost Mistr...Show More

606. The Rhodora by Ralph Waldo Emerson

01:16 | Nov 29th, 2013

Ralph Waldo Emerson read by Classic Poetry Aloud www.classicpoetryaloud.com Twitter: @classicpoetry Facebook: www.facebook.com/poetryaloud Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------- The Rhodora...Show More

605. The Garden of Love by William Blake

00:52 | Nov 28th, 2013

William Blake read by Classic Poetry Aloud www.classicpoetryaloud.com Twitter: @classicpoetry Facebook: www.facebook.com/poetryaloud Giving voice to the poetry of the past. ----------------------------------------------- The Garden of L...Show More

604. Forget Not Yet by Sir Thomas Wyatt

01:18 | Nov 27th, 2013

Sir Thomas Wyatt read by Classic Poetry Aloud www.classicpoetryaloud.com Twitter: @classicpoetry Facebook: www.facebook.com/poetryaloud Giving voice to the poetry of the past. -------------------------------------------- Forget not yet b...Show More

603. Dover Beach by Matthew Arnold

02:45 | Nov 26th, 2013

Matthew Arnold read by Classic Poetry Aloud www.classicpoetryaloud.com Twitter: @classicpoetry Facebook: www.facebook.com/poetryaloud Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------------- Dover Beac...Show More

602. The Drum by John Scott

01:21 | Nov 25th, 2013

John Scott read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com Twitter: @classicpoetry Facebook: www.facebook.com/poetryaloud Giving voice to the poetry of the past. ...Show More

601. Written in Northampton County Asylum by John Clare

01:47 | Nov 21st, 2013

John Clare read by Classic Poetry Aloud www.classicpoetryaloud.com Twitter: @classicpoetry Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/poetryaloud Giving voice to the poetry of the past. ------------------------------------------- Written in Nor...Show More

600. Adlestrop by Edward Thomas

01:26 | Nov 20th, 2013

Edward Thomas read by Classic Poetry Aloud: www.classicpoetryaloud.com Twitter:@classicpoetry Facebook: www.facebook.com/poetryaloud Giving voice to the poetry of the past. ----------------------------------...Show More

599. The Charge of the Light Brigade by Alfred, Lord Tennyson

02:08 | Nov 19th, 2013

Alfred, Lord Tennyson read by Classic Poetry Aloud www.classicpoetryaloud.com Twitter: @classicpoetry Facebook: www.facebook.com/poetryaloud Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- The Charge of...Show More

598. The Darkling Thrush by Thomas Hardy

01:44 | Nov 18th, 2013

Thomas Hardy read by Classic Poetry Aloud www.classicpoetryaloud.com Twitter: @classicpoetry Facebook: www.facebook.com/poetryaloud Giving voice to the poetry of the past. -------------------------------------- The Darkling Thrush by...Show More

597. The Poplar Field by William Cowper

01:54 | Nov 15th, 2013

William Cowper read by Classic Poetry Aloud www.classicpoetryaloud.com Twitter: @classicpoetry Facebook: www.facebook.com/poetryaloud Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- The Poplar Field by...Show More

596. Count That Day Lost by George Eliot

01:00 | Nov 13th, 2013

George Eliot (Mary Ann Evans) read by Classic Poetry Aloud: www.classicpoetryaloud.com Twitter: @classicpoetry Facebook: www.facebook.com/poetryaloud Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- Count...Show More

595. The Way Through the Woods by Rudyard Kipling

01:23 | Nov 12th, 2013

Rudyard Kipling read by Classic Poetry Aloud http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com Twitter: @classicpoetry Facebook: www.facebook.com/poetryaloud Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- The Way Throug...Show More

594. Anthem for Doomed Youth by Wilfred Owen

01:27 | Nov 11th, 2013

Wilfred Owen read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com Giving voice to the poetry of the past. -------------------------------------- Anthem for Doomed Youth by Wilfred Owen (1893 – 1918) What passing-bells for the...Show More

593. Ah, how sweet it is to love by John Dryden

01:24 | Nov 7th, 2013

John Dryden read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- Ah, how sweet it is to love by John Dryden (1631 – 1700) Ah, how sweet it is to ...Show More

592. from The Ballad of Reading Gaol by Oscar Wilde

03:01 | Nov 6th, 2013

Oscar Wilde read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- from The Ballad of Reading Gaol by Oscar Wilde (1854 – 1900) He did not wear ...Show More

591. Solitude by Ella Wheeler Wilcox

01:34 | Nov 5th, 2013

Ella Wheeler Wilcox read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- Solitude by Ella Wheeler Wilcox (1850 – 1919) Laugh, and the wor...Show More

590. Dulce et Decorum Est by Wilfred Owen

02:22 | Nov 4th, 2013

Wilfred Owen read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://classicpoetryaloud.com Giving voice to poetry of the past. ----------------------------------- Dulce et Decorum Est by Wilfred Owen Bent double, like old beggars under sacks, Knock-kn...Show More

589. Invictus by William Ernest Henley

01:04 | Oct 25th, 2013

William Ernest Henley read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- Invictus by William Ernest Henley (1849 – 1903) Out of the night that...Show More

588. How Do I Love Thee? by Elizabeth Barrett Browning

01:26 | Oct 24th, 2013

Elizabeth Barrett Browning read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com Giving voice to the poetry of the past. -------------------------------------- How Do I Love Thee? by Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806–1861) How...Show More

587. O Captain! My Captain! by Walt Whitman

02:05 | Oct 23rd, 2013

Walt Whitman read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com Giving voice to poetry of the past. ----------------------------------- O Captain! My Captain! by Walt Whitman (1819 – 1892) O CAPTAIN! my Captain! our fearfu...Show More

586. To His Coy Mistress by Andrew Marvell

02:44 | Oct 22nd, 2013

Andrew Marvell read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- To His Coy Mistress by Andrew Marvell Had we but world enough, and time, ...Show More

585. Kubla Khan by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

03:20 | Oct 21st, 2013

Coleridge read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- Kubla Khan by Samuel Taylor Coleridge In Xanadu did Kubla Khan A st...Show More

584. Surrender by Emily Dickinson

00:59 | Oct 18th, 2013

Emily Dickinson read by Classic Poetry Aloud http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com Giving voice to the poetry of the past. -------------------------------------- Surrender by Emily Dickinson (1830 – 1886) Doubt me, my dim companion! Wh...Show More

583. My True Love Hath My Heart by Sir Philip Sidney

01:06 | Oct 17th, 2013

Sir Philip Sidney read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com Giving voice to the poetry of the past. -------------------------------------- My True Love Hath My Heart From Arcadia by Sir Philip Sidney (1554 – 1586) ...Show More

582. Show me the Way by Ella Wheeler Wilcox

01:40 | Oct 16th, 2013

Wilcox read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com Giving voice to the poetry of the past. -------------------------------------- Show me the Way by Ella Wheeler Wilcox Show me the way that leads to the true life. ...Show More

581. Nature and Art by Alexander Pope

01:44 | Oct 15th, 2013

Alexander Pope read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com Giving voice to the poetry of the past. -------------------------------------- Nature and Art from An Essay on Criticism: Part 1 by Alexander Pope (1688 – 174...Show More

580. Sonnet 116 by William Shakespeare

00:55 | Oct 13th, 2013

William Shakespeare read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- Sonnet 116 by William Shakespeare (1564 – 1616) Let me not to the marria...Show More

579. The Lady of Shalott by Alfred, Lord Tennyson

08:00 | Oct 12th, 2013

Alfred, Lord Tennyson read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------- The Lady of Shalott by Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809 – 1892) 1842 edi...Show More

578. Binsey Poplars by Gerard Manley Hopkins

02:03 | Oct 11th, 2013

Gerard Manley Hopkins read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------------- Binsey Poplars felled 1879 ...Show More

577. A Dream Within a Dream by Edgar Allen Poe

01:29 | Oct 10th, 2013

Edgar Allen Poe read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com Giving voice to the classic poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------- A Dream Within a Dream by Edgar Allan Poe (1809 – 1849) Take ...Show More

576. Upon Westminster Bridge by William Wordsworth

01:06 | Oct 9th, 2013

Wordsworth read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com Giving voice to the classic poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------------- Upon Westminster Bridge by William Wordsworth Earth has not ...Show More

575. She Walks in Beauty by Lord Byron

01:21 | Oct 8th, 2013

Byron read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com Giving voice to the classic poetry of the past. ------------------------------------- She Walks in Beauty by Lord Byron She walks in beauty, like the night Of clo...Show More

574. Ode to Autumn by John Keats

02:15 | Oct 7th, 2013

Keats read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://classicpoetryaloud.podomatic.com/ Giving voice to classic poetry. --------------------------------------------------- Ode to Autumn by John Keats Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness, Cl...Show More

Dulce et Decorum Est by Wilfred Owen

02:22 | Oct 5th, 2013

Owen read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://classicpoetryaloud.podomatic.com/ Giving voice to classic poetry. --------------------------------------------------- Dulce et Decorum Est by Wilfred Owen Bent double, like old beggars under sac...Show More

The Sunne Rising by John Donne

02:20 | Oct 5th, 2013

Donne read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://classicpoetryaloud.podomatic.com/ Giving voice to classic poetry. --------------------------------------------------- The Sunne Rising by John Donne Busie old foole, unruly Sunne, W...Show More

When We Two Parted by Lord Byron

01:37 | Oct 5th, 2013

Byron read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://classicpoetryaloud.podomatic.com/ Giving voice to classic poetry. --------------------------------------------------- When We Two Parted by Lord Byron WHEN we two parted In silence and te...Show More

Her Voice by Oscar Wilde

02:50 | Oct 5th, 2013

O Wilde read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. ...Show More

573. Anthem for Doomed Youth by Wilfred Owen

01:27 | Nov 11th, 2010

Owen read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to classic poetry. --------------------------------------------------- Anthem for Doomed Youth by Wilfred Owen (1893 – 1918) What passing-bells for these...Show More

572. The Passionate Shepherd to His Love by Christopher Marlowe

01:52 | Aug 25th, 2010

C Marlowe read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------------- The Passionate Shepherd to His Love by Christopher Marlowe (15...Show More

571. Delight in Disorder by Robert Herrick

00:51 | Aug 23rd, 2010

R Herrick read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- Delight in Disorder by Robert Herrick (1591–1674) A sweet disorder ...Show More

570. Night by William Blake

02:06 | Aug 21st, 2010

W Blake read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------- Night by William Blake (1757 – 1827) The sun descending in the west, Th...Show More

569. Sonnet 116 by William Shakespeare

00:55 | Aug 19th, 2010

W Shakespeare read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- Sonnet 116 by William Shakespeare (1564 – 1616) Let me not to the marriage of...Show More

568. Opportunity by James Elroy Flecker

01:38 | Aug 17th, 2010

JE Flecker read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- Opportunity by James Elroy Flecker (1884 – 1915) From Machiavelli "But who ar...Show More

567. Mattins by George Herbert

01:28 | Aug 15th, 2010

G Herbert read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- Mattins by George Herbert (1593 – 1633) I cannot ope mine eyes, But thou art rea...Show More

566. The Grass so Little has to do by Emily Dickinson

01:02 | Aug 13th, 2010

E Dickinson read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- The Grass so little has to do by Emily Dickinson (1830 – 1886) The Grass so lit...Show More

565. From To a Skylark by Percy Bysshe Shelley

01:11 | Aug 11th, 2010

PB Shelley read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://classicpoetryaloud.podomatic.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------------- from To a Skylark by Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822) ...Show More

564. The Lady of Shalott by Alfred Lord Tennyson

08:00 | Aug 9th, 2010

Lord Tennyson read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------- The Lady of Shalott by Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809 – 1892) 1842 edition...Show More

563. The World is too Much With Us by William Wordsworth

01:02 | Aug 8th, 2010

W Wordsworth read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- The World is too Much With by William Wordsworth (1770 – 1850) The world is ...Show More

562. The Drum by John Scott

01:21 | Aug 7th, 2010

J Scott read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------- The Drum by John Scott (1731 – 1783) I hate that drum's discordant sound, P...Show More

561. Eventide by John McCrae

01:25 | Aug 6th, 2010

J McCrae read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------- Eventide by John McCrae (1872 – 1918) The day is past and the toilers ceas...Show More

560. Life by Charlotte Bronte

01:25 | Aug 5th, 2010

C Bronte read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- Life by Charlotte Bronte (1816 – 1855) Life, believe, is not a dream So dark as...Show More

558. To a Poet a Thousand Years Hence by James Elroy Flecker

01:47 | Aug 3rd, 2010

JE Flecker read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://classicpoetryaloud.podomatic.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------- To a Poet a Thousand Years Hence by James Elroy Flecker (1884 – 1915) ...Show More

556. Be Still, My Soul, Be Still by AE Housman

02:01 | Aug 1st, 2010

AE Housman read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- Be Still, My Soul, Be Still by AE Housman (1859 – 1936) Be still, my soul, be s...Show More

555. Parable of the Old Men and the Young by Wilfred Owen

01:19 | Jul 31st, 2010

W Owen read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------- Parable of the Old Men and the Young by Wilfred Owen (1893 – 1918) So Abram ro...Show More

554. When I Have Fears That I May Cease To Be by John Keats

01:18 | Jul 30th, 2010

J Keats read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://classicpoetryaloud.podomatic.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------- When I Have Fears That I May Cease To Be by John Keats (1795 – 1821) Wh...Show More

552. Her Voice by Oscar Wilde

02:50 | Jul 28th, 2010

O Wilde read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------- Her Voice by Oscar Wilde (1854 – 1900) The wild bee reels from bough to boug...Show More

551. Death by John Donne

01:22 | Jul 27th, 2010

J Donne read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://classicpoetryaloud.podomatic.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------- Death by John Donne (1572 - 1631) Death be not proud, though some have ...Show More

550. Gratiana Dancing by Richard Lovelace

00:55 | Jul 26th, 2010

R Lovelace read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------- Gratiana Dancing by Richard Lovelace (1618 – 1658) She beat the happy pave...Show More

549. Pater Filio by Robert Bridges

01:30 | Jul 25th, 2010

R Bridges read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------- Pater Filio by Robert Bridges (1844 – 1930) Sense with keenest edge unused,...Show More

548. How Sweet it is to Love by John Dryden

01:24 | May 1st, 2010

J Dryden read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------- How Sweet it is to Love by John Dryden (1631 – 1700) Ah, how sweet it is to ...Show More

547. The Good-morrow by John Donne

01:55 | Mar 7th, 2010

J Donne read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------- The Good-morrow by John Donne (1572 – 1631) I wonder by my t...Show More

546. How Do I Love Thee? by Elizabeth Barrett Browning

01:26 | Mar 6th, 2010

EB Browning read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------- How Do I Love Thee? by Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806–1861) How do I lo...Show More

545. Sonnet 57 Being your Slave by William Shakespeare

01:06 | Feb 14th, 2010

W Shakespeare read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------- Sonnet 57 Being your Slave ...Show More

544. The Lover’s Resolution by George Wither

01:55 | Feb 13th, 2010

G Wither read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- The Lover’s Resolution by George Wither by George Wither (1588-1667) Shall I, wast...Show More

543. The Old Familiar Faces by Charles Lamb

02:01 | Feb 10th, 2010

C Lamb read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. ---------------------------------------- The Old Familiar Faces by Charles Lamb (1775–1834) I have had playmates, I have h...Show More

542. The Passionate Shepherd to His Love by Christopher Marlowe

01:52 | Feb 6th, 2010

C Marlowe read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------------- The Passionate Shepherd to His Love by Christopher Marlowe (1564 – 159...Show More

541. I am as I am by Sir Thomas Wyatt

02:36 | Jan 17th, 2010

T Wyatt read by Classic Poetry Aloud: www.classicpoetryaloud.com Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- I am as I am by Sir Thomas Wyatt (1503 – 1542) I am as I am and so will I be But how that...Show More

540. Can Life be a Blessing by John Henry Dryden

01:02 | Jan 16th, 2010

JH Dryden read by Classic Poetry Aloud Giving voice to the poetry of the past: www.classicpoetryaloud.com --------------------------------------- Can Life be a Blessing by John Henry Dryden (1631 – 1700) Can life be a blessing, Or wo...Show More

539. On His Blindness by John Milton

01:20 | Jan 10th, 2010

J Milton read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://classicpoetryaloud.podomatic.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- On His Blindness by John Milton (1608 – 1674) When I consider how my light i...Show More

538. The Call by Charlotte Mew

01:20 | Jan 3rd, 2010

C Mew read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- The Call by Charlotte Mew (1869 – 1928) From our low seat beside the fire Where we ...Show More

537. Summer And Winter by Percy Bysshe Shelley

01:18 | Jan 2nd, 2010

PB Shelley read by Classic Poetry Aloud: www.classicpoetryaloud.com Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- Summer And Winter by Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792 – 1822) It was a bright and cheerful af...Show More

536. Hope is the Thing with Feathers by Emily Dickinson

00:49 | Jan 1st, 2010

E Dickinson read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------------- Hope is the Thing with Feathers by Emily Dickinson (1830 – 1886) "H...Show More

535. Winter Nightfall by Robert Bridges

01:21 | Dec 31st, 2009

R Bridges read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- Winter Nightfall by Robert Bridges (1844 - 1930) The day begins to droop,— ...Show More

534. Snow in the Suburbs by Thomas Hardy

01:18 | Dec 30th, 2009

T Hardy read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- Snow in the Suburbs by Thomas Hardy (1840 – 1928) Every branch big with it, Bent eve...Show More

533. from Frost at Midnight by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

01:40 | Dec 29th, 2009

ST Coleridge read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- from Frost at Midnight by Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772 – 1834) The Frost ...Show More

532. The Snow-Storm by Ralph Waldo Emerson

02:06 | Dec 27th, 2009

RW Emerson read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- The Snow-Storm by Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 – 1882) Announced by all the trumpets ...Show More

531. Peace by Henry Vaughan

01:06 | Dec 26th, 2009

H Vaughan read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------- Peace by Henry Vaughan (1621 – 1695) My soul, there is a country Far...Show More

530. Abou ben Adhem by Leigh Hunt

01:39 | Dec 25th, 2009

L Hunt read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://classicpoetryaloud.podomatic.com/ Giving voice to classic poetry. ---------------------------------------- Abou ben Adhem by Leigh Hunt (1784 - 1859) Abou ben Adhem (may his tribe increase!)...Show More

529. The Mahogany Tree by William Makepeace Thackeray

02:22 | Dec 24th, 2009

WM Thackeray read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- The Mahogany Tree by William Makepeace Thackeray (1811 – 1863) Christmas is he...Show More

528. Answer to an Invitation to Dine at Fishmongers Hall by Sydney Smith

01:19 | Dec 23rd, 2009

S Smith read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- Answer to an Invitation to Dine at Fishmongers Hall by Sydney Smith (1771 – 1845) M...Show More

527. December by Dollie Radford

01:07 | Dec 21st, 2009

D Radford read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- December by Dollie Radford (1858 – 1920) No gardener need go far to find T...Show More

526. Grenadier by AE Housman

01:04 | Dec 6th, 2009

AE Housman read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- Grenadier by AE Housman(1859 – 1936) The Queen she...Show More

525. The Sunne Rising by John Donne

02:20 | Dec 3rd, 2009

J Donne read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- The Sunne Rising by John Donne (1572 - 1631) Busie old foole, unruly Sunne, ...Show More

524. Love of Country by Sir Walter Scott

01:08 | Dec 1st, 2009

W Scott read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------- Love of Country by...Show More

523. When We Two Parted by Lord Byron

01:37 | Nov 30th, 2009

Byron read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://classicpoetryaloud.podomatic.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- When We Two Parted by Lord Byron (1788 - 1824) ...Show More

522. I Wake and Feel The Fell Of Dark Not Day by Gerard Manley Hopkins

01:27 | Nov 29th, 2009

GM Hopkins read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- I Wake and Feel The Fe...Show More

521. Snake by DH Lawrence

05:19 | Nov 26th, 2009

DH Lawrence read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- Snake by DH Lawrence (1885 – 1930) A snake came t...Show More

520. November by Edward Thomas

02:26 | Nov 25th, 2009

E Thomas read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- November by Edward Thomas (1878 – 1917) November's days are thirty: November's e...Show More

519. Into My Heart by AE Housman (Poem 40 from A Shropshire Lad by AE Housman)

00:48 | Nov 24th, 2009

Poem 40 from A Shropshire Lad (Into My Heart) by AE Housman (1859 – 1936) Into my heart on air that kills From yon far country blows: What are those blue remembered hills, What spires, what farms are those? That is the land of lost co...Show More

518. A Quoi Bon Dire by Charlotte Mew

00:54 | Nov 23rd, 2009

Charlotte Mew read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------- A Quoi Bon Di...Show More

516. Pied Beauty by Gerard Manley Hopkins

01:15 | Nov 22nd, 2009

GM Hopkins read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- Pied Beauty by Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844 – 1889) Glory be to God for dappled t...Show More

515. The Darkling Thrush by Thomas Hardy

02:07 | Nov 21st, 2009

T Hardy read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- The Darkling Thrush by Thomas Hardy (1840 – 1928) I leant upon a coppice gate ...Show More

514. Stanzas to Augusta by Lord Byron

02:46 | Nov 20th, 2009

Lord Byron read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- Stanzas to Augusta by Lord Byron (1788 – 1824) When all around grew drear and da...Show More

513. Lullaby by William Blake

02:10 | Nov 19th, 2009

W Blake read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- Lullaby A prologue to King Edward the Fourth by William Blake (1757 – 1827) O for ...Show More

512. One Way of Love by Robert Browning

01:14 | Nov 18th, 2009

R Browning read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- One Way of Love by Robert Browning (1812 – 1889) All June I bound the rose in ...Show More

511. Why So Pale and Wan? by Sir John Suckling

00:48 | Nov 17th, 2009

J Suckling read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- Why so Pale and Wan? by Sir John Suckling (1609 – 1642) Why so pale and wan, fon...Show More

510. Disabled by Wilfred Owen

03:37 | Nov 7th, 2009

W Owen read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- Disabled by Wilfred Owen (1893 – 1918) He sat in a wheeled chair, waiting for dark, ...Show More

509. Envoy by Francis Thompson

00:58 | Nov 1st, 2009

F Thompson  read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- Envoy by Francis Thompson (1859 – 1907) Go, songs, for ended is our brief, sweet play;...Show More

508. Immortality by Matthew Arnold

01:07 | Sep 26th, 2009

Arnold read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------- Immortality by Matthew Arnold (1822 – 1888) (Mathew Arnold died on this day – 1...Show More

507. Sonnet 2 When forty winters shall besiege thy brow by William Shakespeare

01:10 | Sep 13th, 2009

W Shakespeare read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- Sonnet 2 When forty winters shall besiege thy brow by William Shakespeare (156...Show More

506. I Told You by Ella Wheeler Wilcox

01:55 | Sep 12th, 2009

Ella Wheeler Wilcox read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------------- I Told You by Ella Wheeler Wilcox (1850 – 1919) I told yo...Show More

505. Song by Christina Georgina Rossetti

00:52 | Aug 20th, 2009

CG Rossetti read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- Song by Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830 – 1894) When I am dead, my dearest,...Show More

504. The Arrow and the Song by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

00:53 | Aug 16th, 2009

HL Longfellow read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- The Arrow and the Song by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 – 1882) I shot a...Show More

503. I am Lonely by George Eliot

01:11 | Aug 14th, 2009

G Eliot read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- I am Lonely by George Eliot (1819 – 1880) From "The Spanish Gypsy" The world is ...Show More

502. Recessional by Rudyard Kipling

01:54 | Aug 12th, 2009

R Kipling read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- Recessional by Rudyard Kipling (1865 – 1936) God of our fathers, known of old – ...Show More

501. Delight in Disorder by Robert Herrick

00:51 | Aug 10th, 2009

R Herrick read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- Delight in Disorder by Robert Herrick (1591–1674) A sweet disorder ...Show More

499. Tears Idle Tears by Alfred Lord Tennyson

01:37 | Aug 7th, 2009

A Tennyson read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- Tears Idle Tears by Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809 – 1892) Songs from “The Princ...Show More

498. The Grass so little has to do by Emily Dickinson

01:02 | Aug 5th, 2009

E Dickinson read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- The Grass so little has to do by Emily Dickinson (1830 – 1886) The Grass so lit...Show More

497. The Dalliance Of The Eagles by Walt Whitman

01:03 | Aug 4th, 2009

W Whitman read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- The Dalliance Of The Eagles by Walt Whitman (1819 – 1992) Skirting the river road...Show More

496. The World is too Much With Us by William Wordsworth

01:02 | Aug 2nd, 2009

W Wordsworth read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- The World is too Much With by William Wordsworth (1770 – 1850) The world is ...Show More

495. Mattins by George Herbert

01:28 | Aug 1st, 2009

G Herbert read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- Mattins by George Herbert (1593 – 1633) I cannot ope mine eyes, But thou art rea...Show More

494. Life by Charlotte Bronte

01:25 | Jul 31st, 2009

C Bronte read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- Life by Charlotte Bronte (1816 – 1855) Life, believe, is not a dream So dark as...Show More

493. Be Still, My Soul, Be Still by AE Housman

02:01 | Jul 29th, 2009

AE Housman read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- Be Still, My Soul, Be Still by AE Housman (1859 – 1936) Be still, my soul, be s...Show More

492. The Call by Charlotte Mew

01:20 | Jul 10th, 2009

C Mew read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- The Call by Charlotte Mew (1869 – 1928) From our low seat beside the fire Where we ...Show More

491. Piano by DH Lawrence

01:14 | Jun 29th, 2009

DH Lawrence read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- Piano by DH Lawrence (1885 – 1930) Softly, in the dusk, a woman is singing to m...Show More

490. Loveliest of Trees by AE Housman

00:45 | Jun 28th, 2009

AE Housman read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- Loveliest of Trees by AE Housman (1859 – 1936) Loveliest of trees, the cherry no...Show More

489. The Rhodora by Ralph Waldo Emerson

01:16 | Jun 27th, 2009

RW Emerson read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- The Rhodora by Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 – 1882) On Being Asked Whence Is the Fl...Show More

488. Opportunity by James Elroy Flecker

01:38 | Jun 20th, 2009

JE Flecker read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- Opportunity by James Elroy Flecker (1884 – 1915) From Machiavelli "But who ar...Show More

487. The Way Through the Woods by Rudyard Kipling

01:23 | Jun 19th, 2009

R Kipling read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- The Way Through the Woods by Rudyard Kipling (1865 – 1936) They shut the road thr...Show More

486. Sonnet 116 by William Shakespeare

00:55 | Jun 18th, 2009

W Shakespeare read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- Sonnet 116 by William Shakespeare (1564 – 1616) Let me not to the marriage of...Show More

485. Claire de Lune by Paul Verlaine

02:23 | Jun 17th, 2009

P Verlaine read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- Claire de Lune by Paul Verlaine (1844 – 1896) Votre âme est un paysage choisi ...Show More

484. Gravis Dulcis Immutabilis by James Elroy Flecker

01:05 | Jun 15th, 2009

JE Flecker read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- Gravis Dulcis Immutabilis by James Elroy Flecker (1884 – 1915) Come, let me kiss...Show More

483. Love by George Herbert

01:17 | Jun 14th, 2009

G Herbert read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- Love by George Herbert (1593 – 1632) Love bade me welcome; yet my soul drew back,...Show More

482. Evening on Calais Beach by William Wordsworth

01:07 | Jun 13th, 2009

W Wordsworth read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- Evening on Calais Beach by William Wordsworth (1770 – 1850) It is a beauteou...Show More

481. Nightingales by Robert Bridges

01:17 | Jun 7th, 2009

R Bridges read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- Nightingales by Robert Bridges (1844 – 1930) Beautiful must be the mountains when...Show More

480. The Pilgrimage by Sir Walter Raleigh

01:01 | Jun 6th, 2009

W Raleigh read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- The Pilgrimage by Sir Walter Raleigh (1552 – 1618) Give me my scallop-shell of qu...Show More

479. To Daffodils by Robert Herrick

00:56 | May 28th, 2009

R Herrick read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- To Daffodils by Robert Herrick (1591 – 1674) Fair daffodils, we weep to see You ...Show More

478. We Are the Music Makers by Arthur O’Shaughnessy

01:22 | May 27th, 2009

A O'Shaughnessy read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- Ode ‘We Are the Music Makers’ by Arthur O'Shaughnessy (1844 – 1881) We are ...Show More

477. The Oak by Alfred Lord Tennyson

00:41 | May 25th, 2009

A Tennyson read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- The Oak by Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809 – 1892) Live thy Life, Young and old, L...Show More

476. Broken Friendship by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

00:57 | May 22nd, 2009

ST Coleridge read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- Broken Friendship by Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772 – 1834) Alas! they had been...Show More

475. The Old Ships by James Elroy Flecker

02:03 | May 17th, 2009

R Herrick read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- The Old Ships by James Elroy Flecker (1884 - 1915) I have seen old ships like swa...Show More

474. To Music to Becalm his Fever by Robert Herrick

01:27 | May 16th, 2009

R Herrick read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- To Music to Becalm his Fever by Robert Herrick (1591 – 1674) Charm me asleep, and...Show More

473. Because I Liked you Better by AE Housman

01:01 | May 12th, 2009

AE Housman read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- Because I liked you better by AE Housman (1859 – 1936) Because I liked you bette...Show More

472. Sonnet 75 by Edmund Spenser

01:08 | Apr 29th, 2009

E Spenser read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- Sonnet 75 by Edmund Spenser (1552 – 1599) One day I wrote her name upon the stran...Show More

471. The Lover's Appeal by Thomas Wyatt

01:17 | Apr 28th, 2009

T Wyatt read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- The Lover’s Appeal by Sir Thomas Wyatt (1503 – 1542) And wilt thou leave me thus! ...Show More

470. Sleep by Sir Philip Sidney

01:13 | Apr 27th, 2009

P Sidney read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- Sleep by Sir Philip Sidney (1554 – 1586) Come, Sleep; O Sleep! the certain knot of...Show More

469. The Dilettante by Paul Laurence Dunbar

01:11 | Apr 26th, 2009

PL Dunbar read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- The Dilettante: A Modern Type by Paul Lawrence Dunbar (1872 – 1906) He scribbles ...Show More

468. The Valley of Unrest by Edgar Allan Poe

01:54 | Apr 25th, 2009

EA Poe read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- The Valley of Unrest by Edgar Allan Poe (1809 – 1849) Once it smiled a silent dell ...Show More

467. England in 1819 by Percy Bysshe Shelley

01:30 | Apr 24th, 2009

PB Shelley read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- England in 1819 by Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792 – 1822) An old, mad, blind, despis...Show More

466. Nature and Art by Alexander Pope

01:44 | Apr 23rd, 2009

A Pope read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- Nature and Art from An Essay on Criticism: Part 1 by Alexander Pope (1688 – 1744) ...Show More

465. Jerusalem by William Blake

01:41 | Apr 21st, 2009

W Blake read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- ‘Jerusalem’ from ‘Milton’ by William Blake (1757 – 1827) And did those feet in anc...Show More

464. Home Thoughts from Abroad by Robert Browning

01:21 | Apr 20th, 2009

R Browning read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- Home Thoughts, from Abroad by Robert Browning (1812 – 1889) O, to be in England ...Show More

462. The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe

08:51 | Apr 17th, 2009

EA Poe read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe (1809 – 1849) Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pon...Show More

463. Vitae Summa Brevis Spem Nos Vetat Incohare Longam by Ernest Dowson

00:56 | Apr 16th, 2009

E Dowson read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- Vitae Summa Brevis Spem Nos Vetat Incohare Longam (The brief sum of life forbids us t...Show More

461. Waikiki by Rupert Brooke

01:23 | Apr 15th, 2009

R Brooke read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- Waikiki by Rupert Brooke (1887 – 1915) Warm perfumes like a breath from vine and...Show More

459. The Timber by Henry Vaughan

01:43 | Apr 14th, 2009

H Vaughan read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- The Timber by Henry Vaughan (1621 – 1695) Sure thou didst flourish once! and ma...Show More

460. Easter Week by Charles Kingsley

01:01 | Apr 11th, 2009

C Kingsley read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- Easter Week by Charles Kingsley (1819 – 1875) See the land, her Easter keeping, ...Show More

458. Libertatis Sacra Fames by Oscar Wilde

01:06 | Apr 11th, 2009

O Wilde read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- Libertatis Sacra Fames by Oscar Wilde(1854 – 1900) Albeit nurtured in democracy, ...Show More

457. The Lost Mistress by Robert Browning

01:20 | Apr 9th, 2009

R Browning read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------- The Lost Mistress by Robert Browning (1812 – 1889) All 's over, then: does truth...Show More

456. To Anthea who may command him Anything by Robert Herrick

01:14 | Apr 8th, 2009

R Herrick read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------- To Anthea, who may command him Anything by Robert Herrick (1591 – 1674) Bid...Show More

455. Sudden Light by Dante Gabriel Rossetti

01:02 | Apr 5th, 2009

DG Rossetti read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------- Sudden Light by Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828 – 1882) I have been here bef...Show More

454. A Dream within a Dream by Edgar Allan Poe

01:29 | Apr 3rd, 2009

EA Poe read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------- A Dream within a Dream by Edgar Allan Poe (1809 – 1849) Take this kiss upon t...Show More

453. Absence by Robert Bridges

01:05 | Mar 30th, 2009

R Bridges read by Classic Poetry Aloud: Giving voice to the poetry of the past. www.classicpoetryaloud.com -------------------------------------------- Absence by Robert Bridges (1844–1930) When my love was away, Full three days were not ...Show More

452. Go From Me by Elizabeth Barrett Browning

01:12 | Mar 28th, 2009

EB Browning read by Classic Poetry Aloud: Giving voice to the poetry of the past. www.classicpoetryaloud.com -------------------------------------------- Go From Me, Sonnets from the Portuguese iii by Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806 – 1861) ...Show More

451. The Loveliness of Love by George Darley

02:10 | Mar 21st, 2009

G Darley read by Classic Poetry Aloud: Giving voice to the poetry of the past. www.classicpoetryaloud.com -------------------------------------------- The Loveliness of Love by George Darley (1795–1846) It is not Beauty I demand, A cryst...Show More

450. The Cell by John Thelwall

01:15 | Mar 20th, 2009

J Thelwall read by Classic Poetry Aloud: Giving voice to the poetry of the past. www.classicpoetryaloud.com -------------------------------------------- The Cell by John Thelwall (1764 – 1834) Within the Dungeon's noxious gloom The Patrio...Show More

449. The Choice by Dante Gabriel Rossetti

01:19 | Mar 17th, 2009

DG Rossetti read by Classic Poetry Aloud: Giving voice to the poetry of the past. www.classicpoetryaloud.com -------------------------------------------- The Choice by Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828 – 1882) Think thou and act; to-morrow thou...Show More

448. The Poplar Field by William Cowper

01:54 | Mar 15th, 2009

W Cowper read by Classic Poetry Aloud: Giving voice to the poetry of the past. www.classicpoetryaloud.com -------------------------------------------- The Poplar Field by William Cowper (1731 – 1800) The poplars are fell'd! farewell to the...Show More

447. Sonnet 30 by Edmund Spenser (My love is like to ice and I to fire)

01:07 | Mar 14th, 2009

E Spenser read by Classic Poetry Aloud: Giving voice to the poetry of the past. www.classicpoetryaloud.com -------------------------------------------- Sonnet 30 by Edmund Spenser (1552 – 1599) My love is like to ice, and I to fire: How ...Show More

446. The Tide Rises The Tide Falls by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

01:13 | Mar 11th, 2009

HW Longfellow read by Classic Poetry Aloud: Giving voice to the poetry of the past. www.classicpoetryaloud.com -------------------------------------------- The Tide Rises, The Tide Falls by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 – 1882) The t...Show More

445. Spleen by Ernest Dowson

01:05 | Mar 9th, 2009

E Dowson read by Classic Poetry Aloud: Giving voice to the poetry of the past. www.classicpoetryaloud.com -------------------------------------------- Spleen by Ernest Dowson (1867 – 1900) I was not sorrowful, I could not weep, And all my...Show More

444. Love's Philosophy by Percy Bysshe Shelley

00:58 | Mar 8th, 2009

PB Shelley read by Classic Poetry Aloud: Giving voice to the poetry of the past. www.classicpoetryaloud.com -------------------------------------------- Love's Philosophy by Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792 – 1822) The fountains mingle with the...Show More

443. Blow Bugle Blow by Alfred Lord Tennyson

01:37 | Mar 6th, 2009

Lord Tennyson read by Classic Poetry Aloud: Giving voice to the poetry of the past. www.classicpoetryaloud.com -------------------------------------------- Blow, Bugle, Blow by Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809 – 1892) The splendour falls on ca...Show More

442. Platonic Love by Abraham Cowley

01:40 | Mar 5th, 2009

A Cowley read by Classic Poetry Aloud: Giving voice to the poetry of the past. www.classicpoetryaloud.com -------------------------------------------- Platonic Love by Abraham Cowley (1618 – 1667) Indeed I must confess, When souls mix...Show More

441. The Garden of Love by William Blake

00:52 | Mar 4th, 2009

W Blake read by Classic Poetry Aloud: Giving voice to the poetry of the past. www.classicpoetryaloud.com -------------------------------------------- The Garden of Love by William Blake (1757 – 1827) I went to the Garden of Love, And saw ...Show More

440. Give Me Leave to Rail at You by John Wilmot

01:17 | Mar 3rd, 2009

J Wilmott read by Classic Poetry Aloud: Giving voice to the poetry of the past. www.classicpoetryaloud.com -------------------------------------------- Give Me Leave to Rail at You by John Wilmot (1647 – 1680) Give me leave to rail at yo...Show More

439. Ozymandias by Horace Smith

01:53 | Mar 2nd, 2009

H Smith read by Classic Poetry Aloud: Giving voice to the poetry of the past. www.classicpoetryaloud.com -------------------------------------------- Ozymandias by Horace Smith (1779 - 1849) In Egypt's sandy silence, all alone, Stands ...Show More

437. We'll Go No More A-Roving by Lord Byron

00:54 | Feb 28th, 2009

Lord Byron read by Classic Poetry Aloud: Giving voice to the poetry of the past. www.classicpoetryaloud.com -------------------------------------------- We'll Go No More A-Roving by Lord Byron (1788 – 1824) So, we'll go no more a-roving ...Show More

436. Rain by Edward Thomas

01:39 | Feb 27th, 2009

E Thomas read by Classic Poetry Aloud: Giving voice to the poetry of the past. www.classicpoetryaloud.com -------------------------------------------- Rain by Edward Thomas (1878 – 1917) Rain, midnight rain, nothing but the wild rain On...Show More

435. What if a Day by Thomas Campion

01:39 | Feb 25th, 2009

T Campion read by Classic Poetry Aloud: Giving voice to the poetry of the past. www.classicpoetryaloud.com -------------------------------------------- What if a Day by Thomas Campion (1567 – 1620) What if a day, or a month, or a year Cr...Show More

434. When I was One-and-Twenty by AE Housman

01:12 | Feb 23rd, 2009

AE Housman read by Classic Poetry Aloud: Giving voice to the poetry of the past. www.classicpoetryaloud.com -------------------------------------------- When I was One-and-Twenty by AE Housman (1859 – 1936) When I was one-and-twenty I...Show More

434. Count That Day Lost by George Eliot

01:00 | Feb 22nd, 2009

G Eliot (Mary Ann Evans)read by Classic Poetry Aloud: Giving voice to the poetry of the past. www.classicpoetryaloud.com -------------------------------------------- Count That Day Lost by George Eliot (Mary Ann Evans) (1819 – 1880) If yo...Show More

433. from the Eve of St Agnes by John Keats

03:00 | Feb 21st, 2009

J Keats read by Classic Poetry Aloud: Giving voice to the poetry of the past. www.classicpoetryaloud.com -------------------------------------------- fromThe Eve of St. Agnes by John Keats (1795 – 1821) XXXIII Awakening up, he took h...Show More

432. Forget Not Yet by Sir Thomas Wyatt

01:18 | Feb 20th, 2009

Sir T Wyatt read by Classic Poetry Aloud: Giving voice to the poetry of the past. www.classicpoetryaloud.com -------------------------------------------- Forget not yet by Sir Thomas Wyatt (1503 – 1542) The Lover Beseecheth his Mistress...Show More

431. The Bracelet: To Julia by Robert Herrick

00:47 | Feb 19th, 2009

R Herrick read by Classic Poetry Aloud: Giving voice to the poetry of the past. www.classicpoetryaloud.com -------------------------------------------- The Bracelet: To Julia by Robert Herrick (1591 – 1674) Why I tie about thy wrist, Juli...Show More

430. Oxford Canal by James Elroy Flecker

02:27 | Feb 18th, 2009

JE Flecker read by Classic Poetry Aloud: Giving voice to the poetry of the past. www.classicpoetryaloud.com -------------------------------------------- Oxford Canal by James Elroy Flecker (1884 – 1915) When you have wearied of the valiant...Show More

428. Can Life be a Blessing by John Henry Dryden

01:02 | Feb 17th, 2009

JH Dryden read by Classic Poetry Aloud: Giving voice to the poetry of the past. www.classicpoetryaloud.com -------------------------------------------- Can Life be a Blessing by John Henry Dryden (1631 – 1700) Can life be a blessing, Or...Show More

427. Summer And Winter by Percy Bysshe Shelley

01:18 | Feb 15th, 2009

PB Shelley read by Classic Poetry Aloud: Giving voice to the poetry of the past. www.classicpoetryaloud.com -------------------------------------------- Summer And Winter by Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792 – 1822) It was a bright and cheerful a...Show More

426. Sonnets from the Portuguese V When our two souls by Elizabeth Barrett Browning

01:12 | Feb 13th, 2009

EB Browning read by Classic Poetry Aloud: Giving voice to the poetry of the past. www.classicpoetryaloud.com -------------------------------------------- Sonnets from the Portuguese V by Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806 – 1861) When our tw...Show More

425. Unfolded Out of the Folds by Walt Whitman

01:58 | Feb 12th, 2009

W Whitman read by Classic Poetry Aloud: Giving voice to the poetry of the past. www.classicpoetryaloud.com -------------------------------------------- Unfolded Out of the Folds by Walt Whitman (1819 – 1892) Unfolded out of the folds of t...Show More

424. Unsolved by John McCrae

01:09 | Feb 10th, 2009

J McCrae read by Classic Poetry Aloud: Giving voice to the poetry of the past. www.classicpoetryaloud.com -------------------------------------------- Unsolved by John McCrae (1872 – 1918) Amid my books I lived the hurrying years, Dis...Show More

423. I am as I am by Sir Thomas Wyatt

02:36 | Feb 8th, 2009

T Wyatt read by Classic Poetry Aloud: Giving voice to the poetry of the past. www.classicpoetryaloud.com -------------------------------------------- I am as I am by Sir Thomas Wyatt (1503 – 1542) I am as I am and so will I be But how th...Show More

422. Ode to a Nightingale by John Keats

05:28 | Feb 7th, 2009

J Keats read by Classic Poetry Aloud: Giving voice to the poetry of the past. www.classicpoetryaloud.com -------------------------------------------- Ode to a Nightingale by John Keats. (1795–1821) My heart aches, and a drowsy numbness pai...Show More

421. Cards and Kisses by John Lyly

01:01 | Feb 6th, 2009

Cards And Kisses by: John Lyly J Lyly read by Classic Poetry Aloud: Giving voice to the poetry of the past. www.classicpoetryaloud.com -------------------------------------------- Cards And Kisses by John Lyly (1553-1606) Cupid and my ...Show More

420. On the Grasshopper and Cricket by John Keats

01:14 | Feb 4th, 2009

J Keats read by Classic Poetry Aloud: Giving voice to the poetry of the past. www.classicpoetryaloud.com -------------------------------------------- On the Grasshopper and the Cricket by John Keats (1795–1821) The poetry of earth is neve...Show More

419. from The Ballard of Reading Gaol by Oscar Wilde

03:01 | Feb 3rd, 2009

O Wilde read by Classic Poetry Aloud: Giving voice to the poetry of the past. www.classicpoetryaloud.com -------------------------------------------- fromThe Ballard of Reading Gaol by Oscar Wilde (1854 – 1900) He did not wear his scarle...Show More

418. I Have a Rendezvous with Death by Alan Seeger

01:43 | Feb 2nd, 2009

A Seeger read by Classic Poetry Aloud: Giving voice to the poetry of the past. www.classicpoetryaloud.com -------------------------------------------- I Have a Rendezvous with Death by Alan Seeger (1888 – 1916) I have a rendezvous with Dea...Show More

417. Reunited by Ella Wheeler Wilcox

01:40 | Jan 31st, 2009

EW Wilcox read by Classic Poetry Aloud: Giving voice to the poetry of the past. www.classicpoetryaloud.com -------------------------------------------- Reunited by Ella Wheeler Wilcox (1855 – 1919) Let us begin, dear love, where we le...Show More

416. Surrender by Emily Dickinson

00:59 | Jan 30th, 2009

E Dickinson read by Classic Poetry Aloud: Giving voice to the poetry of the past. www.classicpoetryaloud.com -------------------------------------------- Surrender by Emily Dickinson (1830 – 1886) Doubt me, my dim companion! Why, God woul...Show More

414. To Science by Edgar Allan Poe

01:13 | Jan 27th, 2009

EA Poe read by Classic Poetry Aloud: Giving voice to the poetry of the past. www.classicpoetryaloud.com -------------------------------------------- To Science by Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) Science! True daughter of Old Time thou art! Wh...Show More

413. The Fair Singer by Andrew Marvell

01:15 | Jan 26th, 2009

A Marvell read by Classic Poetry Aloud: Giving voice to the poetry of the past. www.classicpoetryaloud.com -------------------------------------------- The Fair Singer by Andrew Marvell (1621 – 1678) To make a final conquest of all me, Lo...Show More

412. My Luve's Like a Red, Red Rose by Robert Burns

01:03 | Jan 25th, 2009

R Burns read by Classic Poetry Aloud: Giving voice to the poetry of the past. www.classicpoetryaloud.com -------------------------------------------- My Luve's Like a Red, Red Rose by Robert Burns (1759 –1896) My luve's like a red, red ros...Show More

411. She Dwelt Among the Untrodden Ways by William Wordsworth

00:55 | Jan 24th, 2009

W Wordsworth read by Classic Poetry Aloud: Giving voice to the poetry of the past. www.classicpoetryaloud.com -------------------------------------------- She Dwelt Among the Untrodden Ways by William Wordsworth (1770 –1850) She...Show More

410. Revelation by Sir Edmund Gosse

01:52 | Jan 23rd, 2009

Sir E Gosse read by Classic Poetry Aloud: Giving voice to the poetry of the past. www.classicpoetryaloud.com -------------------------------------------- Revalation by Sir Edmund Gosse (1849–1928) Into the silver night She bro...Show More

409. To One Who has been Long in City Pent by John Keats

01:09 | Jan 22nd, 2009

J Keats read by Classic Poetry Aloud: Giving voice to the poetry of the past. www.classicpoetryaloud.com -------------------------------------------- To One Who has been Long in City Pent by John Keats (1795 – 1821) To one who has been l...Show More

408. First Love by John Clare

01:40 | Jan 21st, 2009

J Clare read by Classic Poetry Aloud: Giving voice to the poetry of the past. www.classicpoetryaloud.com -------------------------------------------- First Love by John Clare (1793 – 1864) I ne'er was struck before that hour With love ...Show More

407. Inauguration Day Poem: The Call Of Brotherhood by Corinne Roosevelt Robinson

02:57 | Jan 20th, 2009

CR Robinson read by Classic Poetry Aloud: Giving voice to the poetry of the past. www.classicpoetryaloud.com -------------------------------------------- The Call Of Brotherhood by Corinne Roosevelt Robinson (1861 - 1933) Have you heard it...Show More

406. Sonnet 130 by William Shakespeare (My mistress eyes are nothing like the sun)

01:20 | Jan 18th, 2009

W Shakespeare read by Classic Poetry Aloud: Giving voice to the poetry of the past. www.classicpoetryaloud.com -------------------------------------------- Sonnet 130 by William Shakespeare (1564 – 1616) My mistress' eyes are nothing like ...Show More

405. The New House by Edward Thomas

01:06 | Jan 17th, 2009

E Thomas read by Classic Poetry Aloud: Giving voice to the poetry of the past. www.classicpoetryaloud.com -------------------------------------------- The New House by Edward Thomas (1878 – 1917) Now first, as I shut the door, I was alon...Show More

404. To Milton by Oscar Wilde

01:16 | Jan 15th, 2009

O Wilde read by Classic Poetry Aloud: Giving voice to the poetry of the past. www.classicpoetryaloud.com -------------------------------------------- To Milton by Oscar Wilde (1854 – 1900) Milton! I think thy spirit hath passed away Fr...Show More

403. Fears in Solitude by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

05:06 | Jan 14th, 2009

ST Coleridge read by Classic Poetry Aloud: Giving voice to the poetry of the past. www.classicpoetryaloud.com -------------------------------------------- from Fears in Solitude by Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772 - 1834) Thankless too for pe...Show More

402. The Song of the Shirt by Thomas Hood

04:02 | Jan 13th, 2009

T Hood read by Classic Poetry Aloud: Giving voice to the poetry of the past. www.classicpoetryaloud.com -------------------------------------------- The Song of the Shirt by Thomas Hood (1799 – 1845) With fingers weary and worn, W...Show More

401. To Sleep by John Keats

01:21 | Jan 12th, 2009

J Keats read by Classic Poetry Aloud: Giving voice to the poetry of the past. www.classicpoetryaloud.com -------------------------------------------- To Sleep by John Keats (1795 – 1821) O soft embalmer of the still midnight! Shutting w...Show More

399. Show me the Way by Ella Wheeler Wilcox

01:40 | Jan 9th, 2009

EW Wheeler read by Classic Poetry Aloud: Giving voice to the poetry of the past. www.classicpoetryaloud.com -------------------------------------------- Show me the Way by Ella Wheeler Wilcox (1850 – 1919) Show me the way that leads to the...Show More

398. from Childe Harolds Pilgrimage by Lord Byron

01:41 | Jan 8th, 2009

Lord Byron read by Classic Poetry Aloud: Giving voice to the poetry of the past. www.classicpoetryaloud.com -------------------------------------------- from Childe Harold's Pilgrimage by George Gordon, Lord Byron (1788 – 1824) There is a ...Show More

397. from an Essay on Criticism by Alexander Pope

01:28 | Jan 7th, 2009

EW Wheeler read by Classic Poetry Aloud: Giving voice to the poetry of the past. www.classicpoetryaloud.com -------------------------------------------- from an Essay on Criticism by Alexander Pope (1688 – 1744) Of all the causes which con...Show More

396. Echo by Christina Rossetti

01:34 | Jan 6th, 2009

CG Rossetti read by Classic Poetry Aloud: Giving voice to the poetry of the past. www.classicpoetryaloud.com -------------------------------------------- Echo by Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830 – 1894) Come to me in the silence of the ...Show More

395. The Lost Chord by Adelaide Anne Procter

01:40 | Jan 5th, 2009

AA Procter read by Classic Poetry Aloud: Giving voice to the poetry of the past. www.classicpoetryaloud.com -------------------------------------------- The Lost Chord by Adelaide Anne Procter (1825 – 1864) Seated one day at the organ, I ...Show More

394. Invictus by William Ernest Henley

01:04 | Jan 4th, 2009

WE Henley read by Classic Poetry Aloud: Giving voice to the poetry of the past. www.classicpoetryaloud.com -------------------------------------------- Invictus by William Ernest Henley (1849 – 1903) Out of the night that covers me, Bl...Show More

393. The Character of a Happy Life by Sir Henry Wooton

01:29 | Jan 3rd, 2009

H Wooton read by Classic Poetry Aloud: Giving voice to the poetry of the past. www.classicpoetryaloud.com -------------------------------------------- The Character of a Happy Life by Sir Henry Wooton (1568 – 1639) How happy is he born and...Show More

392. I Stood on a Tower by Alfred Lord Tennyson

01:00 | Jan 2nd, 2009

A Tennyson read by Classic Poetry Aloud: Giving voice to the poetry of the past. www.classicpoetryaloud.com -------------------------------------------- I Stood on a Tower by Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809 – 1892) I stood on a tower in the w...Show More

391. The Quiet Life by Alexander Pope

01:11 | Jan 1st, 2009

A Pope read by Classic Poetry Aloud: Giving voice to the poetry of the past. www.classicpoetryaloud.com -------------------------------------------- The Quiet Life by Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744) Happy the man whose wish and care A few...Show More

390. The Darkling Thrush by Thomas Hardy

01:44 | Dec 30th, 2008

T Hardy read by Classic Poetry Aloud; Giving voice to the poetry of the past. www.classicpoetryaloud.com -------------------------------------------- The Darkling Thrush by Thomas Hardy (1840 – 1928) I leant upon a coppice gate W...Show More

389. London Snow by Robert Bridges

03:15 | Dec 30th, 2008

R Bridges read by Classic Poetry Aloud: Giving voice to the poetry of the past. www.classicpoetryaloud.com -------------------------------------------- London Snow by Robert Bridges (1844 – 1930) When men were all asleep the snow came flyi...Show More

388. Out in the Dark by Edward Thomas

01:16 | Dec 29th, 2008

E Thomas read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. Out in the Dark by Edward Thomas (1878 – 1917) Out in the dark over the snow The fallow fawns invisible go With the fallow...Show More

387. Bleak Weather by Ella Wheeler Wilcox

01:33 | Dec 28th, 2008

EW Wheeler read by Classic Poetry Aloud, giving voice to the poetry of the past. www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ -------------------------------------------- Bleak Weather by Ella Wheeler Wilcox (1850 – 1919) Dear love, where the red lilies bl...Show More

386. from A Forsaken Garden by Algernon Charles Swinburne

01:30 | Dec 27th, 2008

AC Swinburne read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. from A Forsaken Garden by Algernon Charles Swinburne (1837 – 1909) In a coign of the cliff between lowland and highland, A...Show More

385. Christmas Bells by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

01:35 | Dec 26th, 2008

HW Longfellow read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------------- Christmas Bells by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 – 1882) I hea...Show More

384. Peace by Henry Vaughan

01:06 | Dec 25th, 2008

H Vaughan read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------- Peace by Henry Vaughan (1621 – 1695) My soul, there is a country Far...Show More

383. A Birthday by Christina Georgina Rossetti

01:03 | Dec 24th, 2008

CG Rossetti read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------------- A Birthday by Christina Rossetti by Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830 ...Show More

382. The Snow-Storm by Ralph Waldo Emerson

02:06 | Dec 23rd, 2008

RW Emerson read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. The Snow-Storm by Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 – 1882) Announced by all the trumpets of the sky, Arrives the snow, and, driving...Show More

381. from Frost at Midnight by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

01:40 | Dec 21st, 2008

ST Coleridge read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------------- from Frost at Midnight by Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772 – 1834) ...Show More

380. Spirits by Robert Bridges

00:53 | Dec 18th, 2008

R Bridges read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------------- Spirits by Robert Bridge...Show More

379. A Poison Tree by William Blake

01:03 | Dec 16th, 2008

W Blake read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------------- A Poison Tree by William Blake (1757 – 1827) I was angry with my friend...Show More

378. Oh thou whose face hath felt the Winter's wind by John Keats

01:15 | Dec 15th, 2008

J Keats read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------------- Oh thou whose face hath felt the Winter's wind by John Keats (1795 – 182...Show More

377. Hope is the Thing with Feathers by Emily Dickinson

00:49 | Dec 14th, 2008

E Dickinson read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------------- Hope is the Thing with Feathers by Emily Dickinson (1830 – 1886) "H...Show More

376. Alone by Edgar Allan Poe

01:47 | Dec 12th, 2008

EA Poe read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------------- Alone by Edgar Allan Poe (1809 – 1849) From childhood's hour I have n...Show More

375. Love Lives Beyond The Tomb by John Clare

01:16 | Dec 11th, 2008

J Clare read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------------- Love Lives Beyond The Tomb by John Clare (1793 – 1864) Love lives beyon...Show More

374. Psalm 4 by John Milton

02:25 | Dec 10th, 2008

J Milton read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------------- Psalm 4 translated by John Milton (1608 – 1674) Answer me when I call ...Show More

373. The Ecstasy by John Donne

02:09 | Dec 5th, 2008

J Donne read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------------- The Ecstasy by John Donne (1572 – 1631) Where, like a pillow on a bed, ...Show More

372. To the Virgins to make much of Time by Robert Herrick

01:10 | Nov 30th, 2008

Herrick read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------------- To the Virgins to make much of Time by Robert Herrick (1591 – 1674) G...Show More

371. The Lotos-Eaters by Alfred Lord Tennyson

13:26 | Nov 29th, 2008

A Tennyson read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------------- The Lotos-Eaters by Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809 – 1892) “Co...Show More

370. Psalm 1 by John Milton

01:15 | Nov 27th, 2008

J Milton read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------------- Psalm 1 translated by John Milton (1608 – 1674) Done into Verse, 1653 ...Show More

369. The Old Familiar Faces by Charles Lamb

02:01 | Nov 24th, 2008

C Lamb read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------------- The Old Familiar Faces by Charles Lamb (1775–1834) I have had playmate...Show More

368. Go Lovely Rose by Edmund Waller

01:14 | Nov 22nd, 2008

E Waller read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------------- Go, lovely Rose by Edmund Waller (1606 – 1687) Go, lovely Rose—...Show More

367. Sonnet 21 Say Over Again by Elizabeth Barrett Browning

01:20 | Nov 20th, 2008

EB Browning read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------------- Sonnet XXI by Elizabeth Barrett Browning(1806 – 1861) Say over ag...Show More

366. My Delight and Thy Delight by Robert Bridges

01:24 | Nov 16th, 2008

R Bridges read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------------- My Delight and Thy Delight by Robert Bridges (1844 – 1930) My delight...Show More

365. Crossing the Bar by Alfred Lord Tennyson

01:07 | Nov 15th, 2008

A Tennyson read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------------- Crossing the Bar by Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809 – 1892) Sunset an...Show More

364. Say not the Struggle Naught Availeth by Arthur Hugh Clough

01:13 | Nov 13th, 2008

AH Clough read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------------- Say not the Struggle Naught Availeth by Arthur Hugh Clough (1819 – 186...Show More

363. Dulce et Decorum Est by Wilfred Owen

02:22 | Nov 11th, 2008

W Owen read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://classicpoetryaloud.podomatic.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. ---------------------------------------------...Show More

362. Winter Nightfall by Robert Bridges

01:21 | Nov 8th, 2008

R Bridges read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------------- Winter Nightfall by Robert Bridges (1844 - 1930) The day begins to ...Show More

361. The Conqueror Worm by Edgar Allan Poe

02:27 | Nov 7th, 2008

EA Poe read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------------- The Conqueror Worm by Edgar Allan Poe (1809 – 1849) Lo! 't is a gala...Show More

360. The Search by Henry Vaughan

01:08 | Nov 3rd, 2008

H Vaughan read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://classicpoetryaloud.podomatic.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------------- The Search by Henry Vaughan 1621 – 1695) Leave, leave, thy gadd...Show More

359. On His Blindness by John Milton

01:20 | Oct 30th, 2008

J Milton read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://classicpoetryaloud.podomatic.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------------- On His Blindness by John Milton (1608 – 1674) When I consider ho...Show More

358. The Darkling Thrush by Thomas Hardy

01:44 | Oct 26th, 2008

T Hardy read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------------- The Darkling Thrush by Thomas Hardy (1840 – 1928) I leant upon a c...Show More

357. Annabel Lee by Edgar Allan Poe

02:00 | Oct 20th, 2008

EA Poe read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------------- Annabel Lee by Edgar Allan Poe (1809 – 1849) It was many and many a ye...Show More

356. I Stood Musing in a Black World by Stephen Crane

02:00 | Oct 19th, 2008

S Crane read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------------- I Stood Musing in a Black World by Stephen Crane (1871 – 1900) I s...Show More

355. I Love You by Ella Wheeler Wilcox

01:29 | Oct 18th, 2008

EW Wilcox read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------------- I Love You by Ella Wheeler Wilcox (1850 – 1919) I love your lips wh...Show More

354. Last Lines by Emily Bronte

02:19 | Oct 11th, 2008

E Bronte read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------------- Last Lines by Emily Bronte (1818 – 1848) No coward soul is mine, ...Show More

353. The Gods of the Copybook Headings by Rudyard Kipling

03:50 | Oct 8th, 2008

R Kipling read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------------- The Gods of the Copybook Headings by Rudyard Kipling (1865 – 1936) As...Show More

352. Believe Me If All Those Endearing Young Charms by Thomas Moore

01:23 | Oct 6th, 2008

T Moore read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------------- Believe Me, If All Those Endearing Young Charms by Thomas Moore (1779 –...Show More

351. Nature by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

01:15 | Oct 4th, 2008

HW Longfellow read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------------- Nature by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 – 1882) As a fond...Show More

350. Persicos Odi by William Makepeace Thackeray

00:57 | Oct 3rd, 2008

WM Thackeray read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------- Persicos Odi by William Makepeace Thackeray (1811 – 1863) Dear Lucy, you ...Show More

349. A Supplication by Abraham Cowley

01:48 | Oct 2nd, 2008

A Cowley read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------- A Supplication by Abraham Cowley (1618 – 1667) Awake, awake, my lyre, ...Show More

348. From Maud by Alfred Lord Tennyson

00:51 | Oct 1st, 2008

A Tennyson read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------- from Maud by Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809 – 1892) O let the solid ground N...Show More

347. One Word is too Often Profaned by Percy Bysshe Shelley

01:05 | Sep 29th, 2008

PB Shelley read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------------- One Word is too Often Profaned by Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792 – 1822) ...Show More

346. Remember by Christina Georgina Rossetti

01:12 | Sep 27th, 2008

CG Rossetti read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------------- Remember by Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830 – 1894) Remember...Show More

345. A Cradle Song by William Blake

01:05 | Sep 26th, 2008

W Blake read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------------- A Cradle Song by William Blake(1757 – 1827) Sleep, sleep, beauty bri...Show More

344. Summer Night by Alfred Lord Tennyson

01:22 | Sep 24th, 2008

A Tennyson read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------------- Summer Night by Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809 – 1892) Now sleeps th...Show More

343. Good-bye by Ralph Waldo Emerson

02:05 | Sep 22nd, 2008

RW Emerson read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------------- Good-bye by Ralph Waldo Emerson, (1803 – 1882) Good-bye, proud wo...Show More

342. A Psalm of Life by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

02:09 | Sep 21st, 2008

HW Longfellow read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------------- A Psalm of Life by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 – 1882) Te...Show More

341. Past and Present by Thomas Hood

01:44 | Sep 19th, 2008

T Hood read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------------- Past and Present by Thomas Hood (1799 – 1845) I remember, I remember ...Show More

340. After Rain by Edward Thomas

01:34 | Sep 18th, 2008

E Thomas read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------- After Rain by Edward Thomas (1878 – 1917) The rain of a night and a day and ...Show More

339. The Human Seasons by John Keats

01:11 | Sep 15th, 2008

J Keats read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------------- The Human Seasons by John Keats (1795 – 1821) Four Seasons fill the m...Show More

338. When Lilacs Last in the Door-yard Bloom’d by Walt Whitman

21:17 | Sep 12th, 2008

W Whitman read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------- ...Show More

337. Somewhere or other by Christina Georgina Rossetti

01:02 | Sep 10th, 2008

CG Rossetti read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------- Somewhere or other by Christina Georgina Rossetti (1830 – 1894) Somewhere...Show More

336. The World by Henry Vaughan

03:43 | Sep 9th, 2008

H Vaughan read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------...Show More

335. What is Life? by John Clare

01:56 | Sep 6th, 2008

J Clare read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to classic poetry. --------------------------------------------------- ...Show More

334. The Harlot’s House by Oscar Wilde

02:08 | Sep 5th, 2008

O Wilde read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------------...Show More

333. To Celia by Ben Johnson

01:05 | Sep 2nd, 2008

B Johnson read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to classic poetry. --------------------------------------------------- ...Show More

332. Solitude by Ella Wheeler Wilcox

01:34 | Aug 31st, 2008

EW Wilcox read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to classic poetry. --------------------------------------------------- ...Show More

331. Binsey Poplars by Gerard Manley Hopkins

02:03 | Aug 30th, 2008

GM Hopkins read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. -----------------------------------------------...Show More

330. On first looking into Chapman’s Homer by John Keats

01:13 | Aug 29th, 2008

J Keats read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------------- On first looking into Chap...Show More

328. The Sentimentalist by James Elroy Flecker

01:28 | Aug 27th, 2008

JE Flecker read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------- The Sentimentalist by James Elroy Flecker (1884 – 1915) There lies a photo...Show More

327. Oxford by Gerald Gould

01:19 | Aug 26th, 2008

G Gould read by Classic Poetry Aloud: http://www.classicpoetryaloud.com/ Giving voice to the poetry of the past. --------------------------------------------------...Show More