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A Child’s Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson

Monet Water lilies 1917-1919

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Flowers on the windowsill by Carl Larsson

A Child’s Garden of Verses

The Child Alone

Carl Larsson, Lisbeth Fishing

Garden Days

Envoys

Posted 7 years, 8 months ago.

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Lord Byron, selected poems

Waiting by Edmund Blair Leighton, public domain image

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She Walks in Beauty

She Walks in Beauty e-text

The Prisoner of Chillon
abridged reading

entire e-text for The Prisoner

All for Love e-text

The Tear

The Tear e-text

Posted 7 years, 8 months ago.

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Norton Anthology of Poetry links

Ripe Hachiya persimmons on a tree in December, licensed under GNU Free Documentation license by author Downtowngal

The Norton Anthology of Poetry has provided a web companion with several poems read aloud.  Here is their homepage where you can find several additional resources.  Below are links to the poems on their site.  Click on the links to go to their site, and then click on the speaker beside the text of each poem to hear it read aloud.  You’ll need QuickTime for the audio player to work.

Image of Chaucer as a pilgrim from Ellesmere Manuscript in Huntington Library in San Marino California.  This manuscript is an early publishing of Canterbury Tales.

Geoffrey Chaucer (1343 – 1400) The Pardoner’s Prologue and Tale

Sir Patrick Spens Early Modern Ballads

Thomas Wyatt (1503 – 1542) They Flee from Me

Elizabeth I (1533 – 1603) When I Was Fair and Young

Edmund Spenser (1552 – 1599) Sonnet 75

Shepherd by Strambu Ipolit, 1871-1934

Christopher Marlowe (1564 – 1593) The Passionate Shepherd to His Love

William Shakespeare (1564 – 1616) Sonnet 146

John Donne (1572 – 1631) A Valediction Forbidding Mourning

Anne Bradstreet (1612 – 1672) To My Dear and Loving Husband

Anna Letitia Barbauld (1743 – 1825) The Rights of Woman

Old Chelsea Bridge, London by Pissarro, 1871

William Blake (1757 – 1827) London

Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772 – 1834) Kubla Khan

Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809 – 1892) Ulysses

Walt Whitman (1819 – 1892) Song of Myself

Emily Dickinson, black and white photograph

Emily Dickinson (1830 – 1886) #712

William Butler Yeats (1865 – 1939) Easter 1916

Wallace Stevens (1879 – 1955) Sunday Morning

William Carlos Williams (1883 – 1963) This Is Just to Say

Marianne Moore (1887 – 1972) Poetry

Wilfred Owen (1893 – 1918) Dulce Et Decorum Est

Dulce et Decorum est, One of many, many graveyards in the Somme battlefields, this one is on the main road between Albert and Baupaume, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 2.0, by author Chris Hartford from London, UK

Langston Hughes (1902 – 1967) The Weary Blues

W. H. Auden (1907 – 1973) In Memory of W. B. Yeats

Dylan Thomas (1914 – 1953) Fern Hill

Gwendolyn Brooks (1917 – 2000) We Real Cool

Denise Levertov (1923 – 1997) Tenebrae

Adrienne Rich (b. 1929) Diving into the Wreck

Derek Walcott (b. 1930) A Far Cry from Africa

1593 map Northern Hemisphere, Gerard de Jode

Eavan Boland (b. 1944) That the Science of Cartography Is Limited

Rita Dove (b. 1952) Parsley

Li-Young Lee (b. 1957) Persimmons

Posted 7 years, 8 months ago.

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Robert Louis Stevenson, selected poetry

RLS Here comes Rain Again, licensed under the Creative Commons Attributon 2.0 Generic license by author Juni from Kyoto Japan

Click here to see a downloadable unit study from CurrClick about Robert Louis Stevenson. This link will take you away from My Audio School.

Rain

e-text for Rain

Bed in Summer

e-text for Bed in Summer

My Shadow

e-text for My Shadow

My Kingdom

e-text for My Kingdom

The Wind

e-text for The Wind

Two Peoples Bay Nature Reserve in Albany, Western Australia, photo released to public domain by the author Darren Hughes

At the Seaside

e-text for At the Seaside

My Bed is a Boat

My Bed is a Boat e-text

From a Railway Carriage

e-text for From a Railway Carriage

Pirate Story

e-text for Pirate Story

Robert Louis Stevenson portrait by Girolamo Nerli, public domain image

Foreign Lands

e-text for Foreign Lands

The Whole Duty of Children

The Whole Duty of Children e-text

Young Night Thought

e-text for Young Night Thought

Windy Nights

Windy Nights e-text

Cows Watering at a Quiet Pool by  Eugenio Zampighi, public domain

The Cow

e-text for The Cow

Romance

e-text for Romance

Posted 7 years, 8 months ago.

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In Flanders Field by John McCrae

Lest we  forget, photo by hobvias sudoneighm, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 2.0 license

Read this poem and others by John McCrae

In Flanders Field by John McCrae

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The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Paul Revere's ride

The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere

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To read the text of this poem, click here.

Click here to see a selection of downloadable curriculum resources from CurrClick which could be used to study the American Revolutionary War.

Click here to see a downloadable lapbook about Paul Revere.
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Posted 7 years, 8 months ago.

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Emily Dickinson, selected poetry

Feather_1, published by author Louise Docker from Sydney Australia, licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license

Click here to see a selection of downloadable curriculum resources from CurrClick for studying poetry.

e-text for Hope….

Oglala National Grassland, Nebraska USA, near Toadstool Geologic Park, image released to public domain by author Brian Kell

The Grass… e-text

The Cemetery Entrance by Caspar David Friedrich, public domain image

e-text for Because I could not stop for Death

I Died for Beauty

Beauty e-text

Rain by Ivan Yendogurov, public domain image

Summer Shower

e-text for Summer Shower

I’m Nobody

e-text for I’m Nobody

Morning

e-text for Morning

Interesting Story by Laura Muntz Lyall, public domain image

There is no Frigate like a Book

e-text for Frigate

In a Library

Library e-text

A Word is Dead

e-text for A Word is Dead

If I can stop one heart from breaking

e-text for If I can stop…

Indian Summer, Vermont by Willard Leroy Metcalf, public domain image

Indian Summer

Indian Summer e-text

Our Share of Night to Bear

Our Share e-text

There’s a Certain Slant of Light

Slant of Light e-text

Posted 7 years, 9 months ago.

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The Raven by Edgar Allen Poe

Raven, Corvus corax by Franco Atirador

The Raven by Edgar Allen Poe

Raven, Edgar Allen Poe

Read this poem yourself.

Here is The Raven in some foreign languages, for you language students:

Corvus (Latin)

Latin e-text

El Cuervo (Spanish)

Spanish e-text

De Raaf (Dutch)

Dutch e-text

Le Corbeau (French)

French e-text

Der Rabe (German)

German e-text

Posted 7 years, 10 months ago.

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