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Month: November 2010

The Secret Adversary by Agatha Christie

Source: Forgotten Classics (Part 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9

“Ode to Autumn” by John Keats

Source: Classic Poetry Aloud (mp3)Length:  2 minutes, 13 secondsReader: Anonymous (credited as Classic Poetry Aloud) The poem:  Happy Thanksgiving! I

“Cabaret Ludwig” by Rachel Wetzsteon

Source: Poetry Magazine podcast (mp3)Length: 42 seconds (starts at 2:23)Reader: Don Share The poem: As Poetry Magazine editor Don Share

“If” by Rudyard Kipling

Source: Librivox (mp3)Length: 2 minutes, 39 secondsReader: Chip The poem: This poem can be dismissed in modern times as Victorian

“Books” by Campbell McGrath

Source: Slate Poetry Podcast (mp3)Length: 1 minute, 40 secondsReader: Campbell McGrath The poem: If you haven’t already noticed, I love

“The Unconquered Dead” by John McCrae

Source: LibriVox (mp3)Length: 2 minutes, 19 secondsReader: Joseph Finkberg The poem: I know from personal experience how hard it is

“Another Reason Why I Don’t Keep A Gun in the House” by Billy Collins

Source: The Best Cigarette on archive.org (mp3)Length: 1 minute, 12 secondsReader: Billy Collins The poem: I love Billy Collins. He’s

“The Emperor of Ice-Cream” by Wallace Stevens

Source: Librivox (mp3)Length: 1 minute, 25 secReader: Alan Davis-Drake The poem: The scene is of a funeral. The corpse, an

Poetry month at Free Listens

I was reading a newspaper article the other day and came across an interview with poet laurate of the United