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IMPORTANT MORNING POEMS

Color Codes:

Blue = Newly recorded in Part II 
May 1, 2004  to April 30, 2006

Red = Replay from Part I
May 1, 2002 to April 30, 2004

[Friday, January 25, 2008]

Conrad Aiken [1889-1973]:A Letter from Li Po - Stanza I of XII [2:25]

[Friday, January 18, 2008]

William Cullen Bryant [1794-1978]: The Past [3:07]

[Saturday, June 18, 2006]

[anon.]: She Moved Through the Fair [1:49] [Irish folk tune]

[Monday, May 29, 2006]

Harry M. Brandel, jr [1930-1990]: Ode to Madame Gallicurci [1:49]

[Tuesday, February 21, 2006]:

Sarah Teasdale [1884-1933]: Blue Squills [0:43]

[Monday, December 26, 2005]:

Wm. Shakespeare [15641616]:
 
Sonnet XXXVIII - How can my Muse want subject to invent [0:50]

[Monday, December 5, 2005]

Wm. Shakespeare [15641616]:
 Sonnet XXXV - No more be grieved at that which thou hast done [1:03]

[Saturday, December 3, 2005]

Wm. Shakespeare [15641616]:
 Sonnet XXXIV - Why didst thou promise such a beauteous day [0:59]
 

[Wednesday, November 30, 2005]

A special recording of two war sonnets by the American poet, Allan Seeger [1888-1916]:
Bellinglise (Two Sonnets) [8:48] together with prose setting embedments

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A Trio of Shakespearean  Sonnets: Monday, November 21, 2005

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Wm. Shakespeare [15641616]:
 Sonnet VIII - Music to hear, why hear'st thou music sadly? [0:58]

[Sunday, November 20, 2005]

Wm. Shakespeare [15641616]:
 Sonnet CV - Let not my love be call'd idolatry [0:53]

[Friday, November 18, 2005]

Wm. Shakespeare [15641616]:
Sonnet XXVIII - How can I then return in happy plight [0:57]

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A Sestet of Shakespearean  Sonnets: Friday, November 11, 2005:

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Wm. Shakespeare [15641616]:
Sonnet XCV - How sweet and lovely dost thou make the shame [0:52]

[Thursday, November 10, 2005]

Wm. Shakespeare [15641616]:
Sonnet XCIII - So shall I live, supposing thou art true [0:52]

[Wednesday, November 9, 2005]

Wm. Shakespeare [15641616]:
Sonnet XCIV - They that have power to hurt and will do none [0:55]

[Tuesday, November 8, 2005]

Wm. Shakespeare [15641616]:
Sonnet XCII - But do thy worst to steal thyself away [0:48]

[Monday, November 7, 2005]

Wm. Shakespeare [15641616]:
Sonnet XC - Then hate me when thou wilt; if ever, now [1:00]

[Saturday,  November 5, 2005]

Wm. Shakespeare [15641616]:
Sonnet No. XXI - So is it not with me as with that Muse [0:52]

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Thursday, November 3, 2005

Muriel Stuart [1889-1967]: The Seed-Shop [0:48]

Wednesday, November 2, 2005

Thomas Hardy [1840-1928]: I Said to Love [1:18]
Edwin Arlington Robinson [
1869-1935]: A Happy Man [0:48]

Thursday, October 27, 2005

Robert Browning [1812-1889]: A Toccata of Galuppi's [4:25]
Robert Frost [1874-1963]: The Wood-Pile [2:28]

Thursday, July 21, 2005

Robert Browning [1812-1889]: After [0:53]
Edward Thomas
[1878-1917]: Like the Touch of Rain [0:39]
Ambrose Bierce
[1842-1914?]: Weather [0:53]

Wednesday, July 20, 2005

Wm. Shakespeare [15641616]:
Sonnet XV - When I consider everything that grows [0:54]

Friday, July 15, 2005

Robert Service [1874-1958]: A Hero [1:14]

Sunday, July 3, 2005

Walt Whitman [1819-1892]: A Clear Midnight [0:30]

Sunday, June 19, 2005

Wm. Shakespeare [1564-1616]: But wherefore do not you a mightier way [0:52]
Wm. Shakespeare: Not from the stars do I my judgment pluck [0:52] - newer recording
John Keats [1795-1821]:  Sonnet Written on a Summer Evening [0:59]

Sunday, May 15, 2005

Henry Reed [1914-1986]: The Door and the Window [1:05]

Tuesday, May 3, 2005

John Keats [1795-1821]: Sonnet: Bright Star [0:54]

Sunday, May 1, 2005

Ralph Waldo Emerson [1803-1882]:  Fate [0:52]

Click on Daily Poem below to hear newly-recorded poems, including a major poem by Robert Browning, "A Toccata of Galuppi's" -- Shakespeare's sonnet. "When I do count the clock that tells the time" -- Edward Thomas's poem. "Like the Touch of Rain" -- Shakespeare's sonnet, "When I consider everything that grows" -- Ambrose Bierce's obscure little poem, "Weather" -- and Robert Frost's poem, "The Wood-Pile"

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