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By: John Greenleaf Whittier

Snow-Bound: A Winter Idyl by John Greenleaf Whittier Snow-Bound: A Winter Idyl

A 750-line idyllic poem about a snow-storm from the narrator’s childhood.

Book cover Snow-Bound A Winter Idyll
Book cover Christmas Carmen

John Greenleaf Whittier was an American Quaker poet and advocate of the abolition of slavery in the United States. Frequently listed as one of the Fireside Poets, Whittier was influenced by the Scottish poet Robert Burns.

Book cover The Works of Whittier, Volume III (of VII) Anti-Slavery Poems and Songs of Labor and Reform
Book cover Anti-Slavery Poems I. From Volume III., the Works of Whittier: Anti-Slavery Poems and Songs of Labor and Reform
Book cover Yankee Gypsies
Book cover The Boy Captives
Book cover Tales and Sketches, Complete Volume V., the Works of Whittier: Tales and Sketches
Book cover Anti-Slavery Poems III. From Volume III., the Works of Whittier: Anti-Slavery Poems and Songs of Labor and Reform
Book cover Anti-Slavery Poems II. From Volume III., the Works of Whittier: Anti-Slavery Poems and Songs of Labor and Reform
Book cover Songs of Labor and Reform From Volume III., the Works of Whittier: Anti-Slavery Poems and Songs of Labor and Reform
Book cover The Tent on the Beach and Others Part 4, from Volume IV., the Works of Whittier: Personal Poems
Book cover The Conflict with Slavery, Part 1, from Volume VII, The Works of Whittier: the Conflict with Slavery, Politics and Reform, the Inner Life and Criticism
Book cover Reform and Politics, Part 2, from Volume VII, The Works of Whittier: the Conflict with Slavery, Politics and Reform, the Inner Life and Criticism
Book cover The Conflict with Slavery and Others, Complete, Volume VII, The Works of Whittier: the Conflict with Slavery, Politics and Reform, the Inner Life and Criticism
Book cover Poems in Wartime From Volume III., the Works of Whittier: Anti-Slavery Poems and Songs of Labor and Reform
Book cover Criticism, Part 4, from Volume VII, The Works of Whittier: the Conflict with Slavery, Politics and Reform, the Inner Life and Criticism
Book cover Occasional Poems Part 3 from Volume IV., the Works of Whittier: Personal Poems
Book cover At Sundown Part 5, from Volume IV., the Works of Whittier: Personal Poems
Book cover My Summer with Dr. Singletary Part 2, from Volume V., the Works of Whittier: Tales and Sketches
Book cover Tales and Sketches Part 3, from Volume V., the Works of Whittier: Tales and Sketches
Book cover Old Portraits, Part 1, from Volume VI., The Works of Whittier: Old Portraits and Modern Sketches
Book cover Margaret Smith's Journal Part 1, from Volume V., the Works of Whittier: Tales and Sketches
Book cover Personal Sketches and Tributes, Part 2, from Volume VI., The Works of Whittier: Old Portraits and Modern Sketches
Book cover Historical Papers, Part 3, from Volume VI., The Works of Whittier: Old Portraits and Modern Sketches
Book cover Personal Poems, Complete Volume IV., the Works of Whittier: Personal Poems
Book cover The Inner Life, Part 3, from Volume VII, The Works of Whittier: the Conflict with Slavery, Politics and Reform, the Inner Life and Criticism
Book cover Personal Poems I Part 1, from Volume IV., the Works of Whittier: Personal Poems
Book cover Personal Poems II Part 2, from Volume IV., the Works of Whittier: Personal Poems
Book cover Forgiveness (Whittier)

LibriVox volunteers bring you 13 recordings of Forgiveness by John Greenleaf Whittier. This was the Weekly Poetry project for June 2, 2013.What some of our readers thought..."The whole poem consists of just a single sentence, but a very complex one, loaded with both independent and subordinate clauses and participial phrases... Following his admirable example of gentle tolerance, I forgive his dangling participles." (Leonard Wilson); "Kudos to the poet for writing about forgiveness and mortality in a graveyard without letting any gods elbow in!" (Jason Mills)

Book cover Frost Spirit

LibriVox volunteers bring you 11 recordings of The Frost Spirit by John Greenleaf Whittier. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for October 28, 2012.John Greenleaf Whittier was an influential American Quaker poet. He is considered one of the Fireside Poets and was influenced by Robert Burns.


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