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By: Josephine Preston Peabody (1874-1922)

Book cover The Singing Man A Book of Songs and Shadows

By: Torquato Tasso (1544-1595)

Jerusalem Delivered by Torquato Tasso Jerusalem Delivered

The First Crusade provides the backdrop for a rich tapestry of political machinations, military conflicts, martial rivalries, and love stories, some of which are complicated by differences in religion. The supernatural plays a major role in the action. Partly on this account, and partly because of the multilayered, intertwined plots, the poem met with considerable contemporary criticism, so Tasso revised it radically and published the revision under a new name, La Gerusalemme Conquistata, or "Jerusalem Conquered," which has remained virtually unread, a warning to authors who pay attention to the critics...

By: Toru Dutt (1856-1877)

Book cover Ancient Ballads and Legends of Hindustan

Toru Dutt was an Indian poet, writing in English. Born in 1856, she travelled to England and France, and being a polyglot became fluent in French and English, later in Sanskrit as well. Her works gained popularity and success posthumously. This collection of her poems, Ancient Ballads and Legends of Hindustan, was published by her father after her death in 1877. This collection is divided into 2 parts: the 1st part contains long poems about the ancient legends of her native land of India, which had been passed on to her orally in Sanskrit and which held much fascination for her, and also implied her desire to return to India...

By: Thomas Hardy (1840-1928)

Book cover In Time Of The Breaking Of Nations

LibriVox volunteers bring you 9 recordings of "In Time Of The Breaking Of Nations" by Thomas Hardy. This was the Weekly Poetry project for June 30, 2013.Written during the First World War, this is a poem about love, war and their timelessness by one of the best Victorian novelists.

By: T. W. H. Crosland (1865-1924)

Book cover Little People: An Alphabet

By: Thomas Washington Talley

Book cover Negro Folk Rhymes Wise and Otherwise: With a Study

By: Michael Drayton (1563-1631)

Book cover Minor Poems of Michael Drayton
Book cover The Battaile of Agincourt
Book cover Elizabethan Sonnet Cycles: Idea, Fidesa and Chloris

By: John Gower (1330?-1408)

Book cover Confessio Amantis, or, Tales of the Seven Deadly Sins

By: Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882)

Book cover The House of Life

By: Leigh Hunt (1784-1859)

Book cover Captain Sword and Captain Pen A Poem

By: Esaias Tegnér (1782-1846)

Book cover Fridthjof's Saga; a Norse romance

By: Thomas Nash (1567-1601)

Book cover The Choise of Valentines Or the Merie Ballad of Nash His Dildo

By: Chauncey Brewster Tinker (1876-1963)

Book cover The Translations of Beowulf A Critical Bibliography

By: Don Marquis (1878-1937)

Book cover Dreams and Dust

By: Elizabeth Stoddard (1823-1902)

Book cover Before the Mirror

Elizabeth Drew Stoddard, née Barstow was a United States poet and novelist. She is most widely known today as the author of The Morgesons (1862), her first of three novels. Her other two novels are Two Men (1865) and Temple House (1867). Stoddard was also a prolific writer of short stories, children's tales, poems, essays, travel writing, and journalism pieces.

By: Joyce Kilmer (1886-1918)

Book cover Trees and Other Poems

"I think that I shall never see, a poem as lovely as a tree; A tree whose hungry mouth is presd against the sweet earth's flowing breast ...". Almost all of us, including myself of course, have heard and enjoyed those famous words which begin Kilmer's poem, Trees. There is even a National Forest in the United States named in honor of this poem. Here is a recording of the entire book of poems in which it was first published in 1914. Joyce Kilmer was an American writer and poet mainly remembered for...

Book cover Main Street, and Other Poems

This is a book of poems by Joyce Kilmer. It includes several of his religious poems and poems about World War I, in which the author himself lost his life in 1918.

By: William Allingham (1824-1889)

Book cover Twilight Voices

William Allingham was an Irish poet, diarist and editor, who wrote several volumes of lyric verse.

By: W. S. Gilbert (d 1911)

Book cover More Bab Ballads

This is a subset of the first twelve poems from the second collection of Gilbert’s “Bab Ballads” – light verses poking fun at the life and people of his time in Gilbert’s unique “topsy-turvey” style. The epitaph on his memorial on the Victoria Embankment in London is “HIS FOE WAS FOLLY AND HIS WEAPON WIT”, an epitaph amply exemplified in these verses.

By: Michael Clarke (1844?-1916)

Book cover The Story of Troy

By: Hilmar R. (Hilmar Robert) Baukhage (1889-)

Book cover "I was there" with the Yanks on the western front, 1917-1919

By: Smyrnaeus Quintus (4th century)

Book cover The Fall of Troy

By: H. L. (Henry Louis) Stephens (1824-1882)

Book cover Death and Burial of Poor Cock Robin

By: Walter Richard Cassels (1826-1907)

Book cover Eidolon, or The Course of a Soul And Other Poems

By: Patrick Brontë (1777-1861)

Book cover Cottage Poems

By: Walter Savage Landor (1775-1864)

Book cover Poet Who Sleeps

LibriVox readers bring you 13 versions of The Poet Who Sleeps by Walter Savage Landor. This was the weekly poetry project for December 1, 2013.

Book cover Gebir

By: James Parton (1822-1891)

Book cover The Humorous Poetry of the English Language; from Chaucer to Saxe

By: Hurlothrumbo

Book cover The Merry-Thought: or the Glass-Window and Bog-House Miscellany Parts 2, 3 and 4
Book cover The Merry-Thought: or the Glass-Window and Bog-House Miscellany. Part 1

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