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This week and next week for Poetry Aloud, we’re going to be featuring dramatic monologues from my book-length poem, The Hundredfold: Songs for the Lorda poem made up of 100 poems, all centering on the time of Christ’s life and the age of the apostles afterwards. The poem today is “Bartimaeus,” spoken by the blind man whom Jesus healed, as he thinks …

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Poetry Aloud
Poetry Aloud will help you learn how to read poetry with your ears. Unlike children with bad table manners, poetry is meant to be heard and not just seen. Join Anthony Esolen every other week (or so) as he introduces and discusses a longish poem and then reads it aloud.
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