Jul 21 • 8M


Robert Frost

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Anthony Esolen
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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Our Poetry Aloud podcast is Robert Frost’s “Home Burial,” is a magnificent dramatic dialogue between a young farmer and his wife, who live on his family’s land, and that means there’s a small burial plot in the back. In that plot now lies their first child, who died shortly after he was born. The wife has never recovered from the loss, and there’s ten…

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