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.

Isaac and ArchibaldListen now | Edwin Arlington Robinson
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The Lake Isle of InnisfreeListen now (6 min) | William Butler Yeats, 1893
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The Rime of the Ancient MarinerListen now | Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1798)
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Soliloquy of the Spanish CloisterListen now | Robert Browning & The Dramatic Monologue
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Paul Revere's RideListen now (26 min) | Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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Isaac and ArchibaldListen now | Edwin Arlington Robinson
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The Lake Isle of InnisfreeListen now (6 min) | William Butler Yeats, 1893
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The Rime of the Ancient MarinerListen now | Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1798)
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Soliloquy of the Spanish CloisterListen now | Robert Browning & The Dramatic Monologue
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Satan tries to pretend that Hell is a fine placeListen now (12 min) | From John Milton, Paradise Lost
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