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Catullus: Sparrow, Delight of my Darling (Latin and English)

Sparrow, delight of my darling
playing with you at her breast
offering her fingertip
provoking you to bite at it

May 8, 2020 · Leave a comment

Audio: William Carlos Williams reads “Seafarer”

He invites the storm, he
lives by it!

March 15, 2019 · 3 Comments

Video: Muriel Rukeyser reads “The Speed of Darkness”

. Don Yorty says about this post: I had never heard Muriel Rukeyser’s voice before I began to make a vimeo of her reading her poem The Speed of Darkness, … Continue reading

October 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

Video: Robert Frost reads “After Apple Picking” (text of poem included)

. After Apple Picking My long two-pointed ladder’s sticking through a tree Toward heaven still, And there’s a barrel that I didn’t fill Beside it, and there may be two … Continue reading

September 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

Video: “The Tuft of Flowers” read by Robert Frost

. The Tuft of Flowers I went to turn the grass once after one Who mowed it in the dew before the sun. The dew was gone that made his … Continue reading

July 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

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