Tag - National Poetry Month

Sir John Gielgud as Prospero from Prospero's Books

Cruellest Month #30: Prospero’s...

The final day of National Poetry Month 2011 and we end it with some Shakespeare. We have Prospero’s final lines, his epilogue, from The Tempest. Thank you to everyone who listened and thanks to everyone on the staff who participated...

William Carlos Williams

Cruellest Month #29: A Love Song

Day 29 of National Poetry Month 2011 and because I can’t resist: more William Carlos Williams and “A Love Song.” You can download it directly here and a unique feed is here. Enjoy. Last year at this time we were listening...

Edna St. Vincent Millay

Cruellest Month #28: Witch-Wife

Day 28 of National Poetry Month 2011 and here we have Edna St. Vincent Millay and “Witch-Wife.” You can download it directly here and a unique feed is here. Enjoy. Last year at this time we were listening to Dindrane brought you...

Moon

Cruellest Month #27: The Stygian Depths of...

Day 27 of National Poetry Month 2011 and this is my last original piece I’ll be throwing onto the table this year. “The Stygian Depths of You and I and All.” Hope you enjoy it. You can download it directly here and a unique...

Robert Frost with axe

Cruellest Month #26: Mending Wall

Day 26 of National Poetry Month for 2011 and we bring some Robert Frost to the table with “Mending Wall.” You can download it directly here and a unique feed is here. Enjoy. Last year at this time we were listening to Tennyson...

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Cruellest Month #25: The Sorcerer’s...

Dom provides something special for Day 25 of National Poetry Month Audio: Already during the first celebration of National Poetry Month here on Need Coffee, I wanted to do this: Reading the original German version of Goethe’s...

Llyfr Taliesin

Cruellest Month #24: The Battle of the Trees

Day 24 of National Poetry Month for 2011 and Dindrane returns with a reading of “The Battle of the Trees” from The Book of Taliesin. You can download it directly here and a unique feed is here. Enjoy. Last year at this time we...

The Brownies of Palmer Cox

Cruellest Month #23: The Brownies at Base...

Day 23 of National Poetry Month for 2011 and our Cruellest Month Poetry Audio celebration brings us back round again to Rox and another visit with Palmer Cox’s Brownies. This time it’s “The Brownies at Base-Ball.” You...

St. Lucy

Cruellest Month #22: A Nocturnal Upon S...

Day 22 of National Poetry Month for 2011. Cruellest Month, the Poetry Audio celebration moves on, with some more John Donne and “A Nocturnal Upon S. Lucy’s Day, Being the Shortest Day.” You can download it directly here and...

Cruellest Month #21: My Last Duchess

The 21st Day of National Poetry Month for 2011. Our Cruellest Month celebration of Poetry Audio continues with Dindrane, who gives us a great reading of Robert Browning’s “My Last Duchess.” You can download it directly here...