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Hearts and Hands by O. Henry

Hearts and Hands by O. Henry

Hearts and Hands A short story by O. Henry At Denver there was an influx of passengers into the coaches on the eastbound B & M express. In one coach there sat a very...

Casey at the Bat by Ernest Thayer

Casey at the Bat by Ernest Thayer

Casey at the Bat A Ballad of the Republic Sung in the Year 1888 by Ernest Thayer The outlook wasn’t brilliant for the Mudville Nine that day; the score stood four to two, with...

In the Bleak Midwinter by Christina Rossetti

In the Bleak Midwinter by Christina Rossetti

In the Bleak Midwinter by Christina Georgina Rossetti In the bleak midwinter Frosty wind made moan, Earth stood hard as iron, Water like a stone; Snow had fallen, snow on snow, Snow on snow,...

Richard Austin Recites Hopkins’ Poetry

Richard Austin Recites Hopkins’ Poetry

Richard Austin Recites Hopkins’ Poetry Richard Austin grew up in the same corner of England as Gerard Manley Hopkins. Thus blessed with the correct native accent, he now recites Hopkins’ poetry all over the...

Pied Beauty by Gerard Manley Hopkins

Pied Beauty by Gerard Manley Hopkins

Pied Beauty by Gerard Manley Hopkins You may find it helpful to listen to Richard Austin’s excellent recitation of this poem.                 GLORY be to God for...

The Raven Poem by Edgar Allan Poe

The Raven Poem by Edgar Allan Poe

The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe You may wish to listen to this poem as read aloud by Christopher Walken. Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary, Over many a...