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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...

The Owl and the Pussy-Cat by Edward Lear

The Owl and the Pussy-Cat by Edward Lear

One of the first poems I recite when trying to soothe a fussy infant is “The Owl and the Pussy-Cat,” a poem I memorized through endless readings when I was a child. Its rollicking...