Poetry Readings

(actualisé le ) by Ray

For those who are looking for something new to listen to : how about some of the greatest poems ever written in English?


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William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

- Sonnet 12 : When I do count the clock that tells the time

- Sonnet 18 : Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day?

- Sonnet 29 : When, in disgrace with fortune and men’s eyes

- Sonnet 73 : That time of year thou mayst in me behold

- Sonnet 116 : Let me not to the marriage of true minds

- Hamlet, Act II : What a piece of work is a man

- Hamlet, Act III : To be, or not to be, that is the question

John Donne (1572-1631)

- Go, and catch a falling star

- The Sun Rising

- A Hymn to God the Father

Ben Jonson (1573-1637)

- Song : To Celia

Thomas Gray (1716-1771)

- Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard

William Blake (1757-1827)

- The Tyger

Robert Burns (1759-1796)

- To a Mouse

William Wordsworth (1770-1850)

- I Wandered Lonely As a Cloud

- Tintern Abbey

Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834)

- Kubla Khan

- The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822)

- The Cloud

- To a Skylark

- Ozymandias

John Keats (1795-1821)

- To Autumn

- Ode to a Nightingale

- Ode on a Grecian Urn

Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1861)

- Sonnet 43 : How do I love thee?

Robert Browning (1812-1889)

- Home Thoughts from Abroad

- The Pied Piper of Hamelin

- A Toccata of Galuppi’s

Lewis Carroll (1832-1898)

- Jabberwocky

John Masefield (1878-1967)

- Sea Fever

Carl Sandburg (1878-1967)

- Chicago

T.S. Eliot (1888-1965)

- The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock

Wilfred Owen (1893-1918)

- Anthem for Doomed Youth

Dorothy Parker (1893-1967)

- Résumé

Dylan Thomas (1914-1953)

- Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night

- And Death Shall Have no Dominion

- Fern Hill