Is an audiobook edition an appropriate or worthwhile venture as a writer of poetry? At first glance it might seem like the translation from page to spoken word is a difficult one, but today I’ll share practical tips for bringing your poetry to life in this sharable medium. We’ll dive into considerations like finding the right narrator, deciding how read lines should be metered [...]
Another short poem by Gelett Burgess in Goops and How to Be Them: A Manual of Manners for Polite Infants.
What a beautiful sentiment in this classic Romantic poem by William Wordswoth! Enjoy! And do share it with others who may just need a lift today.
The final segment of this lovely, sad, tender poem. I hope you've enjoyed it. If so, please share. And if you have a favorite poem or other piece in the public domain, let me know.
Continuing on with one of my favorite poems: The Ruined Cottage by William Wordsworth. There's still more to come!
This is one of my favorite poems of all time, so I thought I'd share it with you. William Wordsworth, the Romantic English poet, wrote this in 1797-98. He revised it several times before publishing it. The first time The Ruined Cottage was published as an independent poem was in 1949. I hope you enjoy this as much as I do, and that you'll tune [...]
"The Day is Done" is a beautiful expression of that feeling at the end of a long day - or a long life - of a weariness that longs for soothing. The poet yearns for a poem to be read to him – but not one of the majestic poems of the masters that remind one of endless work and struggle. No, read instead something simple [...]