Subscribe and listen to the cosmically ecstatic love poems of the world’s most adored poet, Rumi (Jalaluddin Mohammad Balkhi), spoken by Adam Siddiq. Rumi – The Springtime of Lovers Voice by Adam Siddiq More Rumi inspiration can be found on Facebook & Instagram @RumiQuotesOfficial or at www.rumiquote.com.
Presented by the Close Reads Podcast Network, The Daily Poem offers one essential poem each weekday morning. From Shakespeare and John Donne to Robert Frost and E..E Cummings, The Daily Poem curates a broad and generous audio anthology of the best poetry ever written, read-aloud by David Kern and an assortment of various contributors to […]
Here is a collection of strikingly different pieces by Flaubert: a prose poem in the voices of Death, Satan and Nero; the trials and apotheosis of a medieval saint; and the life of a selfless maid in 19th century France. Each exhibits the vigorous exactness, and the mixture of realism and romanticism, for which Flaubert […]
A collection of mainly poems of my thoughts and feelings about life as it pertains to social issues. It’s a short journey, as I invade your earspace. A continuation of my poem from last season in Awe of You, dedicated the to lovers
If you’ve heard and loved that delightful nursery rhyme/lullaby, Wynken Blynken and Nod you’d certainly enjoy browsing through its creator Eugene Field’s Love Songs of Childhood. The volume contains some forty or more poems for children, which are ideal for read aloud sessions with young folks. Parents will certainly enjoy reading them too. Most of […]
Radio essays, poems and complementary music, broadcast from Ireland on RTÉ Radio 1, Sunday mornings since 1968. A poetry-infused Sunday Miscellany with childhood memories of Robert Frost in New Hampshire from Jerusha McCormack; a mother’s delight in the words of Patrick Kavanagh by Jim Sperin; and a tribute to the late Derek Mahon, by Gerald […]
Beloved by many generations of children, A Child’s Garden of Verses is a beautiful collection of children’s poetry. Sometimes thoughtful, sometimes whimsical, but always fun. More great books at LoyalBooks.com
The Divine Comedy (Italian: Commedia, later christened “Divina” by Giovanni Boccaccio), written by Dante Alighieri between 1308 and his death in 1321, is widely considered the central epic poem of Italian literature, the last great work of literature of the Middle Ages and the first great work of the Renaissance. A culmination of the medieval […]
Her Spoken Words is a podcast hosted by Gloria Clark. In her podcast, she will bring words to life through her original spoken word pieces. This is not your typically high school Shakespeare poetry. No, these poems will take you on a journey through walking grounds you have never walked before. Each episode will allow […]
A treasure trove of more than two hundred poems, this gem of an anthology compiled by Mary E Burt is indeed a most valuable set of poems to read or listen to. Published in 1904, Poems Every Child Should Know contains some well-loved verses like Thomas Gray’s Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard, Lewis Carroll’s […]
Beowulf is a long narrative poem composed in Old English some time in between the 8th and 11th century AD. The only surviving manuscript that contains the poem is preserved in the British Library and it too was badly damaged by fire in 1731. It is considered to be the oldest surviving work of poetry […]
Originally written for his young daughter Josephine, who died tragically aged six, The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling is a collection of short stories which were published separately in magazines before being compiled into a book. The stories are in the form of fables, where animals communicate and speak to each other as humans do […]
The first of two books that he wrote on golfing themes, The Clicking of Cuthbert by PG Wodehouse sparkles with typical Wodehousian wit, humor and general goofiness! An avid golfer himself, Wodehouse published the ten stories in this volume in 1922. In 1924, an American edition titled Golf Without Tears was published. Since then it […]
Lord Dunsany (24 July 1878 – 25 October 1957) was a London-born Anglo-Irish writer and dramatist notable for his work in fantasy. He was influenced by Algernon Swinburne, who wrote the line “Time and the Gods are at strife” in his 1866 poem “Hymn to Proserpine”, as well as by the fairy tales of the […]
Every weekday, Tracy K. Smith delivers a different way to see the world – through poetry. Produced in partnership with the Poetry Foundation and supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts. Today’s poem is The Bald Truth by Bob Hicok. This episode originally aired on April 14, 2020.
This is simply me reading stuff. “Stuff” being poems and literature and essays and letters. And I’m also talking and praising and laughing and almost crying and hating and living and dying and loving and some other stuff. I try to keep this under 10 minutes because I have a deep fear of boring people. […]
The Speakeasy Cafe’s Sound of Ink open-mic poetry show airs every Thursday at 4pm west coast / 7 pm east coast time! Hosted by Nyla Alisia, this show offers non-stop poetic entertainment where it is all about YOU the POETS! The Speakeasy Cafe is an eclectic, supportive, passionate and inspiring place to come share your […]
I almost turned around to the sound of your voice. But every bone in my body told me to keep walking. I only want you to know that I tried. I must execute extreme precaution. There’s a game at play, you’ll see. Mostly it awakens in the night. It wants to eradicate me. It is […]
When Ted Hughes and Daniel Weissbort founded MPT in 1965 they had two principal ambitions: to get poetry out from behind the Iron Curtain into a wider circulation in English and to benefit writers and the reading public in Britain and America by confronting them with good work from abroad. They published poetry that dealt […]
Putting the ‘lit’ back in literature. Take a moment to breathe and invigorate with Rachel Carson – author and environmental advocate, who shattered barriers for women in science and the workforce. Carson is indeed a figure we could all take inspiration from right now!
“A pleasingly simple concept… one of the best things I’ve come upon in the last six months” (The Telegraph – ‘Best Podcasts’) 5 speakers, 15 minutes each. Script free and against a less-than-precise clock, some of the world’s leading figures in the arts and sciences deliver talks about their enduring achievements, wildest moments or deepest […]
Each week, listen to Amanda Holmes introduce and read a poem, beautifully. Amanda Holmes reads “Burnt Norton,” the first of T. S. Eliot’s Four Quartets. Have a suggestion for a poem by a (dead) writer? Email us: email@example.com. If we select your entry, you’ll win a copy of a poetry collection edited by David Lehman. […]
Sounding over the roofs of the world Brooklyn Poets Yawp open mic, 9.14.20, featuring Prof. Darrel Alejandro Holnes (6:43) and Poem of the Month winner Lora Rene Tucker for “Sag Harbor Summers” (1:17:21). For more info, go to brooklynpoets.org/events/yawp.
Poetic ASMR by Adèle Elysée. Designed to hypnotize. Ready? Let’s Go!! Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/nakedpoetry/support I don’t feel as lost as I did before recording this episode. Sometimes we just need to hear a few words in a certain order that truly helps us feel brand new. I know I do. — Send in a […]
People reading poems ‘Meditations in an Emergency’ by Frank O’Hara read by Conner Milliken. ‘Meditations in an Emergency’ is the titular poem from the collection first published by Grove Press in 1957. A transcript can be found at https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poetrymagazine/poems/26538/meditations-in-an-emergency More from Conner Milliken can be found at https://cnnrmllkn.com and https://twitter.com/cnnrmllkn?s=20
Being a person is hard, and The Lazy Genius Podcast is here to help you be a genius about the things that matter and lazy about the things that don’t. From laundry to cooking chicken to making new friends, Kendra is here to welcome you into an easier way. I’m not going to give you […]
The weekly Kids’ Poetry Club podcast is 15 minutes of rhymes and fun for kids of all ages. Each episode brings a new theme with three poems and activities. Plus there’s a chance for listeners to join in! All episodes come with a free PodPack to download from kidspoetryclub.com containing poems, illustrations and activities, as […]
The Ethically Immoral Podcast is a weekly program that focuses on the creativity behind the spoken word artists, authors, and poets we feature. Through in-depth interviews and live and previously recorded spoken word performances, we aim to showcase the creative versatility of our guests and allow our listeners the opportunity to get to know the […]
My contribution to society. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/alex-ivory/support I am switching the purpose of this podcast to better fit the situation that we are in right now in society. I wanted to discuss police brutality, it was going to be the first video that I posted on my YouTube channel but I’ve decided to switch […]
Prepare to hear soulful, meaningful, and inspired poetry. Alexandra hopes to transform the world with words, so every word is carefully performed with you in mind! When she’s not performing her own poems on the podcast, Alex is either bringing you selected poems from the finest minds or engaging in eye-opening discussions with poets like […]
Story of the gods is an audio experience creatively created to reverberate traditions, customs, morals and lessons from African tales, passed down by our forefathers; not just how-to, but how not to. At the helm as Narrator is OLAWOYIN Olamide Samuel, regarded for his powerful voice and engaging storytelling skill. Story of the gods take […]
Monologues + Music. No interviews! No instruction! No heartwarming stories about personal growth! Scott Taylor is your unreliable narrator. Excerpted from Separation Energy It is also included in my upcoming book, October. October 20th The temperature has dropped, the constructs have vanished, and the woman the lab assistant’s been seeing will not return his calls. […]
Truth in words. For you who are afraid to speak your truth. For you who wish to say your story. It is okay to be different. It is okay to be you. This is an audiobook of poetry readings by Poet Otema Yirenkyi. You could get lost in them. Cover Art by Nana Asomani With […]
The Haiku Poet podcast explores the beauty and essence of life through the lens of haiku poetry. Looking at ways to engage more fully with the adventure of living. Enjoy the second part, in this two-part collection of original haiku shared by friends from all over the world. It is a dynamic thread of observations […]
Snow Quixote records a blog aimed at her best friend, discussing poetry, the universe, utopia, and current obsessions. She also frequently posts ghost stories and novels, as she loves to read aloud 🙂 Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tilting/support A reading of J. M. Barrie’s Peter and Wendy, Chapter 5. — Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tilting/support
Hello listeners and subscribers, my name is Akin and this is my Spoken Word podcast. This podcast is an attempt to eloquently express my thoughts through the timeless and beautiful medium of poetry and the spoken word. A sort of “poetry of the day.” This is my attempt to understand the world I live in […]
Readings and conversation with The New Yorker’s poetry editor, Kevin Young. Joy Harjo joinsKevin Youngto read “Still-Life with Potatoes, Pearls, Raw Meat, Rhinestones, Lard, and Horse Hooves,” by Sandra Cisneros, and her own poem “Running.” Harjo is the current Poet Laureate of the United States, as well as a chancellor of the Academy of American […]
The written word comes to life as the spoken word through the voices of the writers who wrote them. Written, Spoken is a podcast from writer and author Dave Ursillo (DaveUrsillo.com). Gemma Stone is focused on helping her clients, readers, retreat-goers, and community build emotional intelligence and resilience so that they can deal with hard […]
Home of the PODCAST – Presentations of Poems, Stories, and Arcana – Poetry is the most important thing in life; weird fiction is the most fun thing in life; esoterica is the most exciting thing in life. Divine the darkness. Death, only death. “Be Ready” Carl Sandburg
j-so, Janis Small Omide, shares her poetry and other thoughts. Janis questions as to what happens to the people who contribute to hate crimes. The song, Black Trash, is submitted (with artist permission) and performed by K’bana Blaq–see show notes (click on the title of this episode) for more detail, as well as, credits to […]
For centuries, poetry was a unifying force in society: farmers and aristocrats alike shared a common knowledge and participated, to a large extent, in a common poetic story. Nowadays, things have changed. Poetry has been pigeon-holed to the classroom or the academy, and therefore become less approachable. Our project is to reclaim poetry one poem […]
Project Mnemosyne is an experiment named in honor of the personification of memory in Greek mythology. Mnemosyne was the mother of the nine muses, and we’ll see where the muses lead. To start out we’ll be doing a series of short episodes consisting of just a poem. I’m trying to learn these by heart, and […]
This is my collection of poems on the title – When you say nothing at all. It’s poetry touching different emotions and situations like smile, fear, miracle, life. Hope you will enjoy it 😀 This episode talks about the current pandemic Coronavirus and its impact on us. How we should not lose hope despite of […]
Hello my name is Berry J .and welcome . This podcast is for those who wish to be heard and want to escape the loud and judgmental world . This is your safe place so sit back relax and enjoy the poetry readings . Feel free to subscribe and share . 💜👑 This episode goes […]
Random original poems, poetry, as they occur, either new or from my live shows. Short sound bites for your ears… An original poem written and recorded for an online event by army@thefringe in the absence of the 2020 Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
The official podcast for City Lights Publishers & Booksellers. Featuring readings and archives. Hosted by City Lights events coordinator Peter Maravelis. John Freeman celebrates his new collection of poetry, The Park, published by Copper Canyon Press. He’s joined by D.A. Powell, also reading from his own new work. This event was originally broadcast on Zoom. […]
I love narrating poems and I’m sure you’ll love listening to it. Let’s get into the poetic vibes ♡ It is a poem describing the pain of getting deceived by someone and turning yourself hard to not feel the pain anymore and come over it.
A creative leap of faith from Jason Gots, producer and host of Think Again – a Big Think Podcast. For anyone who’s ever made something strange and beautiful that never saw the light of day, Clever Creature is the end to all our good excuses. Each episode starts with an algorithmically picked random word. And […]
UNDIRT, a podcast about all the fun stuff that nobody talks about in this busy world. Get ready to witness all the fiction things that ever existed. Fasten your belts for a crazy ride. Follow my podcast and turn on the notifications. Stay tuned for more.
I am a poet and will be reading my own work, reading other literature pieces, inspirations, songs sung by me and friends, spirituality,mental health and absolute weirdness. June Gloom that contunie to July by Rose Bowen
In these podcasts by AlephBa, focused on poetry, spirituality, and humanity, we listen to AlephBa recite poetry and spoken word. The podcasts are usually brief and to the point. Sometimes, they are accompanied by powerful background music to help set the mood and evoke emotions to complement the deep meaning of the words. Typically, such […]