Online Anthology of Lyrical Audio Poetry in Modern English, recorded by Walter Rufus Eagles ad majorem Dei gloriam

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ARCHIVE of MORNING AUDIO POEMS in TIME of WAR

Visit: British War Poets and Beyond

The background audio message is Buffalo Springfield and KNX 1070 Los Angeles -- 39 seconds. Do we learn from history?  Ask Agamemnon, or anyone else from the House of Atreus, for that matter.                                              Archive initiated March 13, 2003 and updated daily.  

Click on Poet to go to his/her page; on Poem to hear morning reading; on Note for more information 

Color Codes: 
blue = newly recorded in Part II
red = replay from Part I.

Date

Poet [Birth and Death Years]: Poem [Audio Length]  R=Rerun Note
Jun 5 Siegfried Sassoon [1886-1967]: A Whispered Tale [1918][0:55] R 
Jun 4 Siegfried Sassoon [1886-1967]: The Poet as Hero [1918][0:52] R
Jun 3 Siegfried Sassoon [1886-1967]: Reconciliation [1918][0:37] R
Jun 2 Siegfried Sassoon [1886-1967]: The Redeemer [2:00] R
Jun 1 Siegfried Sassoon [1886-1967]: The Dug-Out [1918][0:35] R
May 31 Siegfried Sassoon [1886-1967]: Glory of Women [1918][0:53] R
May 30 Siegfried Sassoon [1886-1967]: Together [1918][0:48] R
May 29 Siegfried Sassoon [1886-1967]: Thrushes [1918] [0:40] R
May 28 Siegfried Sassoon [1886-1967]: Sick Leave [1918][0:46] R
May 27 Siegfried Sassoon [1886-1967]: Remorse [1918][0:55] R
May 26 Siegfried Sassoon [1886-1967]: Repression of War Experience [1918][2:11] R
May 25 Siegfried Sassoon [1886-1967]: Suicide in the Trenches [1918][0:40] R
May 24 Siegfried Sassoon [1886-1967]: Dreamers [1918][0:50] R
May 23 Siegfried Sassoon [1886-1967]: How to Die [1918][0:46] R
May 22 Siegfried Sassoon [1886-1967]: The Dream [1918][1:56] R
May 21 Siegfried Sassoon [1886-1967]: Autumn [1918][0:35] R
May 20 Siegfried Sassoon [1886-1967]: Base Details [1918][0:41] R
May 19 Siegfried Sassoon [1886-1967]: Dead Musicians [1918][1:22] R
May 18 Siegfried Sassoon [1886-1967]: Counter-Attack [1918][2:25] R
May 17 Siegfried Sassoon [1886-1967]: The Dragon and the Undying [0:51]  R [WWI]  [Britain]
May 16 Siegfried Sassoon [1886-1967]: The Attack [0:55]  R [WWI]  [Britain]
May 15 Wilfred Owen [1893-1918]: Apologia pro Poemate Meo [2:00]  [KIA, WWI]
May 14 Wilfred Owen [1893-1918]: Dulce et Decorum Est [1:40] R [KIA, WWI] [Britain]
May 13 Wilfred Owen [1893-1918]: Anthem for Doomed Youth [0:54] R [KIA, WWI] [Britain]
May 12 Wilfred Owen [1893-1918]: Wild with All Regrets [2:21] R dedicated to Siegfried Sassoon  [KIA, WWI] [Britain]
May 11 Wilfred Owen [1893-1918]: Disabled [2:43] R [KIA, WWI]  [Britain]
May 10 Wilfred Owen [1893-1918]: Dulce et Decorum Est [1:40] R [KIA, WWI] [Britain]
May 9 Rudyard Kipling [1865-1936]: A Death-Bed [2:02] [Britain] WWI] R
May 8 Laurence Binyon [1869-1943]: For the Fallen [1:33]
May 7 Charles Hamilton Sorley [1895-1915]: When You see Millions of the Mouthless Dead [0:48]
May 6 Robert Graves [1895-1985]: Sorley's Weather [0:42]
May 5 Cecil Chesterton [G. K.'s brother] [1879-1918]: France [1:04]
May 4 Wilfrid Wilson Gibson [1878-1962]: The Going (To The Memory of Rupert Brooke) [0:21]
May 3 Edward Thomas [1878-1917]: Words [1:15]
May 2 Sir Philip Sidney [1554-1586]: Sonnet - With how sad steps, O Moon, thou climb'st the skies!  [1:00] [English, KIA, Reign of Elizabeth I] R
May 1 Sir Philip Sidney [1554-1586]: Come, Sleep, O Sleep [1:00] [English, KIA, Reign of Elizabeth I] R
April 30

Alan Seeger [1888-1916]: Rendezvous [1:25]  [KIA, WWI] [USA] R

April 29 G. K. Chesterton [1874-1936]: The Wife of Flanders [1:34] [Britain] [WWI] R
April 28

F. W. Bourdillon [1852-1921]: The Debt Unpayable [0:32]

April 27 John McCrae [1872-1918]: In Flanders Fields [0:44] R [KIA, WWI] [Canada] [Died in Service]
April 26 Alan Seeger [1888-1916]: Rendezvous [1:25]  [KIA, WWI] [USA] R
April 25 Joyce Kilmer [1886-1918]: Prayer of a Soldier in France [0:53] [USA, KIA, WWI] R
April 24 Wilfred Owen [1893-1918]: Apologia pro Poemate Meo [2:00]  [KIA, WWI] R
April 23 Wilfred Owen [1893-1918]: Dulce et Decorum Est [1:40] R [KIA, WWI] [Britain]
April 22 Wilfred Owen [1893-1918]: Anthem for Doomed Youth [0:54] R [KIA, WWI] [Britain]
April 21 Wilfred Owen [1893-1918]: Wild with All Regrets [2:21] R dedicated to Siegfried Sassoon  [KIA, WWI] [Britain]
April 20 Wilfred Owen [1893-1918]: Disabled [2:43] R [KIA, WWI]  [Britain]
April 19 Wilfred Owen [1893-1918]: Parable of the Young Man and the Old [0:56] R [KIA, WWI]  [Britain]
April 18 Wilfred Owen [1893-1918]: War Sonnet: On Seeing a Piece of Our Heavy Artillery [1:01] [KIA, WWI] [Britain] R
April 17 Wilfred Owen [1893-1918]: War Sonnet: Futility [0:48] [KIA, WWI] [Britain] R
April 16 Wilfred Owen [1893-1918]: Conscious [1:05] R [KIA, WWI] [Britain]
April 15 Wilfred Owen [1893-1918]: Asleep [1:27] R [KIA, WWI] [Britain]
April 14 Wilfred Owen [1893-1918]  Preface (found among his papers after he was killed) [1:03]
April 13 Wilfred Owen [1893-1918]  A Terre (being the philosophy of many soldiers) [3:51] R
April 12

Wilfred Owen [1893-1918]  I saw his Round Mouth's Crimson [0:36]
Wilfred Owen [1893-1918]  The Kind Ghosts [0:54]

April 11 Edward Thomas [1878-1917]: Aspens [1:24] R [KIA, WWI] [Britain]
April 10 Edward Thomas [1878-1917]: When First [1:12] R [KIA, WWI] [Britain]
April 9 Edward Thomas [1878-1917]: Tall Nettles [0:29] R [KIA, WWI] [Britain]
April 8

Edward Thomas [1878-1917]: Adlestrop [0:50] R [KIA, WWI]  [Britain]

April 7 John McCrae [1872-1918]: In Flanders Fields [0:44] R [KIA, WWI] [Canada] [Died in Service]
April 6 Siegfried Sassoon [1886-1967]: The Dragon and the Undying [0:51]  R [WWI]  [Britain]
April 5 Siegfried Sassoon [1886-1967]: The Attack [0:55]  R [WWI]  [Britain]
April 4 Wilfred Owen [1893-1918]: Apologia pro Poemate Meo [2:00]  [KIA, WWI]
April 3 Wilfred Owen [1893-1918]: Dulce et Decorum Est [1:40] R [KIA, WWI] [Britain]
April 2 Wilfred Owen [1893-1918]: Anthem for Doomed Youth [0:54] R [KIA, WWI] [Britain]
April 1 Wilfred Owen [1893-1918]: Wild with All Regrets [2:21] R dedicated to Siegfried Sassoon  [KIA, WWI] [Britain]
March 31 Wilfred Owen [1893-1918]: Disabled [2:43] R [KIA, WWI]  [Britain]
March 30 Wilfred Owen [1893-1918]: Parable of the Young Man and the Old [0:56] R [KIA, WWI]  [Britain]
March 29 W. N. Hodgson [1893-1916]: Before Action [1:05] R [KIA, WWI]  [Britain] 
March 28 Rupert Brooke [1887-1915]: The Dead [0:57] R [KIA, WWI]  [Britain]
March 27 Rupert Brooke [1887-1915]: The Soldier [0:53] R [KIA, WWI]  [Britain]
March 26 Wilfred Owen [1893-1918]: Dulce et Decorum Est [1:40] R [KIA, WWI] [Britain]
March 25 Sir Philip Sidney [1554-1586]: Come, Sleep, O Sleep [1:00] [English, KIA, Reign of Elizabeth I] R
March 24 Sir Philip Sidney [1554-1586]: Sonnet - With how sad steps, O Moon, thou climb'st the skies!  [1:00] [English, KIA, Reign of Elizabeth I] R
March 23 John McCrae [1872-1918]: In Flanders Fields [0:44] R [KIA, WWI] [Canada] [Died in Service]
March 22 Joyce Kilmer [1886-1918]: Prayer of a Soldier in France [0:53] [USA, KIA, WWI] R
March 21 Joyce Kilmer [1886-1918]: [Sonnet for] Father Gerard Hopkins, S.J. [0:58] [USA, KIA, WWI] R
March 20 W. N. Hodgson [1893-1916]: Before Action [1:05] R [KIA, WWI]  [Britain] 
March 19 G. K. Chesterton [1874-1936]: The Wife of Flanders [1:34] [Britain] [WWI] R
March 18 Rev. Edward Shillito [1872-1948]: Hardness of Heart [0:49] [1918] [WWI] [Britain] R
March 17 Alan Seeger [1888-1916]: Rendezvous [1:25]  [KIA, WWI] [USA] R
March 16 Wilfred Owen [1893-1918]: Apologia pro Poemate Meo [2:00]  [KIA, WWI] R
March 15 Wilfred Owen [1893-1918]: Wild with All Regrets [2:21] R dedicated to Siegfried Sassoon  [KIA, WWI] [Britain]
March 14 Wilfred Owen [1893-1918]: Parable of the Young Man and the Old [0:56] R [KIA, WWI]  [Britain]
March 13 Wilfred Owen [1893-1918]: Dulce et Decorum Est [1:40] R [KIA, WWI] [Britain]
March 12 Wilfred Owen [1893-1918]: Anthem for Doomed Youth [0:54] R [KIA, WWI] [Britain]
March 11 Wilfred Owen [1893-1918]: Disabled [2:43] R [KIA, WWI]  [Britain]
March 10 Rudyard Kipling [1865-1936]: A Death-Bed [2:02] [Britain] WWI] R
March 9 Rupert Brooke [1887-1915]: Heaven [1914] [1:35] R
March 8 Rupert Brooke [1887-1915]: The Fish [1914] [3:30] R
March 7 Rupert Brooke [1887-1915]: The Beginning [1905-1908] [1:04] R
March 6 Rupert Brooke [1887-1915]: The Voice [1914] [1:59] R
March 5 Rupert Brooke [1887-1915]: The Treasure [1914] [0:54] R
March 4 Rupert Brooke [1887-1915]: A Channel Passage [1914] [0:57] R
March 3 Rupert Brooke [1887-1915]: Peace [1:00] R
March 2 Rupert Brooke [1887-1915]: Sonnet: The Wayfarers [1905-1908] [0:57] R
March 1 Rupert Brooke [1887-1915]: Sonnet (1918): Safety [1:03] R
February 29 Rupert Brooke [1887-1915]: The Dead [0:57] R [DIA, WWI]  [Britain]
February 28 Rupert Brooke [1887-1915]: The Soldier [0:53] R [DIA, WWI]  [Britain]
February 27 Siegfried Sassoon [1886-1967]: The Dragon and the Undying [0:51] R
February 26 Siegfried Sassoon [1886-1967]: Dead Musicians [1918][1:22] R
February 25 Siegfried Sassoon [1886-1967]: Counter-Attack [1918][2:25] R
February 24 Siegfried Sassoon [1886-1967]: Attack [0:55] R
February 23 Siegfried Sassoon [1886-1967]: A Whispered Tale [1918][0:55] R 
February 22 Siegfried Sassoon [1886-1967]: The Poet as Hero [1918][0:52] R
February 21 Siegfried Sassoon [1886-1967]: Reconciliation [1918][0:37] R
February 20 Siegfried Sassoon [1886-1967]: The Redeemer [2:00] R
February 19 Siegfried Sassoon [1886-1967]: The Dug-Out [1918][0:35] R
February 18 Siegfried Sassoon [1886-1967]: Glory of Women [1918][0:53] R
February 17 Siegfried Sassoon [1886-1967]: Together [1918][0:48] R
February 16 Siegfried Sassoon [1886-1967]: Thrushes [1918] [0:40] R
February 15 Siegfried Sassoon [1886-1967]: Sick Leave [1918][0:46] R
February 14 Siegfried Sassoon [1886-1967]: Remorse [1918][0:55] R
February 13 Siegfried Sassoon [1886-1967]: Repression of War Experience [1918][2:11] R
February 12 Siegfried Sassoon [1886-1967]: Suicide in the Trenches [1918][0:40] R
February 11 Siegfried Sassoon [1886-1967]: Dreamers [1918][0:50] R
February 10 Siegfried Sassoon [1886-1967]: How to Die [1918][0:46] R
February 9 Siegfried Sassoon [1886-1967]: The Dream [1918][1:56] R
February 8 Siegfried Sassoon [1886-1967]: Autumn [1918][0:35] R
February 7 Siegfried Sassoon [1886-1967]: Base Details [1918][0:41] R
Jan 2 - Feb 6 Repeats during software maintenance and repair
January 1, 2004 Rupert Brooke [1887-1915]: The Soldier [0:53] R [KIA, WWI]  [Britain]
December 31 Alan Seeger [1888-1916]: Rendezvous [1:25]  [KIA, WWI] [USA] R
December 30 Wilfred Owen [1893-1918]: Apologia pro Poemate Meo [2:00]  [KIA, WWI] R
December 29 Wilfred Owen [1893-1918]: Wild with All Regrets [2:21] R dedicated to Siegfried Sassoon  [KIA, WWI] [Britain]
December 28 Wilfred Owen [1893-1918]: Parable of the Young Man and the Old [0:56] R [KIA, WWI]  [Britain]
December 27 Wilfred Owen [1893-1918]: Dulce et Decorum Est [1:40] R [KIA, WWI] [Britain]
December 26 Wilfred Owen [1893-1918]: Anthem for Doomed Youth [0:54] R [KIA, WWI] [Britain]
December 25 Wilfred Owen [1893-1918]: Disabled [2:43] R [KIA, WWI]  [Britain]
December 24 Rudyard Kipling [1865-1936]: A Death-Bed [2:02] [Britain] WWI]
December 23 Siegfried Sassoon [1886-1967]: The Poet as Hero [1918][0:52]
December 22 Siegfried Sassoon [1886-1967]: Reconciliation [1918][0:37]
December 21 Siegfried Sassoon [1886-1967]: The Redeemer [2:00]
December 20 Siegfried Sassoon [1886-1967]: The Dug-Out [1918][0:35]
December 19 Siegfried Sassoon [1886-1967]: Base Details [1918][0:41]
December 18 Siegfried Sassoon [1886-1967]: Together [1918][0:48]
December 17 Siegfried Sassoon [1886-1967]: Thrushes [1918] [0:40]
December 16 Siegfried Sassoon [1886-1967]: Sick Leave [1918][0:46]
December 15 Siegfried Sassoon [1886-1967]: Remorse [1918][0:55]
December 14 Siegfried Sassoon [1886-1967]: Repression of War Experience [1918][2:11]
December 13 Siegfried Sassoon [1886-1967]: Suicide in the Trenches [1918][0:40]
December 12 Siegfried Sassoon [1886-1967]: Dreamers [1918][0:50]
December 11 Siegfried Sassoon [1886-1967]: How to Die [1918][0:46]
December 10 Siegfried Sassoon [1886-1967]: The Dream [1918][1:56]
December 9 Siegfried Sassoon [1886-1967]: Autumn [1918][0:35]
December 8 Siegfried Sassoon [1886-1967]: Base Details [1918][0:41]
December 7 Rudyard Kipling [1865-1939]: A Death-Bed [2:02]
December 6 Wilfred Owen [1893-1918]: Strange Meeting [2:34]
December 5 Wilfred Owen [1893-1918]: Elegy in April and September (jabbered among the trees) [1:35]
December 4 Wilfred Owen [1893-1918]: The Kind Ghosts [0:54]
December 3 Wilfred Owen [1893-1918]: I saw his Round Mouth's Crimson [0:36]
December 2 Wilfred Owen [1893-1918]: Six o'clock in Princes Street [0:48]
December 1 Wilfred Owen [1893-1918]: Has Your Soul Sipped? [1:21]
November 30 Wilfred Owen [1893-1918]: A Terre (being the philosophy of many soldiers) [3:51]
November 29 Wilfred Owen [1893-1918]: Mental Cases [1:43]
November 28 Joyce Kilmer [1886-1918]: Trees [0:33] [USA, KIA, WWI]
November 27 Joyce Kilmer [1886-1918]: [Sonnet for] Father Gerard Hopkins, S.J. [0:58] [USA, KIA, WWI]
November 26
November 25 Sir Philip Sidney [1554-1586]: Loving in Truth [1:01] [English, KIA, Reign of Elizabeth I] 
November 24 Sir Philip Sidney [1554-1586]: Come, Sleep, O Sleep [1:00] [English, KIA, Reign of Elizabeth I] 
November 23 Sir Philip Sidney [1554-1586]: Sonnet - With how sad steps, O Moon, thou climb'st the skies!  [1:00] [English, KIA, Reign of Elizabeth I] 
November 22 Alan Seeger [1888-1916]: Rendezvous [1:25] [KIA, WWI] [USA] [Note] R
November 21 Wilfred Owen [1893-1918]: The Send-off [1:02] [KIA, WWI] [Britain]
November 20 Wilfred Owen [1893-1918]: The Sentry [2:09] [KIA, WWI] [Britain]
November 19 Rev. Edward Shillito [1872-1948]: Hardness of Heart [0:49] [1918] [WWI] [Britain]
November 18 Alan Seeger [1888-1916]: Rendezvous [1:25]  [KIA, WWI] [USA]
November 17 Wilfred Owen [1893-1918]: Apologia pro Poemate Meo [2:00]  [KIA, WWI]
November 16 Wilfred Owen [1893-1918]: Wild with All Regrets [2:21] R dedicated to Siegfried Sassoon  [KIA, WWI] [Britain]
November 15 Wilfred Owen [1893-1918]: Parable of the Young Man and the Old [0:56] R [KIA, WWI]  [Britain]
November 14 Wilfred Owen [1893-1918]: Dulce et Decorum Est [1:40] R [KIA, WWI] [Britain]
November 13 Wilfred Owen [1893-1918]: Anthem for Doomed Youth [0:54] R [KIA, WWI] [Britain]
November 12 Wilfred Owen [1893-1918]: Disabled [2:43] R [KIA, WWI]  [Britain]
November 11 Siegfried Sassoon [1886-1967]: Counter-Attack [1918][2:25] [Britain] [WWI]
November 10 Siegfried Sassoon [1886-1967]: Sick Leave [1918][0:46] [Britain] [WWI]
November 9 Siegfried Sassoon [1886-1967]: Dead Musicians [1918][1:22] [Britain] [WWI]
November 8 Siegfried Sassoon [1886-1967]: Repression of War Experience [1918][2:11] [Britain] [WWI]
November 7 Siegfried Sassoon [1886-1967]: A Whispered Tale [1918][0:55] [Britain] [WWI]
November 6 Charles Hamilton Sorley [1895-1915]: Two Sonnets [1:42 [Britain] [KIA, WWI]
November 5

G. K. Chesterton [1874-1936]: The Wife of Flanders [1:34] [Britain] [WWI]

Archive resumes on November 5, 2003 after nearly seven months of silence.  See [note].
April 9 Gerard Manley Hopkins, S.J.  [1844-1889]: Peace [0:52] R [Britain]
April 8 Dante Gabriel Rossetti [1828-1882]: On Refusal of Aid between Nations [0:55] [Britain]
April 7 Rudyard Kipling [1865-1936]: A Death-Bed [2:02] [Britain] WWI]
April 6 Rupert Brooke [1887-1915]: The Soldier [0:53] R [KIA, WWI] [Britain]
April 5 Rupert Brooke [1887-1915]: The Treasure [1914][a pre-War poem][0:54] [KIA, WWI] [Britain]
April 4 Rupert Brooke [1887-1915]: The Voice [1914][a pre-War poem][1:59] [KIA, WWI] [Britain] 
April 3 Rupert Brooke [1887-1915]: War Sonnet: Peace [1:00] [KIA, WWI] [Britain]
April 2 Wilfred Owen [1893-1918]: War Sonnet: On Seeing a Piece of Our Heavy Artillery [1:01] [KIA, WWI] [Britain]
April 1 Wilfred Owen [1893-1918]: War Sonnet: Futility [0:48] [KIA, WWI] [Britain]
March 31 Wilfred Owen [1893-1918]: Conscious [1:05] R [KIA, WWI] [Britain]
March 30 Wilfred Owen [1893-1918]: Asleep [1:27] R [KIA, WWI] [Britain]
March 29 Edward Thomas [1878-1917]: The Owl [1:04] R [KIA, WWI] [Britain]
March 28 Edward Thomas [1878-1917]: Aspens [1:24] R [KIA, WWI] [Britain]
March 27 Edward Thomas [1878-1917]: When First [1:12] R [KIA, WWI] [Britain]
March 26 Edward Thomas [1878-1917]: Tall Nettles [0:29] R [KIA, WWI] [Britain]
March 25

Edward Thomas [1878-1917]: Adlestrop [0:50] R [KIA, WWI]  [Britain]

March 24 John McCrae [1872-1918]: In Flanders Fields [0:44] R [KIA, WWI] [Canada] [Died in Service]
March 23 Siegfried Sassoon [1886-1967]: The Dragon and the Undying [0:51]  R [WWI]  [Britain]
March 22 Siegfried Sassoon [1886-1967]: The Attack [0:55]  R [WWI]  [Britain]
March 21 Siegfried Sassoon [1886-1967]: The Redeemer [2:00]  R [WWI]  [Britain]
March 20 Wilfred Owen [1893-1918]: Anthem for Doomed Youth [0:54] R [KIA, WWI] [Britain]
March 19 Wilfred Owen [1893-1918]:  Wild with All Regrets [2:21] R dedicated to Siegfried Sassoon  [KIA, WWI] [Britain]
March 18 Wilfred Owen [1893-1918]: Disabled [2:43] R [KIA, WWI]  [Britain]
March 17 Wilfred Owen [1893-1918]:  Parable of the Young Man and the Old [0:56] R [KIA, WWI]  [Britain]
March 16 W. N. Hodgson [1893-1916]: Before Action [1:05] R [KIA, WWI]  [Britain] 
March 15 Rupert Brooke [1887-1915]: The Dead [0:57] R [KIA, WWI]  [Britain]
March 14 Rupert Brooke [1887-1915]: The Soldier [0:53] R [KIA, WWI]  [Britain]
March 13 Wilfred Owen [1893-1918]: Dulce et Decorum Est [1:40] R [KIA, WWI] [Britain]

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