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

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WEEKLY POEMS (CYCLES 10, 11 and 12)

Fourteen or more lyrical poems recorded by Walter Rufus Eagles in streaming RealMedia audio and published as early as possible after Sunday evening 1900 PST and before Monday morning 0600 PST for optimal convenience of students and teachers in continental USA and Europe.  


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Program for the Second & Third Weeks of Cycle Twelve: December 22, 2003
 through January 4, 2004 R

[marquee 30 sec.] . . . . . . . . From December 22, 2003 through January 4, 2004, all recordings heard here will be reruns.  The Weekly Poems feature will begin January 5, 2004 on the first day of many schools. Until then, last week's program is repeated . . . . . . . . .

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Monday

Wm. Shakespeare [1564-1616]: Hamlet's Soliloquy  from Hamlet III, i [2:00]
Wm. Shakespeare [1564-1616]: Caliban's Monologue from The Tempest [0:53]

Tuesday

Dylan Thomas [1914-1953]: Poem in October [2:31] R
Wm. Shakespeare [1564-1616]: Let me not to the marriage of true minds. . . [0:45] R

Wednesday

Dylan Thomas [1914-1953]: Poem on His Birthday [4:15] R
Wm. Shakespeare [1564-1616]: Full many a glorious morning have I seen. . . [0:50] R

Thursday

T. S. Eliot [1888-1965]:  The Death of St. Narcissus [2:06] R
Walter Rufus Eagles [1934- ]:  Song for Marilu Part One (Stanzas 1 * 2)
[2:50] R

Friday

Dylan Thomas [1914-1953]: Should Lanterns Shine [1:00] R
Wm. Shakespeare [1564-1616]: Not marble, nor the gilded monuments of princes. . . [0:49] R

Saturday

T. S. Eliot [1888-1965]:  La Figlia Che Piange (The Weeping Girl) [1:13] R
Wm. Shakespeare [1564-1616]: As fast as thou shalt wane, so fast thou growest. . . [0:57] R

Sunday

T. S. Eliot [1888-1965]: The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock [6:44] R
Wm. Shakespeare [1564-1616]: Being your slave, what should I do. . ? [0:46] R


Program for the First Week of Cycle Twelve: December 15, 2003 through December 21, 2003

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Monday

Wm. Shakespeare [1564-1616]: Where Is Fancy Bred? [0:27] R
Wm. Shakespeare
[1564-1616]: Where the Bee Sucks [0:25] R

Tuesday

Wm. Shakespeare [1564-1616]: Come Away, Come Away, Death [0:49] R
William Shakespeare
[1564-1616]: The Phoenix and the Turtle [2:28] R

Wednesday

Saint Robert Southwell, S.J. [1561-1595 martyr]: Times go by Turns [1:32] R
Saint Robert Southwell, S.J.
[1561-1595 martyr]: A Child My Choice [1:36] R

Thursday

William Collins [1721-1759]: Fidele [1:11] R
William Collins
[1721-1759]: Ode to Simplicity [2:31] R

Friday

Alice Meynell [1847-1922]: Maternity [0:28] R
Alice Meynell
[1847-1922]: A Song of Derivations [1:11] R
Alice Meynell
[1847-1922]: The Garden [0:56] R

Saturday

Henry Constable [1562-1613]: Sonnet: On the Death of Sir Philip Sidney [0:47] R
Wm. Shakespeare
[1564-1616]: You Spotted Snakes with Double Tongue [1:04] R

Sunday

Leigh Hunt [1784-1859]: Abou Ben Adhem [1:08] R
Thomas Carlyle
[1795-1871]: Fortuna [1:16]
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Program for the Seventh (Final) Week of Cycle Eleven: December 8, 2003 through December 14, 2003

Au Pairs et Hommages: Material for Seven Days' Studies of Fourteen Poets:
a substitution in place of the usual new recordings whilst your reader's voice recovers.

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Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday

Program for the Sixth Week of Cycle Eleven: December 1, 2003 through December 7, 2003

Click HERE to read a full informal explanation of the inclusion criteria for poets and their poems.

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The following poems have not yet been completed because your reader has had a sore throat for several days.  He is in recovery and the poems will be recorded before the week is out.  He recorded the above important statement by Wilfred Owen anyway, Preface, because of its urgency in our time, and this will be re-recorded.

  • Wilfred Owen [1893-1918]: [British, KIA WWI]
    • Spells and Incantation

    • Cramped in that Funnelled Hole

    • As Bronze may be much Beautified

    • The Roads Also

  • Wm. Shakespeare [1564-1616]:  [English]
    • Sonnet, TBA


Program for the Fifth Week of Cycle Eleven: November 24, 2003 through November 30, 2003

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Program for the Fourth Week of Cycle Eleven: November 17, 2003 through November 23, 2003

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Program for the Third Week of Cycle Eleven: November 10, 2003 through November 16, 2003.

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Program for the Second Week of Cycle Eleven: November 3, 2003 through November 9, 2003.

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Program for the First Week of Cycle Eleven: October 27, 2003 through November 2, 2003.

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Program for the Seventh (Last) Week of Cycle Ten: October 20, 2003 through October 26, 2003.

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Program for the Sixth Week of Cycle Ten: October 13, 2003 through October 19, 2003.

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Program for the Fifth Week of Cycle Ten: October 6, 2003 through October 12, 2003.

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Program for the Fourth Week of Cycle Ten: September 29, 2003 through October 5, 2003.

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Program for the First Fortnight & Following Week of Cycle Ten: September 4, 2003 through September 28, 2003.
(Weekly cycle has been changed to start on Monday, the first day of the school week.

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To continue weekly details, click here to go to the archive page of Cycles Four, Five and Six  ended February 26, 2003.

For previous weekly details, click here to go to the archive page of Cycles One, Two and Three ended October 2, 2002.

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