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by Algy Pug
May 19th, 2018, 3:41 pm
Forum: Readers Wanted: Short Works (Poetry & Prose)
Topic: Weekly/Fortnightly Poetry Suggestions
Replies: 101
Views: 18905

Re: Weekly/Fortnightly Poetry Suggestions

OK - how about this gem from Gerard Manley Hopkins: [Text URL: http://www.archive.org/details/ananthologyofmod00methuoft - Page 116] I HAVE DESIRED TO GO I HAVE desired to go Where springs not fail, To fields where flies no sharp and sided hail, And a few lilies blow. And I have asked to be Where no...
by Algy Pug
May 16th, 2018, 4:20 am
Forum: Readers Wanted: Short Works (Poetry & Prose)
Topic: Weekly/Fortnightly Poetry Suggestions
Replies: 101
Views: 18905

Re: Weekly/Fortnightly Poetry Suggestions

I think that this one would be great for a Weekly Poetry Project: Text URL: https://archive.org/details/modernversebrit00forb - Page 27 PRAYERS OF STEEL by Carl Sandburg Lay me on an anvil, God. Beat me and hammer me into a crowbar. Let me pry loose old walls. Let me lift and loosen old foundations....
by Algy Pug
May 12th, 2018, 5:18 pm
Forum: Going Solo
Topic: [Solo]The Ring and the Book - An Interpretation - dlo
Replies: 26
Views: 527

Re: [Solo]The Ring and the Book - An Interpretation - dlo

Chapter 6 corrected and re-uploaded

Duration now 37:22.

Cheers
by Algy Pug
May 11th, 2018, 6:59 am
Forum: Readers Wanted: Languages other than English
Topic: ~[ITALIANO] Le Rime di Dante - rap
Replies: 268
Views: 30685

Re: ~[ITALIANO] Le Rime di Dante - rap

May I read Sections 53 through 56?

Cheers
by Algy Pug
May 9th, 2018, 11:49 pm
Forum: New Here? Introduce Yourself!
Topic: New from Texas
Replies: 1
Views: 71

Re: New from Texas

Hi Peter Welcome to Librivox. Here's my recommendation for an inexpensive microphone: https://www.amazon.com/CAD-GXL2400-Microphone-Recording-Podcast/dp/B013RSD3R8 If that is beyond your budget this unit is surprisingly good: https://www.amazon.com/Fifine-Microphone-Condenser-Recordings-YouTube/dp/B...
by Algy Pug
May 8th, 2018, 2:36 am
Forum: Readers Wanted: Short Works (Poetry & Prose)
Topic: Weekly/Fortnightly Poetry Suggestions
Replies: 101
Views: 18905

Re: Weekly/Fortnightly Poetry Suggestions

Here's another one I would like to suggest: [Text URL: http://www.gutenberg.org/files/50954/50954-h/50954-h.htm#Page_830] WANTING IS - WHAT? By Robert Browning Wanting is—what? Summer redundant, Blueness abundant, —Where is the blot? Beamy the world, yet a blank all the same, —Framework which waits ...
by Algy Pug
May 8th, 2018, 1:59 am
Forum: Readers Wanted: Languages other than English
Topic: ~[ITALIANO] Le Rime di Dante - rap
Replies: 268
Views: 30685

Re: ~[ITALIANO] Le Rime di Dante - rap

And an interview (in Italian) with the man himself: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b6BXGqqXJck ah well he seems to be a real Italian at least. So his accent in English was not staged I suppose. Ok, I somehow thought he was Australian doing an Italian persona. I guess I was wrong. [Sonia [/quote] T...
by Algy Pug
May 8th, 2018, 1:28 am
Forum: Readers Wanted: Languages other than English
Topic: ~[ITALIANO] Le Rime di Dante - rap
Replies: 268
Views: 30685

Re: ~[ITALIANO] Le Rime di Dante - rap

Here is a link to the legendary Franco Cozzo television advertisement: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PTpLVOUx0D8 And an interview (in Italian) with the man himself: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b6BXGqqXJck More Melbourne trivia: - the football matches (Australian rules) between North Melbourne ...
by Algy Pug
May 7th, 2018, 5:09 pm
Forum: Readers Wanted: Languages other than English
Topic: ~[ITALIANO] Le Rime di Dante - rap
Replies: 268
Views: 30685

Re: ~[ITALIANO] Le Rime di Dante - rap

Thank you Sonia and Pier for the kind words about my reading. Pier, you may be interested to learn that there is a distinctive Australian/Italian accent. It is well illustrated in this song about a celebrated (some might say notorious) furniture merchant in Melbourne, Franco Cozzo: https://www.youtu...