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by pschempf
June 13th, 2018, 11:41 am
Forum: Going Solo
Topic: [Biography] The Apostle of Alaska, the Story of William Duncan of Metlakahtla, by John W. Arctander - icequeen
Replies: 40
Views: 478

Re: [Biography] The Apostle of Alaska, the Story of William Duncan of Metlakahtla, by John W. Arctander - icequeen

Uffda - I was making good progress, but was then smote down by asthma. Hopefully back on track now, though still a bit ragged.

Chapter 19 ready for PL.
by pschempf
June 3rd, 2018, 9:06 pm
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: COMPLETE [Weekly Poem] Pied Beauty by Gerard Manley Hopkins - dl
Replies: 30
Views: 409

Re: [Weekly Poem] Pied Beauty by Gerard Manley Hopkins - dl

David -

Here's my attempt. I've been having some respiratory issues and am more wheezy than usual. Hope this is alright.

https://librivox.org/uploads/aradlaw/piedbeauty_hopkins_ps_128kb.mp3
Track length: 1:06
by pschempf
June 2nd, 2018, 4:44 pm
Forum: Readers Wanted: Short Works (Poetry & Prose)
Topic: Weekly/Fortnightly Poetry Suggestions
Replies: 121
Views: 19570

Re: Weekly/Fortnightly Poetry Suggestions

I think this would make a great Fortnightly or Weekly Poem, and I'd like to BC it whenever the chance comes up. Alas I know it's PD but I can't find it on Gutenberg or IA. Also, I don't see any of Channing's material on LV, but he was a prolific author, a famous Unitarian Minister. https://en.wikip...
by pschempf
May 30th, 2018, 10:08 pm
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: COMPLETE [Weekly Poem] A Ship, an Isle, a Sickle Moon by James Elroy Flecker
Replies: 38
Views: 512

Re: [Weekly Poem] A Ship, an Isle, a Sickle Moon by James Elroy Flecker

David -

Your reading seems to have fallen through the cracks. It is PL OK.
by pschempf
May 21st, 2018, 10:31 pm
Forum: Book Suggestions
Topic: Yashka My Life As Peasant Exile And Soldier [WWI]
Replies: 0
Views: 133

Yashka My Life As Peasant Exile And Soldier [WWI]

Maria Leontievna Bochkareva (1889–1920) (Russian: Мари́я Лео́нтьевна Бочкарёва, translit. Maria Leontievna Bochkaryova, born Frolkova (Фролко́ва), nicknamed Yashka) was a Russian soldier who fought in World War I and formed the Women's Battalion of Death. She was the first Russian woman to command a...
by pschempf
May 21st, 2018, 8:18 am
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: COMPLETE: Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 057 - jo
Replies: 73
Views: 1295

Re: Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 057 - jo

Thank you both. I worked with Kirtland Warblers in central Michigan years ago so have a bit of experience with "controlled" burns. I'm glad I left the area before a controlled burn turned into the Mack Lake Fire and burnt a number of homes and killed one person. I later worked on the Marble Cone Fir...
by pschempf
May 20th, 2018, 11:02 pm
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: COMPLETE: Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 057 - jo
Replies: 73
Views: 1295

Re: Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 057 - jo

Hi Sue and Craig - Here's one from me for SNF057- Title: A Forest Fire in Northern Wisconsin Author: John L. Bracklin Link from the uploader: https://librivox.org/uploads/knotyouraveragejo/snf057_forestfireinnorthernwisconsin_bracklin_ps_128kb.mp3 Link to the source: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/...