COMPLETE: Weekly Poetry - 'Twas the Night before Christmas

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Post by kayray » December 19th, 2005, 9:09 pm

Thanks, betsie!

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Post by cachondo » December 20th, 2005, 4:30 am

Wooow, this poem is really taking off - and I'm enjoying listening to every version (Neat job, Sam et al).
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Post by Squiddhartha » December 21st, 2005, 10:39 pm

Back in the saddle again, with this poem!

http://surly.org/librivox/night_before_christmas_moore_s.mp3

Though just to be pedantic, I gave it its proper name of "A Visit From St. Nicholas"... :)
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Post by hugh » December 22nd, 2005, 4:48 am

welcome back squid!

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Post by kayray » December 22nd, 2005, 9:29 am

Thanks, Squid, uploading to the new validator now!

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Post by Peter Why » December 24th, 2005, 2:00 am

Yo, ho, ho ... or has that got some sort of bottle of rum association?

On its way to you, kara.

http://s55.yousendit.com/d.aspx?id=3DYHLKS2HEDB10401JX0AHWWBV

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Post by kayray » December 24th, 2005, 10:08 am

file received, peter, thank you :)

"YO HO HO" is pirates, "HO HO HO" is Santa Claus -- funny what a difference one letter can make.

Does Father Christmas say HO HO HO, too? :)

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Post by Peter Why » December 24th, 2005, 11:24 am

I rather liked Death in Terry Pratchett's "Hogfather": HO. HO. HO.

... and the raven in Hogfather is one of my favorite incidental characters: when it was complaining about the way robins get bread crumbs and stuff put out for them: "... do I see offal, do I see eye balls? I think not!"

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Post by BradBush » December 24th, 2005, 3:27 pm

Here is a version from me and my daughter Grace (who is 6). We really had fun doing this on the night before christmas!!

http://home.comcast.net/~bush.brad/librivox/night_before_christmas_moore_geb.mp3

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Post by kayray » December 24th, 2005, 3:41 pm

Brad and Grace, thank you so much! That's just about the most adorable thing I've ever heard. What a wonderful way to spend Christmas Eve together :)

Merry Christmas!

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Post by Stephan » December 24th, 2005, 4:21 pm

Awwwww! I melt. Image Wonderful reading, Grace! Thank you!

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Post by kayray » December 24th, 2005, 6:04 pm

Alrighty, we've got nine versions -- starting the upload now. Thanks everyone!
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All done:
http://librivox.org/twas-the-night-before-christmas-by-clement-c-moore/

We're podcasting the Grace and Brad version, of course :)

Thanks, everyone. We're going to take a break this week and start a new poem on Jan 1 -- PM me if you'd like to choose a poem (ideally something not TOO difficult, to attract new readers) and be in charge.

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Post by BradBush » December 25th, 2005, 7:24 pm

Thanks for picking our version. It made Grace's Christmas... she played it for everyone in the family.

We put a link back and some good press and podcasted it out today at:
http://amzkids.blogspot.com/

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