COMPLETE [Weekly Poetry] Trifles by John Charles McNeill - dl

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Post by aradlaw » December 1st, 2019, 10:08 am

Trifles by John Charles McNeill (1874 - 1907).

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Many years before the position was established, poet and journalist John Charles McNeill was unofficially called North Carolina's Poet Laureate and while official permission from the legislature to name a poet laureate came in 1935, no one was actually appointed to the position until 1948. ( Wikipedia)
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Trifles by John Charles McNeill, read for LibriVox.org by [your name].
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What shall I bring you, sweet?
A posy prankt with every April hue:
The cloud-white daisy, violet sky-blue,
Shot with the primrose sunshine through and through?

Or shall I bring you, sweet,
Some ancient rhyme of lovers sore beset,
Whose joy is dead, whose sadness lingers yet,
That you may read, and sigh, and soon forget?

What shall I bring you, sweet?
Was ever trifle yet so held amiss
As not to fill love's waiting heart with bliss,
And merit dalliance at a long, long kiss?


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Post by Horner94 » December 1st, 2019, 1:15 pm

Hello!
Here is my attempt: https://librivox.org/uploads/aradlaw/trifles_mcneill_cjph_128kb.mp3
Time: 00:49
Kind regards,
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Post by Doug42 » December 1st, 2019, 1:55 pm

Here we go - my recording is 1:15 long.
Ive uploaded it to https://librivox.org/uploads/aradlaw/_trifles_mcneill_def_128kb.mp3
Thanks!
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Post by aradlaw » December 1st, 2019, 4:22 pm

Thank you Chad and Doug. :thumbs:

(Doug - I fixed your filename - there was one extra _ )
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Post by pschempf » December 2nd, 2019, 10:23 pm

David -

Another to the list -

https://librivox.org/uploads/aradlaw/trifles_mcneill_ps_128kb.mp3
Track length: 0:57
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Post by pschempf » December 2nd, 2019, 10:26 pm

Sorry for the duplicate. I tried to delete it, but was told that I couldn't. :oops:
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Post by aradlaw » December 3rd, 2019, 4:07 pm

Thank you Joseph, Erin, Graham, Bruce, Algy, Christine and Phil. :thumbs:

Phil, your duplicate post is gone. :D
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Post by tomewing » December 3rd, 2019, 4:30 pm

I'm thinking about recording Trifles. But, you already have nine submissions with room for eleven more. Same poem. So, after you have your twenty, what do you do next? Pick the best? Publish it as a completed project with all twenty, LV readers selecting their favorite reader? No criticism just can't discern here the goal. Very curious. Thanks

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Post by aradlaw » December 3rd, 2019, 7:09 pm

HI tomewing, the main goal is "choice of voice", a collection of different reading styles and interpretations of the Weekly Poem are most often quite interesting.
Hope to hear you soon. :D
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