COMPLETE [poetry] Ben King's Verse by Benjamin King -ck

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Post by jnaudiollc » March 27th, 2018, 4:57 pm

Hi, For your review...

#88 - St. Patrick's Day, 1:48

https://librivox.org/uploads/carolin/verse_088_king_129kb.mp3

#90 - Cause It's Gittin' Spring, 1:38

https://librivox.org/uploads/carolin/verse_090_king_128kb.mp3

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Post by silverquill » March 27th, 2018, 9:06 pm

jnaudiollc wrote:
March 27th, 2018, 4:57 pm
Hi, For your review...

#88 - St. Patrick's Day, 1:48

https://librivox.org/uploads/carolin/verse_088_king_129kb.mp3

#90 - Cause It's Gittin' Spring, 1:38

https://librivox.org/uploads/carolin/verse_090_king_128kb.mp3

Thanks!

Jim
Spectacular! What a great Irish accent.
And spring? Well, looks as if we'll still have white on the ground for Easter.

Thanks so much for these wonderful readings, Jim :clap:

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Post by Carolin » March 27th, 2018, 10:37 pm

Thank you both :thumbs:
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Post by jnaudiollc » March 28th, 2018, 3:22 am

silverquill wrote:
March 27th, 2018, 9:06 pm
jnaudiollc wrote:
March 27th, 2018, 4:57 pm
Hi, For your review...

#88 - St. Patrick's Day, 1:48

https://librivox.org/uploads/carolin/verse_088_king_129kb.mp3

#90 - Cause It's Gittin' Spring, 1:38

https://librivox.org/uploads/carolin/verse_090_king_128kb.mp3

Thanks!

Jim
Spectacular! What a great Irish accent.
And spring? Well, looks as if we'll still have white on the ground for Easter.

Thanks so much for these wonderful readings, Jim :clap:
Thank you so much! (and MN is with you on the snow-touched Easter :) )

Jim

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Post by iBeScotty » March 28th, 2018, 7:10 am

May i grab a handful: 11, 17, 26, 38 & 41?

Thank you!
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Post by Carolin » March 28th, 2018, 11:27 pm

Thank you :D
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Post by iBeScotty » March 29th, 2018, 12:07 pm

Obviously, these poems were written in a different time with a little different cultural conditioning but I feel that there is underlying affection in them and tried to read them that way (if it doesn't come across then it's only because I don't really know what I'm doing :mrgreen: )

Here are 11, 17, 26, 38 and 41:

https://librivox.org/uploads/carolin/verse_011_king_128kb.mp3
1:45

https://librivox.org/uploads/carolin/verse_017_king_128kb.mp3
1:29

https://librivox.org/uploads/carolin/verse_026_king_128kb.mp3
2:36

https://librivox.org/uploads/carolin/verse_038_king_128kb.mp3
2:06

https://librivox.org/uploads/carolin/verse_041_king_128kb.mp3
3:10
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Post by Carolin » March 29th, 2018, 10:24 pm

Thank you scotty!

I also think that calling ben king a racist would be much too one dimensional a view of his poems and also of history.
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Post by silverquill » March 29th, 2018, 11:13 pm

Oh, I think you indeed do know what you're doing, Scotty! These are read with great feeling and skill, truly capturing the spirit in which they were written. Thank your so much. :clap:

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Post by iBeScotty » March 30th, 2018, 7:36 am

Thank you so much, Larry, that means a lot. :9: And I definitely agree, Carolin, though I think many might still view them through the racial lens and i just don’t want to offend anyone . . . but i also figure the reader’s job is no judgement one way or another :) so try not to overthink it (bad at that :oops: )
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Post by Carolin » March 31st, 2018, 12:17 am

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Post by olimoejay » April 5th, 2018, 6:18 am

Hello to all,

I'd definitely like to claim sections 43 & 44

De Blackbird Fetched De Spring & Appearances

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Post by Carolin » April 5th, 2018, 10:43 pm

Thank you :thumbs:
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Post by Jude1972 » April 8th, 2018, 6:40 am

I would like to try 94 please... when the stage gits in.....

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Post by Carolin » April 8th, 2018, 10:23 pm

Thank you jude!
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