Categoria: Poetry

Hey Black Child- Performed by Pe’Tehn Raighn-Kem at 3 years of age! Black History Performance!

Princess Pe’Tehn Raighn-Kem at only 3 years old passionately reciting “Hey Black Child.” #younggiftedandblack #blackgirlsrock #outofthemouthofbabes #bkackhistory360tho #listentothepoet #proudparents

Yet Do I Marvel by Countee Cullen

Yet Do I Marvel I doubt not God is good, well-meaning, kind, And did He stoop to quibble could tell why The little buried mole continues blind, Why flesh that mirrors Him must some day die, Make plain the reason tortured Tantalus Is baited by the fickle fruit, declare If merely brute caprice dooms Sisyphus …

Richard Wright:Black Boy (chapter2/14) audiobook

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Richard Wright: Black Boy (chapter 1/14) audiobook

Please donate Twitter: Richard Wright was born on September 4, 1908, in Roxie, Mississippi, and published his first short story at the age of 16. Later, he found employment with the Federal Writers Project and received critical acclaim for Uncle Tom’s Children, a collection of four stories. He‚Äôs well known for …


POETRY OF HENRY DAVID THOREAU – FULL AudioBook | – A selection of 7 favorite poems by Henry David Thoreau (July 12, 1817 ‚Äď May 6, 1862). an American author, poet, philosopher, abolitionist, naturalist, tax resister, development critic, surveyor, and historian. A leading transcendentalist, Thoreau is best known for his book Walden, a reflection …


Narrative of the Life and Adventures of Henry Bibb, an American Slave

The Colonel’s Dream | Full Audio

Charles Waddell CHESNUTT (1858 – 1932)

Martin, Coretta, and Rosa: A Musical Portrait (text by Lerone Bennett, Jr.)

Provided to YouTube by The Orchard Enterprises Martin, Coretta, and Rosa: A Musical Portrait (text by Lerone Bennett, Jr.) ¬∑ Jonita Lattimore, Lerone Bennett, Jr., Chicago Sinfonetta ¬∑ Paul Freeman A Tribute To Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. ‚Ąó 2007 Chicago Sinfonietta Released on: 2007-01-15 Auto-generated by YouTube.

“Yet Do I Marvel” by Countee Cullen (Favorite Poem Project)

“Yet Do I Marvel” by Countee Cullen, read by Todd Hellems (Student, Doraville, GA), as part of The Favorite Poem Project

How Lisa Loved the King

Provided to YouTube by The Orchard Enterprises How Lisa Loved the King ¬∑ Richard Mitchley The Poetry of George Eliot ‚Ąó 2012 Copyright Group Released on: 2012-11-01 Auto-generated by YouTube.

Blottentots and How to Make Them by John Prosper Carmel (English Poem on Blot Painting)

Summary: This is very short, but it is a book with lots of pictures, and it will be even better if you can look at the pictures in the book while you listen to the verses. There are many short verses: the first verses tell you how to make a blottentot with a blot of …

Wanda Coleman reads “American Sonnet (35)”

American Sonnet (35) by Wanda Coleman boooooooo. spooky ripplings of icy waves. this umpteenth time she returns–this invisible woman long on haunting short on ectoplasm “you’re a good man, sistuh,” a lover sighed solongago. “keep your oil slick and your motor running.” wretched stained mirrors within mirrors of fractured webbings like nests of manic spiders …

Wanda Coleman: “Wanda, Why Aren’t You Dead?”

Written and read by Wanda Coleman November 13, 1946 — November 22, 2013

The New England Boy’s Song about Thanksgiving Day by Lydia Maria Child (Poem in American English)

Summary by Wikipedia: “Over the River and Through the Wood” is a Thanksgiving song by Lydia Maria Child. Written originally as a poem, it appeared in her Flowers for Children, Volume 2, in 1844. The original title of the poem is, “A Boy’s Thanksgiving Day”. It celebrates her childhood memories of visiting her Grandfather’s House.

An Interpretation by Ambrose Bierce (Poem and Free Audio Book in American English)

Full text: Now Lonergan appears upon the boards, And Truth and Error sheathe their lingual swords. No more in wordy warfare to engage, The commentators bow before the stage, And bookworms, militant for ages past, Confess their equal foolishness at last, Reread their Shakspeare in the newer light And swear the meaning’s obvious to sight. …

Wanda Coleman: “Where I Live”

Written and read by Wanda Coleman November 13, 1946 — November 22, 2013

The Old Maid by Sara Teasdale (Poem and Audiobook in American English)

Full text: I saw her in a Broadway car, The woman I might grow to be; I felt my lover look at her And then turn suddenly to me. Her hair was dull and drew no light, And yet its color was as mine; Her eyes were strangely like my eyes, Tho’ love had never …