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Each week a poem is chosen to be recorded by as many LibriVox volunteers as possible!Theodosia Garrison was a New Jersey poet and a friend of Ella Wheeler Wilcox, she attained a high level of popularity during her lifetime. - Summary by Carolin
This week's poem can be found here.
Project Code: vRcYw67y
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Begin your reading with the abbreviated LibriVox disclaimer:
Leave 0.5 to 1 second of silence at the beginning.
Then read the poem:The Dreamers by Theodosia Garrison, read for librivox.org by [your name].
[Add, if you wish, date, and/or your location.]
At the end of your reading, leave a space and then say:The gypsies passed her little gate—
She stopped her wheel to see,—
A brown-faced pair who walked the road,
Free as the wind is free;
And suddenly her tidy room
A prison seemed to be.
Her shining plates against the walls,
Her sunlit, sanded floor,
The brass-bound wedding chest that held
Her linen's snowy store,
The very wheel whose humming died,—
Seemed only chains she bore.
She watched the foot-free gypsies pass;
She never knew or guessed
The wistful dream that drew them close—
The longing in each breast
Some day to know a home like hers,
Wherein their hearts might rest.
Leave 5 seconds of silence at the end.End of poem. This recording is in the public domain.
Filename: dreamers_garrison_your initials in lowercase_128kb.mp3 (e.g. dreamers_garrison_klh_128kb.mp3)
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