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    Many Miles

    Mary Oliver reads Mary Oliver

    by Mary Oliver ...
    Narrated by Mary Oliver ...

    Unabridged

    42 min

    Following the success of At Blackwater Pond, this second audio reccording from bestselling poet Mary Oliver contains a selection of thirty-seven previously published poems and four new, read by the poet in her steady, magnetic voice. Oliver recites from the full range of her poetry—from her classic nature writing to her verses for her mischievous bichon, Percy, to her ever-deepening spiritual ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

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    The Lyme Letters

    Poems

    Narrated by C. R. Grimmer ...
    Series series Walt McDonald First-Book Series in Poetry

    Unabridged

    2 hours 20 min

    The Lyme Letters is epistolary verse that spells out a memoir. R, a non-binary femme character, narrates their experience of disease and recovery through recurrent letters to doctors, pets, family members, lovers, and a “Master.” R, in letter form and repurposed religious texts, also explores the paradoxical experiences of queer non-reproductivity, chronic illness and disability, and the healing ... Read more

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    Field Guide to the Haunted Forest

    Narrated by Jarod K. Anderson ...

    Unabridged

    45 min

    This poetry collection celebrates the impossible truths of the natural world and the magic that hides in plain sight. Poet and podcaster Jarod K. Anderson (creator of The CryptoNaturalist podcast) has built a large audience of social media followers and podcast listeners with his strange, vibrant appreciations of nature. Ranging from contemplations of mortality to appreciations of single-celled ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

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    T. S. Eliot Reads The Waste Land, Four Quartets and Other Poems

    by T. S. Eliot ...
    Narrated by T. S. Eliot ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 44 min

    The most famous, beautiful and spiritually moving poems of the twentieth-century, read by the most famous poet. Historic recordings of the cream of Eliot’s poetry.It is always something of a revelation to listen to a poet reading his own words, and these recordings are no exception. Eliot clearly and evenly characterises and reveals the voices of some of his most important works in this excellent ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

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    Red Suitcase

    Narrated by Naomi Shihab Nye ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 38 min

    Poet, teacher, essayist, anthologist, songwriter and singer, Naomi Shihab Nye is one of the country's most acclaimed writers. Her voice is generous; her vision true; her subjects ordinary people, and ordinary situations which, when rendered through her language, become remarkable. In this, her fourth full collection of poetry, we see with new eyes-a grandmother's scarf, an alarm clock, a man ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Raven, The

    Narrated by Joe Hempel ...

    Unabridged

    43 min

    “Leave my loneliness unbroken!—quit the bust above my door!Take thy beak from out my heart, and take thy form from off my door!”Quoth the Raven “Nevermore.”Nevermore…Nevermore…Nevermore. Ever since Edgar Allen Poe penned those words to paper in 1845, the infamous response of the raven has continued to echo throughout history. The poem has become so familiar that we know it in our bones. From the ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Breadth of a Tree, The: Poems, Letters, and Dreams

    Narrated by Kimyarda Jones ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 38 min

    The Breadth of a Tree is about an enduring search for spiritual freedom. First-time author I. Peaches Gillette courageously steps out into the world and allows herself to be seen through her profound and compassionate writing. This collection of poetry, letters, and transcriptions of dreams explores a wide range of emotions. It is a loving disclosure of deeply personal events that shaped the heart ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Into Light Volume Two

    Narrated by M. D. Friedman ...

    Unabridged

    43 min

    INTO LIGHT is the sixth poetry collection from the international, award-winning poet, musician and artist, M. D. Friedman, and is his first full-length poetry book. It reflects the experiences, observations, dreams and epiphanies of a lifetime, speaks quietly about the calling of the heart and loudly about injustices of the world. Eclectic in style and content, M. D. Friedman's poetry connects ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Notes from 1619: A Poetic 400-Year Reflection

    Narrated by Matt Jones ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 22 min

    Horace Mungin’s brave attempt to fight against the multiple manifestations of injustice imposed by the conscious erasure of African American history is in keeping with the best of contemporary African American literature. Mungin deftly imagines the horrors of the Middle Passage, taking us back to the Cape Coast of Africa and telling the story of Khadija, “born to a time of trouble,” who was ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Antes gritará el silencio (Poemas de deriva)

    Narrated by Jesús B. Vilches ...

    Unabridged

    30 min

    2012 se presentó como un tiempo de conjura de demonios. Hay un momento en el que la oscuridad se cierne y parece impenetrable. Luego, pasada la tormenta, siendo consciente de que los hechos, personas y recuerdos que oscurecieron el horizonte ya no tienen la capacidad de hacer sangrar, llega la desorientación de un nuevo cielo despejado. Un mar sin puntos de referencia. Muchos de estos poemas son ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Expressions of Poetry

    Narrated by Montice Harmon ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 4 min

    Expressions of Poetry by Montice L. Harmon is a beautiful collection of semi-confessional poems that speak about the poet's trials and tribulations. The poems are a kind of motivation for depressed minds and discouraged people to rise above their problems and face the world with a positive attitude.Most of Harmon's poems are prose poems. He takes prose poems to another level with this collection. ... Read more

    $30.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Audiobook

    tenderhead.

    by Jay Délise ...
    Narrated by Jay Délise ...

    Unabridged

    42 min

    tenderhead. is just that: tender. A full spectrumof emotion presented with all the love and care it deserves but so seldom receives. Thisbook blends pain, love, joy, and rage almost seamlessly with a wicked sense of humourthat cushions each blow as it comes. It reaches back and forward to depict queer Blackgirls as current and timeless and utterly sublime as the night sky. When you readtenderhead. ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Audiobook

    Sonnets for Christ the King

    Narrated by Ian Russell ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 47 min

    The 77 Sonnets for Christ the King are the first significant body of traditional lyric verse to appear in over a century. These breathtaking poems intertwine love, death, and time's passage with sacred subjects drawn from the Church's liturgical year. British actor Ian Russell's voice is manly, intimate, and seductive, perfect for MacKenzie's unforgettable sonnets. ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Audiobook

    Into Light Volume Three

    by M. D Friedman ...
    Narrated by M. D. Friedman ...

    Unabridged

    49 min

    The last 22 poems from M. D. Friedman's INTO LIGHT poetry book. Volume Three includes both of my popular "harmonica poems" as well as some of my best meditative poems, including "Wonder Moment," with newly composed indigenous flute accompaniment. Also, you can buy the print book, as well as audio book and e-book editions of INTO LIGHT at liquidlightpress.com/IntoLight.htm. ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    How to Act around Mountain Lions

    Narrated by J Richard Osborn ...

    Unabridged

    6 min

    Injuries and damages caused by mountain lion encounters are on the increase in several western states as the suburbs there move into mountain lion territory and as lions learn to hunt in the suburbs. For public safety, fish and wildlife officials suggest the following behavioral guidelines . . . ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Audiobook

    The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson

    Narrated by Anna Popova ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 36 min

    Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) was a reclusive poet whose only friendships were carried out by letter. She wrote nearly 1800 poems in her life, but very few were published until after her death. In this volume the poems are presented in chronological order in their original form, unaltered by editorial revision. It offers a wide-angle view of Dickinson's poetic development, from the clunky rhyme ... Read more

    $38.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Swansdown

    by Donald Platt ...
    Narrated by Donald Platt ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 45 min

    In SWANSDOWN, the poet Donald Platt makes a study of lifeís inevitable transitions, from loveís astonishing evolutions, to aging and its attendant losses. With the poem "Cloud Study" Platt brings his own mortality into view. Returning to a painting by Constable, he considers his own perspective, sitting by the Liffey, tending an injured knee. Young mothers, lovers, and runners pass, reminding the ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Aster of Ceremonies

    Poems

    Narrated by JJJJJerome Ellis ...
    Series series Multiverse

    Unabridged

    6 hours 18 min

    A polyphonic new entry in Multiverse—a literary series written and curated by the neurodivergent—JJJJJerome Ellis’s Aster of Ceremonies beautifully extends the vision of his debut book and album, The Clearing, a “lyrical celebration of and inquiry into the intersections of blackness, music, and disabled speech” (Claudia Rankine).Aster of Ceremonies asks what rites we need now and how poetry, astir ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Bessie's Resurrection

    Narrated by Kimberly A. Collins ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 16 min

    Bessie's Resurrection gives voice to Richard Wright's fictional character Bessie Mears from his novel Native Son (1940). These poems offer Bessie room to articulte her experiences as an African American woman and how she suffes in her unenviable position, powerless and unseen. Here, Bessie's fictive character is self actualized by two historical African American trailblazers: Bessie Coleman and ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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    Inquire Within

    by In-Q ...
    Narrated by In-Q ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 17 min

    In this powerful and innovative book of poetry and wisdom, award-winning spoken-word poet, songwriter, and performer IN-Q inspires us to question everything we know and see around us and inside us, to discover what matters most.*""Poetry celebrates vulnerability as a strength rather than a weakness. It is a timeless form of storytelling that inspires connection and allows the audience to feel less ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

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    Make Me Rain

    Poems & Prose

    Narrated by Nikki Giovanni ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 8 min

    An extraordinary listening experience! Hear Nikki Giovanni read from her newest collection of poems!One of America’s most celebrated poets challenges us with this powerful and deeply personal collection of verse that speaks to the injustices of society while illuminating the depths of her own heart.For more than fifty years, Nikki Giovanni’s poetry has dazzled and inspired readers. As sharp and ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

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    No Sweet Without Brine

    Poems

    Narrated by Cynthia Manick ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 41 min

    Cynthia Manick’s poetry collection personifies love of self and culture through fresh observations and bitter truths voiced with breathtaking lyricism.No Sweet Without Brine is both a soulful and celebratory collection that summons sticky sweet memories with an acrid aftertaste of deep thought. Satisfying moments are captured in odes to Idris Elba’s dulcet tones on a meditation app and the ... Read more

    $42.99 AUD

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    Black Roses

    Odes Celebrating Powerful Black Women

    Narrated by Harold Green III ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 26 min

    The poet and founder of the music collective Flowers for the Living pays tribute to all Black women by focusing on visionaries and leaders who are making history right now, including Ava DuVernay, Janelle Monae, Kamala Harris, Misty Copeland, Nikole Hannah-Jones, Robin Roberts, Roxane Gay, and Simone Biles—with this compilation of celebratory odes.Black women are exceptional. To honor how Black ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    The New Negro

    An Interpretation

    Unabridged

    13 hours 38 min

    This anthology edited by the American writer, philosopher, and patron of the arts Alain Locke brings together some of the most influential pieces of African American works from the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Featuring the voices of Zora Neale Thurston, W. E. B. Du Bois, and Langston Hughes, Locke included commentary on the emergence of the New Negro Movement, also known as the ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD