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    The Great Poets Emily Dickinson

    Narrated by Teresa Gallagher ...
    series The Great Poets 

    Unabridged

    1 hour 16 min

    Born in Massachusetts in 1830, Emily Dickinson composed over 1770 poems; but apart from her closest friends, no-one knew she was writing at all. Only after her death was her astonishing output discovered and published. A reclusive figure for much of her life, few could have imagined the range of her subjects, the intensity of her imagination or the powerful delicacy of her writing. Emily Dickinson ... Read more

    $22.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Rooms of the Mind

    Poems

    Narrated by Em Eldridge ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 16 min

    From the author of the wildly successful 2am Thoughts and Nineteen comes Rooms of the Mind-a journey into the parts of our psyche that can either hide and protect us or expose us to all that exists. Here you'll find an exploration of pain, heartbreak, and wonder at what the world might bring us next. ... Read more

    $11.97 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Welcome to Midland

    by Logen Cure ...
    Narrated by Logen Cure ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 14 min

    Welcome to Midland is a queer coming-of-age narrative in verse set against the backdrop of conservative small-town Texas. These linked poems explore the cultural and natural history of West Texas (from the horned lizard to dirt storms to Laura Bush’s car accident), connecting events and movements from across eras to create a tenuous yet strong sense of place.Giving voice to secrets and silence, ... Read more

    $23.89 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Immortal Soul Salvage Yard

    by Beth May ...
    Narrated by Beth May ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 11 min

    Diary entries, medical records, book reports, phone calls, dates (the romantic kind), dreams, index cards, passive aggressive post-it notes, stories, emails to professors, dates (the month/day kind), worries, and resumes that never led to job interviews... ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Mountain Laurels

    Narrated by Kathy Bell Denton ...

    Unabridged

    52 min

    Mountain Laurels is the first published collection of poems written by Genevieve C. Sparks over many years in what she calls "the simple form of mountain colloquial." While some individual poems draw their meaning from a personal experience of the poet, "the basic thought of the book in its entirety is," she says, "the great inspiration derived from the love of nature. God placed the beauty of ... Read more

    $4.64 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Flower Crowns and Fearsome Things

    Narrated by Amanda Lovelace ...

    Unabridged

    38 min

    in her new standalone poetry collection, flower crowns & fearsome things, bestselling & award-winning poetess amanda lovelace explores the complexity of femininity through alternating wildflower & wildfire poems.within these pages, you will find that each of us has the ability to be both soft & fierce at the same time. there is no need to choose one or the other.This audiobook includes commentary ... Read more

    $13.46 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Every Good Boy Does Fine

    Poetry and Prose

    Narrated by Calvin Arsenia ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 10 min

    **“Glowing with warmth, vulnerability, and a heavy heart, Arsenia’s intimate reflections depict the past and present wrestling within the individual as he endeavors to chart his own course in the world.”—Atwood MagazineBoth a journey of individual healing and a call for action, these poems show that, with a little love and acceptance, anyone can flourish.**From one of Kansas City’s most exciting ... Read more

    $13.46 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Poetry of Walt Whitman, The

    Unabridged

    1 hour 17 min

    Walt Whitman was an immense talent. And a prodigious one at that. Associated with the Free Verse movement his poems are usually on the longer side. Iconic works such as Leaves Of Grass divided opinion on their publication. Some argued it was obscene others such as Ralph Waldo Emerson rallied to his cause. Whitman was born on May 31st 1819 on Long Island. By the age of 11 his schooling was finished ... Read more

    $13.46 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Build Yourself a Boat

    Narrated by Camonghne Felix ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 1 min

    This is about what grows through the wreckage. This is an anthem of survival and a look at what might come after. A view of what floats and what, ultimately, sustains.Build Yourself a Boat redefines the language of collective and individual trauma through lyric and memory. ... Read more

    $22.39 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Chasers of the Light

    Narrated by Tyler Knott Gregson ...

    Unabridged

    56 min

    Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable, audiobook edition of Chasers Of The Light, written and read by Tyler Knott Gregson.I would love to say that you make me weak at the knees, but to be quite upfront and completely truthful, you make my body forget it has knees at all.One day, while browsing an antique store in Helena, Montana, photographer Tyler Knott Gregson stumbled upon a vintage ... Read more

    $17.04 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    No Room On My Canvas Part 1

    Narrated by Acapellapoet ...

    Unabridged

    19 min

    With so much going on in the world on a daily basis, a passionate artist has enough inventory of ideas to pour out. Yet a canvas doesn't have the capacity to hold all that needs to be expressed in a day. They say a picture is worth a thousand words, so I dedicate myself to creating thousands of words on canvases/pages to make render; meaningful art to share with the public. ... Read more

    $5.98 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Essential Edgar Allan Poe

    With a biography by Roy McMillan

    series The Essential

    Unabridged

    7 hours 30 min

    Released to coincide with the two-hundredth anniversary of the author’s birth in January 1809, this selection of well-loved chilling tales from the master of the supernatural is a perfect Christmas gift. The short stories include The Murders in the Rue Morgue, The Pit and the Pendulum, The Tell-Tale Heart, The Masque of the Red Death, and The Fall of the House of Usher. This release also features ... Read more

    $52.39 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    House Fires

    by Connor Franta ...
    Narrated by Connor Franta ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 48 min

    The New York Times bestselling author of A Work in Progress and Note to Self moves fully into adulthood with his illuminating, soulful, bleeding collection of narrative, poetry, and original film photography.Humanitarian, entrepreneur, and content creator Connor Franta first captivated readers with A Work In Progress, ruminating on his Midwestern roots to his early start as a visionary and online ... Read more

    $26.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Leaves of Grass

    1855 Edition

    by Walt Whitman ...
    Narrated by Edoardo Ballerini ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 19 min

    In 1855, Walt Whitman published, at his own expense, the first edition of Leaves of Grass, a visionary volume of twelve poems. Showing the influence of a uniquely American form of mysticism known as Transcendentalism, the writing is distinguished by an explosively innovative free-verse style and previously unmentionable subject matter. Exalting nature, celebrating the human body, and praising the ... Read more

    $34.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Lunar Honey

    A Collection of Poetry

    Narrated by Holly R. Toomer ...

    Abridged

    25 min

    Lunar Honey is a collection of poetry about evolving. The book is divided into 3 sections with thematic waves of love in various forms, culminating in self-empowering truths.In Lunar Honey, Holly Toomer highlights romance, authenticity, social disparity, resilience, spirituality and purpose. The poems in this book reflect how an infatuated and unhealthy love can almost be trance-like, so much so, ... Read more

    $14.98 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Black Lives, Lines, & Lyrics

    Lines, Lyrics, and Laments for Black Life, Love, Loss, & Liberty

    Unabridged

    6 hours 14 min

    Black Lives, Lines, & Lyrics conveys the 21st Century Black experience through lines and verse. Divided into three measures, this poetry collection provides rhythmical reflections on black experiences with racial and social injustice, a poetic account of the lives lost to police brutality and racial violence, and a lyrical celebration of the beauty, resilience, and humanity of Black people.Readers ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Nature Poem

    by Tommy Pico ...
    Narrated by Tommy Pico ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 19 min

    A book-length poem about how an American Indian writer can't bring himself to write about nature, but is forced to reckon with colonial-white stereotypes, manifest destiny, and his own identity as an young, queer, urban-dwelling poet. Nature Poem follows Teebs-a young, queer, American Indian (or NDN) poet-who can't bring himself to write a nature poem. For the reservation-born, urban-dwelling ... Read more

    $13.46 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Black Words Matter

    Poets From The 18th Century To The Harlem Renaissance

    Unabridged

    3 hours 51 min

    This anthology focuses on African-American poets. We start in the 18th century and end with the Harlem Renaissance. Many poets featured are, and were, rarely heard and have been painfully neglected. To be of colour was deemed at best to be second class so few of our poets had the privileges most of us take for granted or a means to market. Down the ages they illuminate the stain on our humanity ... Read more

    $14.96 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Life of the Party

    If A Girl Screams, and Other Poems

    Narrated by Olivia Gatwood ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 34 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.A dazzling collection of raw and explosive poems from a thrilling new feminist voice.In this multi-faceted collection of odes, anecdotes, sonnets and prose, Olivia Gatwood weaves together the trials and triumphs of growing up and explores the many ways that fear and violence can be internalized in a woman's psyche. At times blistering and riotous, at times soulful and ... Read more

    $17.04 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Guidebook to Relative Strangers

    Journeys into Race, Motherhood, and History

    Narrated by Allyson Johnson ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 24 min

    As a working mother whose livelihood as a poet-lecturer depended on travel, Camille T. Dungy crisscrossed America with her infant, then a toddler. As they travel, Dungy is intensely aware of how they are seen, not just as mother and child but as black females. With a poet's eye, she celebrates the particular in the universal, such as a child's acquisition of language and what to pack in a diaper ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Poetry in Motion

    Narrated by Becky Parker ...

    Unabridged

    35 min

    A book of short stories coupled with contemporary poetry in different forms. ... Read more

    $10.41 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    1919

    by Eve L. Ewing ...
    Narrated by Eve L. Ewing ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 5 min

    The Chicago Race Riot of 1919, the most intense of the riots comprising the nation's Red Summer, has shaped the last century but is not widely discussed. In 1919, award-winning poet Eve L. Ewing explores the story of this event-which lasted eight days and resulted in thirty-eight deaths and almost 500 injuries-through poems recounting the stories of everyday people trying to survive and thrive in ... Read more

    $13.46 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    A Soldier's Thoughts

    A Collection of Poems

    by Duke Sherman ...
    Narrated by Andrew Simpson ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 35 min

    Veterans of the Vietnam ConflictWhen I was Young and Wild; No longer a Child, I went to War with my Brothers. From the North, East, the South and the West; we were, America's best. Many lost their Girls and Wives to Jody; along with their Booty! He was their best friend! While we were away, Jody did play! We went to fight; for you, and the Red White and Blue. We were taught: To shoot between the ... Read more

    $6.55 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Hunting of the Snark and other poems

    by Lewis Carroll ...
    Narrated by Roy Macready ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 10 min

    The author of the famous Alice books also wrote many poems notably in the humorous and nonsense genres. The Hunting of the Snark (An Agony in Eight Fits) published in 1876 and possibly his best known and most accomplished verse is presented here together with another of his longer poems Phantasmagoria and Melancholetta, Sea Dirge, Size and Tears plus five poems from Alice: Father William, Humpty ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial