On World Poetry Day, Here Is A List Of 10 Poems You Can Listen To For Max Feels!

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If you’re a poetry fanatic, World Poetry Day is no less than a celebration. Despite the current distress in the country, celebrate this special day by listening to these 10 audio poetry that will leave you mesmerised.

1. Rashmirathi by Ramdhari Singh Dinkar

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The work is centered around the life of Karna, who was son of unmarried queen Kunti in the epic- Mahabharata.

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2. The Solitary Reaper by William Wordsworth

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One of William Wordsworth best-known works, the poem was inspired by him and his sister Dorothy’s stay at the village of Strathyre in the parish of Balquhidder in Scotland

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3. Women in Labor by Mary Ruefle

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Mary catalogues the daily tasks of a working woman, both outside the home and, at the end of the day and within the home.

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4. The Essential Rumi by Coleman Barks

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He brings Rumi’s exquisite and ecstatic literature  with 80 never-before-published poems.

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5. Call Me Burroughs by William S. Burroughs

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This one is a great poem for those late-evenings that will mesmerise you with its eclectic spoken words.

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6. The Nation’s Favourite: Comic Poems by Griff Rhys Jones

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With a wide range of famous and lesser-known poems, this audio book will keep the whole family entertained.

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7. The Carrying by Ada Limón

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The poems deal with grief, infertility, aging and sadness – and yet there’s a strong thread of hope and resistance running through the collection that is ultimately uplifting.

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8. Here in Harlem: Poems in Many Voices by Walter Dean Myers

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The audio book contains contains 54 poems in a chorus of different voices that make up a fictional community in Harlem.

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9. She Must Be Mad by Charly Cox

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This audiobook is a great listen for anyone who’s felt a little out-of-step with the world around them and talks about womanhood, coming of age, modern society, social media and much more.

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10. Poetry Please by Adjoa Andoh

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Poetry Please is BBC Radio 4’s flagship poetry show, aking it the world’s longest-running poetry broadcast. This collection of the most popular poems from Poetry Please is read by two regular guests from the show, actors Anton Lesser (Game of Thrones) and Adjoa Andoh (Doctor Who)

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