The Poetry of January (Audiobook)
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(Unabridged: 49mins)

January - The first month of the year in the Gregorian calendar ushers in the New Year. The cold and bleak landscape of winter however provides a rich background for our esteemed poets such as Byron, Longfellow, Cowper and  Bronte to offer us their reflections and counterpoints.  

Among our readers are Richard Mitchley and Ghizela Rowe.

Tracklist - 

January - An Introduction;

January 1 1828 By Nathaniel Parker Willis;

Written January The 1st, 1792 By Janet Little;

Written January 1st 1832 By Henry Alford;

Promises That Fail Their Makers Lips By Daniel Sheehan;

The Old Year By John Clare;

At The Entering Of The New Year By Thomas Hardy;

Written During An Aurora Borealis January 7th 1831 By Henry Alford;

The Meeting By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow;

A Sonnet Occasioned....... January 1616 By William Drummond;

January 1795 By Mary Darby Robinson;

A Tale Founded On A Fact Which Happened In January 1779 By William Cowper;

The First Snowfall By James Russell Lowell;

Arm The First Rifle Ballad, January 1852 By Martin Farquhar Tupper;

On The Discoveries of Captain Lewis,

January 14th 1807 By Joel Barlow;

A Calendar Of Sonnets - January By Helen Hunt Jackson;

Eden In Winter By Vachel Lindsay;

It Is Winter By Daniel Sheehan; Sonnet 59 By Henry Alford;

Snow Flakes By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow;

Work Without Hope By Samuel Taylor Coleridge;

Snow Beneath Who's Chilly Softness By Emily Dickinson;

January 22nd 1821 By Lord Byron;

January Cold Desolate By Christina Georgina Rossetti;

The Farm Woman's Winter By Thomas Hardy;

The Winters Are So Short By Emily Dickinson;

A Song For January 26th 1824 By Charles Thompson;

Ode On The Present Time, 27th January 1795 By Amelia Opie;

Winter - My Secret By Christina Georgina Rossetti;

Month Of January By Hilaire Belloc;

Pray To What Earth Does This Sweet Cold Belong By Henry David Thoreau;

January By Alice Carey.