The Poetry of Wanderlust (Audiobook)
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Read by Ghizela Rowe, Gideon Wagner & Richard Mitchley (Unabridged: 2hrs 9mins)   

What’s in a word?  Apart from its value as a unit of information is there something more?  Of course.  Many words sound and express themselves, when rolled around the soul and mouth, as something both desirable, tangible and complete.  We submit that ‘Wanderlust’ has just such a feeling.

Most of us have an urge to journey, to take the body and mind on a journey that will sate our curiosity, build our experiences and memories and prepare ourselves for yet another.

Whether as a child journeying wide-eyed through a field, a teenager exploring hitherto forbidden zones or as adults embarking on journeys that may change our lives and relationships with new cultures, foods and sounds - it seems as if we just can’t get no satisfaction till the next far-off place.

In this volume of classic poetry our wordsmiths are our companions on journeys near and far.  They describe and create worlds that we can explore with them, word by word and line by line.

In the company of Keats, Wordsworth, Bronte, Whitman, Kipling and a wealth of others these journeys in verse will be like no other.

In this compilation -

1 - The Poetry of Wanderlust - An Introduction 
2 - Song of the Open Road by Walt Whitman
3 - The Vagabond by Robert Louis Stevenson
4 - Travel by Robert Louis Stevenson
5 - El Dorado by Edgar Allan Poe
6 - The Land of Nod by Robert Louis Stevenson
7 - The Owl and the Pussycat by Edward Lear
8 - Foreign Lands by Robert Louis Stevenson
9 - Going Down Hill on a Bicycle, a Boy's Song by Henry Charles Beeching
10 - By My Two Feet and Endless Times by Daniel Sheehan
11 - Sonnet on Approaching Italy by Oscar Wilde
12 - Constantinople by Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
13 - In the Bazaars of Hyderabad by Sarojini Naidu
14 - To the City of Bombay by Rudyard Kipling
15 - Stanzas From the Grande Chartreuse by Matthew Arnold
16 - England and Switzerland by William Wordsworth
17 - In Amsterdam by Eugene Field
18 - Dear Old London by Eugene Field
19 - Composed Upon Westminster Bridge by William Wordsworth
20 - A London Thoroughfare. 2am by Amy Lowell
21 - In Excelsis by Arthur Cecil Hillier
22 - Ballade of an Omnibus by Amy Levy
23 - A Ballad of London by Richard Le Gallienne
24 - The Night Journey by Rupert Brooke
25 - Adlestrop by Edward Thomas
26 - From a Railway Carriage by Robert Louis Stevenson
27 - Rhyme of The Rail by John Godfrey Saxe
28 - In the Train by James Thomson
29 - To a Locomotive in Winter by Walt Whitman
30 - The Ancient Arteries of America by Daniel Sheehan
31 - Monadnock by John Gould Fletcher
32 - To the Nile by Keats
33 - Ozymandias by Percy Bysshe Shelley
34 - Cities and Thrones and Powers by Rudyard Kipling
35 - Tezcotinco by Alan Seeger
36 - In the Belly of This Metal Beast by Daniel Sheehan
37 - The Royal Tombs of Golconda by Sarojini Naidu
38 - Penmaenmawr by Patrick Branwell Bronte
39 - Sonnet to Lake Leman by Byron
40 - Lines Written in the Highlands After a Visit to Burn's Country by John Keats
41 - The Isles of Greece by Byron
42 - The New Colossus by Emma Lazarus
43 - Away to Canada by Joshua McCarter Simpson
44 - Good-bye. Off For Kansas by John Willis Menard
45 - Ballade of Running Away with Life by Richard Le Gallienne
46 - To One Who Has Been Long in City Pent by Keats
47 - The Lake Isle of Inisfree by William Butler Yeats
48 - Deep in the Quiet Wood by James Weldon Johnson
49 - A Song of the Road by Robert Louis Stevenson
50 - I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud by William Wordsworth
51 - I Travell'd Among Unknown Men by William Wordsworth
52 - Home Thoughts from Abroad by Robert Browning
53 - Homesickness by Else Lasker Schuler
54 - A Friendly Welcome by Lord Byron
55 - In a Cafe by Francis Ledwidge
56 - Admonition to a Traveller by William Wordsworth
57 - Departure by Edna St Vincent Millay
58 - Sonnet at Dover Cliffs July 20th 1787 by William Lisle Bowles
59 - Dover Beach by Matthew Arnold
60 - On the Sea by Keats
61 - On the Cliffs, Newport by Alan Seeger
62 - Watching the Needleboats at San Sabba by James Joyce
63 - The Canoe Speaks by Robert Louis Stevenson
64 - Cruisers by Rudyard Kipling
65 - The Northern Blackwater by Rose Kavanagh
66 - Sailing Beyond Seas by Jean Ingelow
67 - Ships That Pass in the Night by Paul Laurence Dunbar
68 - The Winds of Fate by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
69 - Anchored by Paul Laurence Dunbar
70 - Sailing to Byzantium by W B Yeats
71 - Sonnet 7 - Lo! In the Orient When the Gracious Light by William Shakespeare
72 - The Golden Journey to Samarkand by James Elroy Flecker
73 - And Your Feet Are The Author, Your Eyes Every Page by Daniel Sheehan
74 - The Wayfarer by Patrick Pearse
75 - I Go on Dreaming of Paths by Antonio Machado
76 - In This Journey by Daniel Sheehan
77 - The Journey by Tagore
78 - A Shropshire Lad XXXVI - White in the Moon the Long Road Lies by A E Housman
79 - Sympathy by Paul Laurence Dunbar
80 - Freedom by George William Russell