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Yip, another spoken word one from me.... and yip, loops used again....please don't trout me!!
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Dim vales- and shadowy floods-
And cloudy-looking woods,
Whose forms we can't discover
For the tears that drip all over!
Huge moons there wax and wane-
Again- again- again-
Every moment of the night-
Forever changing places-
And they put out the star-light
With the breath from their pale faces.
About twelve by the moon-dial,
One more filmy than the rest
(A kind which, upon trial,
They have found to be the best)
Comes down- still down- and down,
With its centre on the crown
Of a mountain's eminence,
While its wide circumference
In easy drapery falls
Over hamlets, over halls,
Wherever they may be-
O'er the strange woods- o'er the sea-
Over spirits on the wing-
Over every drowsy thing-
And buries them up quite
In a labyrinth of light-
And then, how deep!- O, deep!
Is the passion of their sleep.
In the morning they arise,
And their moony covering
Is soaring in the skies,
With the tempests as they toss,
Like- almost anything-
Or a yellow Albatross.
They use that moon no more
For the same end as before-
Videlicet, a tent-
Which I think extravagant:
Its atomies, however,
Into a shower dissever,
Of which those butterflies
Of Earth, who seek the skies,
And so come down again,
(Never-contented things!)
Have brought a specimen
Upon their quivering wings.
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Uploaded: Nov 03, 2005 - 06:45:37 PM
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Basstidge said 5072 days ago (November 3rd, 2005)
Diggin the spoken word...not my usual thing; however this is quite a beautiful work...very well arranged and spoken...Thanks elfdaughter.
nyakki said 5039 days ago (December 6th, 2005)
Nice Mix
You have a very compelling voice, especially for this reading. I would have
liked the music to be a little more in the background or the voice brought
out more.

There were times when the harp overpowered your beautiful reading.

Thank you for sharing.
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b0rn2w0rsh1p said 651 days ago (December 11th, 2017)
what nyakki said...
would have been easier to listen to with the music a bit more in the background. Interesting hearing an American Gothic author being read with a British accent... love it!
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