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Ten Thousand Stars: A Cornucopia of Best-Loved Poems, Volume 2

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Ten Thousand Stars: A Cornucopia of Best-Loved Poems, Volume 2
Selected & Performed by Jim Weiss

Beloved storyteller Jim Weiss performs thrilling, engaging poetry for listeners from middle school age through adults.  Hear poems by, and learn about the lives of, poets from three centuries and three continents.
The Highwayman thunders up his moonlit road; the Tyger stalks the forest; the Statue of Liberty invites the world to find refuge, and the mysterious land of Xanadu beckons the traveler.
Whether you’re listening for entertainment, inspiration, memorization, or literature study, you’ll find what you’re looking for in this second volume of poetry from Jim Weiss. Ten Thousand Stars shine for you tonight!

FORMAT: downloadable MP3 or Audio CD

RUNNING TIME: 74 minutes

TRACK LIST

1   Preface
2   Robert Frost
The Road Not Taken

* Distinctively American, Part 1 *
3  Emily Dickinson
Hope is the Thing w/Feathers
4  A Narrow Fellow in the Grass (Dickinson)
5  H. W. Longfellow
The Village Blacksmith
6  Ralph Waldo Emerson
Concord Hymn
7 Stephen Vincent Benet
Ballad of William Sycamore

* The English Romantic Poets *
8   William Blake
The Tyger (Blake)
9 William Wordsworth
Daffodils
10 Composed upon W. Bridge (Wordsworth)
11 Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Kubla Khan
12 Byron and Shelley
She Walks in Beauty
13 Percy Bysse Shelley
Ozymandias

Two Later Romantics:
14 Alfred Noyes
The Highwayman
15 John Masefield
Sea Fever

* Distinctively American, Part 2 *
16 Emma Lazarus
The New Colossus
17 Paul Laurence Dunbar
Sympathy (“I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings”)
18 Edna St. Vincent Millay
First Fig
19 Recuerdo  (Millay)

A Circle of Friends:
20 William Butler Yeats
The Fiddler of Dooney
21 He Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven (Yeats)
22 William Ernest Henley
Invictus
23 Rabindranath Tagore
The Journey
24 Give Me Strength (Tagore)
25 Rudyard Kipling
If
26 James Elroy Flecker
To a Poet 1,000 Years Hence
27 Conclusion

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Ten Thousand Stars: A Cornucopia of Best-Loved Poems, Volume 2
Selected & Performed by Jim Weiss

Beloved storyteller Jim Weiss performs thrilling, engaging poetry for listeners from middle school age through adults.  Hear poems by, and learn about the lives of, poets from three centuries and three continents.
The Highwayman thunders up his moonlit road; the Tyger stalks the forest; the Statue of Liberty invites the world to find refuge, and the mysterious land of Xanadu beckons the traveler.
Whether you’re listening for entertainment, inspiration, memorization, or literature study, you’ll find what you’re looking for in this second volume of poetry from Jim Weiss. Ten Thousand Stars shine for you tonight!

FORMAT: downloadable MP3 or Audio CD

RUNNING TIME: 74 minutes

TRACK LIST

1   Preface
2   Robert Frost
The Road Not Taken

* Distinctively American, Part 1 *
3  Emily Dickinson
Hope is the Thing w/Feathers
4  A Narrow Fellow in the Grass (Dickinson)
5  H. W. Longfellow
The Village Blacksmith
6  Ralph Waldo Emerson
Concord Hymn
7 Stephen Vincent Benet
Ballad of William Sycamore

* The English Romantic Poets *
8   William Blake
The Tyger (Blake)
9 William Wordsworth
Daffodils
10 Composed upon W. Bridge (Wordsworth)
11 Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Kubla Khan
12 Byron and Shelley
She Walks in Beauty
13 Percy Bysse Shelley
Ozymandias

Two Later Romantics:
14 Alfred Noyes
The Highwayman
15 John Masefield
Sea Fever

* Distinctively American, Part 2 *
16 Emma Lazarus
The New Colossus
17 Paul Laurence Dunbar
Sympathy (“I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings”)
18 Edna St. Vincent Millay
First Fig
19 Recuerdo  (Millay)

A Circle of Friends:
20 William Butler Yeats
The Fiddler of Dooney
21 He Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven (Yeats)
22 William Ernest Henley
Invictus
23 Rabindranath Tagore
The Journey
24 Give Me Strength (Tagore)
25 Rudyard Kipling
If
26 James Elroy Flecker
To a Poet 1,000 Years Hence
27 Conclusion

Additional Information

Age Range

7 and Up

Contributor

Jim Weiss

ISBN-13

978-1-945841-08-8

Publisher

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