The following poems were read by Robert Lapp, professor of English at Mount Allison University in Sackville, New Brunswick. I recorded, edited and mixed the readings.
These poetry readings were broadcast on the CBC Radio program Shift which is heard in New Brunswick weekdays from 4 p.m to 6 p.m.
Shift is broadcast in Sackville at 105.7 FM, in Moncton at 106.1 FM, in Saint John at 93.1 FM and in Fredericton at 99.5 FM.
You can hear a new poem read by Robert Lapp every Monday on Shift between 4:15 and 4:30.
Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening by Robert Frost.
To A Mouse by Robert Burns.
Afterwards by Thomas Hardy.
Anyone Lived In A Pretty How Town by e.e. cummings.
The Ballad of Sir Patrick Spence (Anonymous).
How Do I Love Thee (Sonnet 43) by Elizabeth Barrett Browning.
The Lake Isle of Innisfree by William Butler Yeats.
Casey at the Bat by Ernest L. Thayer.
The Owl and the Pussycat by Edward Lear.
The Chimney Sweeper (two versions) by William Blake.
spring is like a perhaps hand by e.e. cummings.
Voices of Earth by Archibald Lampman.
I Have Put On Mourning by M. Travis Lane.
God’s Grandeur by Gerard Manley Hopkins.
Lines Written in Early Spring by William Wordsworth.
The Greater Cats by Vita Sackville-West.