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An imperfect reading of important texts.
Yes, imperfect.

Imperfect Reading S. T. Fleming

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An imperfect reading of important texts.
Yes, imperfect.

    The Raven by Edgar Allen Poe

    The Raven by Edgar Allen Poe

    Follow along with the text at https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/48860/the-raven

    The background music, Moonlight Sonata by Beethoven, has been released into the public domain by its author, musopen.com. This applies worldwide.

    • 8 min
    Prayer of St. Francis

    Prayer of St. Francis

    The Prayer of St. Francis, most likely not written by St. Francis, continues to be a beautiful expression of Franciscan spirituality.

    • 52 sec
    The Cremation of Sam McGee by Robert Service

    The Cremation of Sam McGee by Robert Service

    An imperfect reading of The Cremation of Sam McGee by Robert Service, published in 1907.

    Follow along at The Poetry Foundation.

    • 5 min
    Federigo's Falcon

    Federigo's Falcon

    Often paired with The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry, Federigo's Falcon, written in 1353, tells an ironic tale of love and generosity.  You can follow along at https://americanliterature.com/author/giovanni-boccaccio/short-story/federigos-falcon 

    • 14 min
    The Little Match Girl

    The Little Match Girl

    An imperfect reading of The Little Match Girl by Hans Christian Anderson.

    You can follow along here: https://www.gutenberg.org/files/1597/1597-h/1597-h.htm#link2H_4_0015

    • 6 min
    A Visit from St. Nicholas

    A Visit from St. Nicholas

    An imperfect reading of A Visit from St. Nicholas by Clement C. Moore.

    You can follow along here: https://poets.org/poem/visit-st-nicholas

    • 3 min

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