SPOTLIGHT

“À une passante” by Charles Baudelaire

Poems read aloud, beautifully

By Amanda Holmes Tuesday, July 16, 2024

SPOTLIGHT

“À une passante” by Charles Baudelaire

Poems read aloud, beautifully

By Amanda Holmes Tuesday, July 16, 2024

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“Peter Quince at the Clavier” by Wallace Stevens

Poems read aloud, beautifully

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