“Sonnet 14” by Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Poems read aloud, beautifully

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Amanda Holmes reads “Sonnet 14 (If thou must love me, let it be for nought)” from Elizabeth Barrett Brownings’s Sonnets from the Portuguese. Have a suggestion for a poem by a (dead) writer? Email us: podcast@theamericanscholar.org. If we select your entry, you’ll win a copy of a poetry collection edited by David Lehman.

This episode was produced by Stephanie Bastek and features the song “Canvasback” by Chad Crouch.

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Amanda Holmes, the author of the novel I Know Where I Am When I’m Falling, is a columnist and poetry editor for the Washington Independent Review of Books.


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