Read Me a Poem

“The Second Coming” by W. B. Yeats

Poems read aloud, beautifully

By Amanda Holmes | October 12, 2018
William Butler Yeats, photographed in 1933 by Pirie MacDonald (Library of Congress/photo-illustration by Stephanie Bastek)

Amanda Holmes reads W. B. Yeats’s poem, “The Second Coming.” Have a suggestion for a poem? Email us: 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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