Read Me a Poem

“Tintern Abbey” by William Wordsworth

Poems read aloud, beautifully

By Amanda Holmes | August 11, 2020
Benjamin Williams Leader,  view of Tintern Abbey at sunset (1889) (Wikimedia Commons)
Benjamin Williams Leader, view of Tintern Abbey at sunset (1889) (Wikimedia Commons)

Amanda Holmes reads William Wordsworth’s poem, “Tintern Abbey,” formally entitled “Lines Composed a Few Miles above Tintern Abbey, On Revisiting the Banks of the Wye during a Tour. July 13, 1798.” Plus, read her essay on the poem for the Washington Independent Review of Books. 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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