Read Me a Poem

“To a Milkmaid” by Carolyn Wells

Poems read aloud, beautifully

By Amanda Holmes | February 6, 2024
Detail from an 18th-century pastoral painting by Jean-Honoré Fragonard (Wikimedia Commons)
Detail from an 18th-century pastoral painting by Jean-Honoré Fragonard (Wikimedia Commons)

Amanda Holmes reads Carolyn Wells’s “To a Milkmaid,” brought to our attention by her biographer, Rebecca Rego Barry. 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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