Classic American Poetry (compilation)

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Emily Dickinson, Robert Frost, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Ralph Waldo Emerson & Walt Whitman

Classic American Poetry

Read by Garrick Hagon, Liza Ross, William Hootkins, Kate Harper, James Goode & Alibe Parsons


The United States themselves are, essentially, the greatest poem’ said Walt Whitman. Here are the much-loved examples of the free spirit of America in all its glory.

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    Produced by:Garrick Hagon and Nicolas Soames
    Edited by:Beth Hammond
    Compiled by:Garrick Hagon
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