Group 4 Created with Sketch.
Your changes have been saved

Classic Poetry

All Audio

Popular "Classic Poetry" Playlists

From Shakespeare to Yeats to Neruda, poets have been writing about love ever since that funny feeling started bubbling up. We've curated a list of 12 poems you can that will take you on a journey through the many forms of love, from the erotic to the unrequited. You'll also find a full episode from VS, a podcast where poets confront ideas that inspire them. Hear from The Poetry Foundation's president Camonghne Felix as she discusses--what else--love and romance.
Share
Poetry expresses emotion and dogs evoke emotion. Therefore, all poetry should be about dogs. Just kidding, sort of. Listen to these puppy inspired poems by poets who know the value of companionship and the meaning behind the phrase "man's best friend." At the end of this poetry list is a section from a collection of short stories from Dog Heroes of Many Lands by Sarah Noble Ives, that can be also be enjoyed by dog lovers here on Vurbl.
Share
April is National Poetry Month and Vurbl is here to help you celebrate with 10 of the best poetry readings and performances from contemporary poets. This playlist of podcasts features a gripping reading from the 23rd Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress Joy Harjo as well as various works from up and coming writers— all of which are guaranteed to inspire you to consume more poetry this month.
Share

All "Classic Poetry" Audio

Langston Hughes is one of the founders of the Harlem Renaissance and a giant of poetry. Hearing "Love Song for Lucinda" read aloud, it's no wonder that Hughes and his contemporaries were innovators of the "jazz poetry" movement. Listen in, and maybe dance a little, too!
Add to Playlist
Share
Walt Whitman is considered one of the foremost poets in American history. He wrote of nature and individualism in a way that captured the spirit of early America—a key figure of transcendentalism. Listen in as Whitman captures “a glimpse” of a love that persists despite a chaotic atmosphere.
Add to Playlist
Share
"When You Are Old" by W.B. Yeats is another classic poem that goes the distance. Though it's only a few stanzas long, this love poem looks back on a full life with all its joys and sorrows. Cozy up and listen to this poem with your better half.
Add to Playlist
Share
Add to playlist
New playlist

Embed

COPY
Embed Options
Create Playlist
Select the Station you want to upload this audio to
Station
0 / 140
0 / 2000
Playlist Icon Image:
(.jpg, .png, min size 500x500px)
Privacy
Subscribers
Your
voice
matters.
Discover & Listen to the world’s largest free collection of audio
Password reset

Enter your email address that you used to register. We'll send you an email with your username and a link to reset your password.



If you still need help, contact Vurbl Support
Password reset sent

You have been sent instructions on resetting you password to the email associated with your account. Please check your email and signing in again.


Back to Sign In
If you still need help, contact Vurbl Support
Your
voice
matters.
Discover & Listen to the world’s largest free collection of audio
Reset password

Please enter your new password below.



If you still need help, contact Vurbl Support
Your voice matters.
Discover & Listen to the world’s largest free collection of audio
Verify Email

Enter your email address that you used to register. We'll send you an email with a link to verify your email.



Cancel
Delete Profile
Are you sure? We will miss you :'(
Delete
Delete Audio
Are you sure?
Delete
Delete Playlist
Are you sure you want to delete this playlist?
Delete
Notifications Mark all as read
    You currently have no notifications