Artist: The Poetica podcast
Ben Whishaw reading poems about the sea. I am drowning.
‘One Day I wrote her name upon the strand’ by Edmund Spenser
‘Ode To The Sea’ (extract) by Pablo Neruda
‘Dover Beach’ by Matthew Arnold
‘The Inspector of Tides’ by Michael Dransfield
‘Annabel Lee’ by Edgar Allan Poe
‘Love sonnet LXXVIII’ by Pablo Neruda
(From the Poetica podcast, “Tides.”)
Artist: Read by Ben Whishaw
Ben Whishaw reading “Annabel Lee” by Edgar Allan Poe. I’ve never heard the strange, tender, spooky heart of it quite so clearly.
(My audio edit from the Poetica podcast, “Tides.”)