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Imperfect Reading

Imperfect Reading

By S. T. Fleming
An imperfect reading of important texts.
Yes, imperfect.
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The Raven by Edgar Allen Poe
Follow along with the text at https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/48860/the-raven The background music, Moonlight Sonata by Beethoven, has been released into the public domain by its author, musopen.com. This applies worldwide.
08:34
October 12, 2021
Prayer of St. Francis
The Prayer of St. Francis, most likely not written by St. Francis, continues to be a beautiful expression of Franciscan spirituality.
00:52
October 4, 2021
The Cremation of Sam McGee by Robert Service
An imperfect reading of The Cremation of Sam McGee by Robert Service, published in 1907. Follow along at The Poetry Foundation.
05:28
September 29, 2021
Federigo's Falcon
Often paired with The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry, Federigo's Falcon, written in 1353, tells an ironic tale of love and generosity.  You can follow along at https://americanliterature.com/author/giovanni-boccaccio/short-story/federigos-falcon 
14:04
August 25, 2021
The Little Match Girl
An imperfect reading of The Little Match Girl by Hans Christian Anderson. You can follow along here: https://www.gutenberg.org/files/1597/1597-h/1597-h.htm#link2H_4_0015
06:59
December 31, 2020
A Visit from St. Nicholas
An imperfect reading of A Visit from St. Nicholas by Clement C. Moore. You can follow along here: https://poets.org/poem/visit-st-nicholas
03:27
December 23, 2020
The Gift of the Magi
An imperfect reading of The Gift of the Magi, written by O. Henry. You can follow along here: http://www.gutenberg.org/files/7256/7256-h/7256-h.htm
13:21
December 16, 2020
Desiderata
An imperfect reading of Desiderata by Max. Ehrmann. You can follow along at http://www.gutenberg.us/articles/Desiderata
02:36
November 24, 2020
The Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe
An imperfect reading of The Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allen Poe. You can follow along here: https://www.gutenberg.org/files/2148/2148-h/2148-h.htm#chap2.20
15:27
November 11, 2020
The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran (Final Part 8: On Death and The Farewell)
An imperfect reading of The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran. You can follow along here: https://www.gutenberg.org/files/58585/58585-h/58585-h.htm
16:36
November 6, 2020
The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran (Part 7: On Prayer, Pleasure, Beauty, Religion)
An imperfect reading of The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran. You can follow along here: https://www.gutenberg.org/files/58585/58585-h/58585-h.htm
11:22
November 6, 2020
The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran (Part 6: On Friendship, Talking, Time, Good and Evil)
An imperfect reading of The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran. You can follow along here: https://www.gutenberg.org/files/58585/58585-h/58585-h.htm
07:47
November 4, 2020
The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran (Part 5: On Reason and Passion, Pain, Self-Knowledge, Teaching)
An imperfect reading of The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran. You can follow along here: https://www.gutenberg.org/files/58585/58585-h/58585-h.htm
06:29
November 3, 2020
The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran (Part 4: On Crime and Punishment, Laws, Freedom)
An imperfect reading of The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran. You can follow along here: https://www.gutenberg.org/files/58585/58585-h/58585-h.htm
10:27
November 2, 2020
The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran (Part 3: On Joy and Sorrow, Houses, Clothes, Buying and Selling)
An imperfect reading of The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran. You can follow along here: https://www.gutenberg.org/files/58585/58585-h/58585-h.htm
08:07
October 30, 2020
The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran (Part 2: On Giving, Eating and Drinking, Work)
An imperfect reading of The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran. You can follow along here: https://www.gutenberg.org/files/58585/58585-h/58585-h.htm
08:55
October 29, 2020
The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran (Part 1: On Love, Marriage, Family)
An imperfect reading of The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran. You can follow along here: https://www.gutenberg.org/files/58585/58585-h/58585-h.htm
12:54
October 28, 2020
An Explanation of Imperfect Reading
A quick explanation of this podcast.
00:55
October 16, 2020
Fratelli Tutti: Chapter 8 (the last chapter of the encyclical)
An imperfect reading of Fratelli Tutti, encyclical Letter of Pope Francis on fraternity and social friendship. You can follow along here: http://www.vatican.va/content/francesco/en/encyclicals/documents/papa-francesco_20201003_enciclica-fratelli-tutti.html This episode is the final chapter of the encyclical.
19:16
October 15, 2020
Fratelli Tutti: Chapter 7
An imperfect reading of Fratelli Tutti, encyclical Letter of Pope Francis on fraternity and social friendship. You can follow along here: http://www.vatican.va/content/francesco/en/encyclicals/documents/papa-francesco_20201003_enciclica-fratelli-tutti.html The following episodes will contain the rest of the encyclical.
40:13
October 14, 2020
Fratelli Tutti: Chapter 6
An imperfect reading of Fratelli Tutti, encyclical Letter of Pope Francis on fraternity and social friendship. You can follow along here: http://www.vatican.va/content/francesco/en/encyclicals/documents/papa-francesco_20201003_enciclica-fratelli-tutti.html The following episodes will contain the rest of the encyclical.
22:41
October 13, 2020
Fratelli Tutti: Chapter 5
An imperfect reading of Fratelli Tutti, encyclical Letter of Pope Francis on fraternity and social friendship.   You can follow along here: http://www.vatican.va/content/francesco/en/encyclicals/documents/papa-francesco_20201003_enciclica-fratelli-tutti.html The following episodes will contain the rest of the encyclical.
39:14
October 12, 2020
Fratelli Tutti: Chapter 4
An imperfect reading of Fratelli Tutti, encyclical Letter of Pope Francis on fraternity and social friendship.  You can follow along here: http://www.vatican.va/content/francesco/en/encyclicals/documents/papa-francesco_20201003_enciclica-fratelli-tutti.html The following episodes will contain the rest of the encyclical.
21:52
October 11, 2020
Fratelli Tutti: Chapter 3
An imperfect reading of Fratelli Tutti, encyclical Letter of Pope Francis on fraternity and social friendship.  You can follow along here: http://www.vatican.va/content/francesco/en/encyclicals/documents/papa-francesco_20201003_enciclica-fratelli-tutti.html The following episodes will contain the rest of the encyclical.
31:41
October 10, 2020
Fratelli Tutti: Chapter 2
An imperfect reading of Fratelli Tutti, encyclical Letter of Pope Francis on fraternity and social friendship.  You can follow along here: http://www.vatican.va/content/francesco/en/encyclicals/documents/papa-francesco_20201003_enciclica-fratelli-tutti.html The following episodes will contain the rest of the encyclical.
26:45
October 9, 2020
Fratelli Tutti: Chapter 1
An imperfect reading of Fratelli Tutti, encyclical Letter of Pope Francis on fraternity and social friendship.  You can follow along here: http://www.vatican.va/content/francesco/en/encyclicals/documents/papa-francesco_20201003_enciclica-fratelli-tutti.html The following episodes will contain the rest of the encyclical.
38:25
October 8, 2020
Fratelli Tutti: Introduction
An imperfect reading of Fratelli Tutti, encyclical Letter of Pope Francis on fraternity and social friendship.  You can follow along here: http://www.vatican.va/content/francesco/en/encyclicals/documents/papa-francesco_20201003_enciclica-fratelli-tutti.html The following episodes will contain the rest of the encyclical.
07:20
October 8, 2020