Wed, 23 December 2009
Wed, Dec 23 2009
Mister Ron's Basement #1539
We are continuing with pieces that are (sort of) about Christmas this week.
Today's poem has been reprinted ad infinitum over the last century, and been read online a considerable number of times (Librivox has at least one nice version). Up until now, virtually all of the reprints and readings have been credited to a writer named 'John Challing' whom we have discovered was a nom de plume for world-famous poet James Whitcomb Riley.
Here then, from 1905, is the delightful 'A Rhyme for Christmas.'
Time: approx four and a half minutes
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