The Charge of the Light Brigade

The famous short poem “The Charge of the Light Brigade” by Lord Alfred Tennyson. Amazon/Audible • iTunes • Not a member of Audible? Click here.

Metamorphosis

Franz Kafka was one of the first and greatest masters of dystopian literature. In his bleak world view, man is presented as helpless and ineffectual, his destiny determined by distant, obscure and essentially unfriendly agencies. In none of his works is this savage and unreasoning enslavement presented more vividly than in Metamorphosis, a novella in…

The Men of the Forty Mile

Sometimes a man’s pride paints them into a corner. The men of Forty Mile watch as two of their own are set to duel, each feeling they have suffered at the hands of the other. Malamute Kid hates to see them kill each other, he wasn’t even sure they really wanted to, but perhaps he…

The Walrus and the Carpenter

Tweedle Dee and brother Dum recited a bit of Wonderlandic poetry. Nonsensical? Yes, but this is a brilliant sample of the world in which Alice found herself. If there is a moral to this delightful poem it may be that it is not wise to be an oyster. On second thought, perhaps there is no…

The Book of Proverbs

Perhaps the second most read book of the Bible, you will no doubt listen more than once to the Book of Proverbs masterfully narrated by Glenn Hascall. Amazon/Audible • iTunes • Not a member of Audible? Click here.

Saint Francis of Assisi

This short biographical story provides some of the rich stories surrounding the life of the revered Saint Francis of Assisi. From childhood to his deathbed, this story follows the decisions of Francis at various stages of his remarkable life. From an audience with the Pope to an audience with a sultan, Francis was always grounded…

One John, Two John, Three John, Jude

The epistles of John deal with what it means to be a Christian and how Christianity should be lived out in the lives of those who believe, and it encourages those who support the faith. Jude encourages believers to stand firm. Listeners will enjoy encouragement directly from scriptures. Amazon/Audible • iTunes • Not a member…

Annabel Lee

This is a beloved poem that feature young love brought low by an early death. Love stands even in death. Love grounds the author when others wish him to move on. This is a poem that shows passion for the one you love can be more than any temporary feeling. Amazon/Audible • iTunes • Not…

The Ugly Duckling

The Ugly Duckling, narrated by Glenn Hascall and written by Hans Christian Anderson, is indeed an inspiration to those of us who believe we were born ugly or less talented than our peers. Barnyard abuse, verbal abuse, or bullying: it’s all pretty much the same. This classic piece by Hans Christian Anderson has delighted children…