O Captain! My Captain!

Walt WHITMAN (1819 - 1892)

In honor of President’s Day, LibriVox brings you thirteen versions of O Captain! My Captain! by Walt Whitman. This classic poem was written by Whitman following the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. It appears in Leaves of Grass, Whitman’s masterpiece of a poetry collection and is considered by many to be one of his greatest poems. This was the LibriVox Weekly Poetry Project for the week of February 19th, 2006.
(Summary by Annie Coleman)

Genre(s): Poetry

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Version 01 Annie Coleman Rothenberg
00:02:06
Play 02 Version 02 Chip
00:01:57
Play 03 Version 03 Fox in the Stars
00:01:49
Play 04 Version 04 Ted McElroy
00:01:53
Play 05 Version 05 Martin Clifton
00:01:27
Play 06 Version 06 Marian Brown
00:01:46
Play 07 Version 07 Marlo Dianne
00:02:23
Play 08 Version 08 Mark Griggs
00:01:40
Play 09 Version 09 Robert Garrison
00:02:11
Play 10 Version 10 Mark Bradford
00:01:48
Play 11 Version 11 Stefan Schmelz
00:01:51
Play 12 Version 12 00:01:47
Play 13 Version 13 Tracy Hall
00:01:29