"The Stars in Their Courses" by John Freeman [1880 - 1929] was published in Poems of the Great War in 1914 on behalf of The Prince of Wales’ national Relief Fund.
Public Domain (P)2014 Phillip J Mather
Abstract War Poem.
I liked the overall language, but I prefer less abstract poems, more direct poems. Yes, I would be willing to read more of his poems (or listen to them).
The narration was superb, better than the poem itself, I found. Mather has a uniquely deep voice and this adds to the atmosphere created by this poem and other war poems which Mather has narrated (also on audible).
It is but 5 minutes long, so there was no difficulty listening to it in one sitting.
Not the best of the war poems Mr. Mather has read on audible, but still worth a listen.
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