BB: Short Poems, sonnets 1-17 Complete

28 Feb
Artwork - Leigh Macrae

Artwork – Leigh Macrae

A special treat today for those who like their poetry commentary-free: we’ve gathered up the first 17 sonnets together into one recording. If you haven’t had a chance to listen to these sonnets in order, here’s your chance!

Listen to Shakespeare’s first 17 sonnets – here

Download the podcast.

For further discussion of the sonnets, visit past podcasts/blog posts below:

Sonnets 1-5

Sonnets 6-11

Sonnets 12-17

Next week: back to our regularly scheduled program when we start one of Shakespeare’s most famous plays.

But you’ll have to tune in to find out which one!

artwork - Leigh McRae

Artwork – Leigh Macrae

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One Response to “BB: Short Poems, sonnets 1-17 Complete”


  1. BB: Short Poems, Sonnets 18-23 | The Bard Brawl - July 15, 2013

    […] remember that sonnets 1-17 were the so-called Procreation sonnets because they were trying to convince a young man to have […]

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