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The Indian Corn Planter

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LibriVox volunteers bring you 13 recordings of The Indian Corn Planter by E. Pauline Johnson. This was the Weekly Poetry project for April 29, 2012.

[i]"But in the writings of one poet alone I came upon a new note—the note of the Red Man's Canada. This was the poet that most interested me—Pauline Johnson. I quoted her lovely canoe song "In the Shadows," which will be found in this volume. I at once sat down and wrote a long article, which could have been ten times as long, upon a subject so suggestive as that of Canadian poetry."[/i] (From the Introduction to Flint and Feather, Collected Verse BY E. Pauline Johnson; written by Theodore Watts-Dunton, The Pines, Putney Hill. 20th August, 1913.

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