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You can listen to T.S.Eliot reading his Epiphany poem The Journey of the Magi https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BCVnuEWXQcg –  from a poor recording.

Or you can listen to Jeremy Irons on BBC radio on new Year’s Day http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b086l9pb or

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KBg_aYvp5GU  – beautifully read by Martin Harris

Ann Chen reads Chesterton’s The Wise Men

http://ia600209.us.archive.org/2/items/poems_1102_librivox/poems_19_chesterton_64kb.mp3

 

Epiphany

Epiphany

THE WISE MEN     –     G.K. Chesterton

Step softly, under snow or rain,

To find the place where men can pray;

The way is all so very plain

That we may lose the way

.Oh, we have learnt to peer and pore

On tortured puzzles from our youth,

We know all the labyrinthine lore,We are the three wise men of yore,

And we know all things but truth.

We have gone round and round the hill

And lost the wood among the trees,

And learnt long names for every ill,

And serve the made gods, naming…

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