Kevin F. Montague | Jaberwocky (Version 2)

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Jaberwocky (Version 2)

by Kevin F. Montague

SINGLE: Eight Track multi-mix reading (Version 2) of the famed Lewis Carrol poem; The Jaberwocky. All vocal. This poem is in the public domain.
Genre: Spoken Word: Poetry
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One of my favorite poems was Lewis Caroll's "The Jaberwocky". My mother use to read this poem to us when we were children. I always loved her delivery when she read it to us. I did my best to mix her delivery and my own thoughts to how this poem should be delivered in this multi-mix recording, as I read the old poem, which is in the public domain these days. For those of you who love poetry and who loved the work of Lewis Carroll, I hope you will show your approval by making purchases of this work off my artist page to help support me.

My original version was done back in 1981, which is available on my artist web page on CDbaby. I re-did the mix, which has superior recording quality a few years ago in 2009. Both versions are good, but different in their delivery. You decide which one you like the best or better still, just purchase both and enjoy as you see fit!

Reading Version 2 (2009)
'Twas brillig, and the slithy toves
Did gyre and gimble in the wabe;
All mimsy were the borogoves,
And the mome raths outgrabe.

"Beware the Jaberwock, my son
The jaws that bite, the claws that catch!
Beware the Jubjub bird, and shun
The frumious Bandersnatch!"

He took his vorpal swoard in hand;
Long time the manxome foe he sought---
So rested he by the Tumtum tree
And stood a while in thought.

And, as in uffish thought he stood,
The Jaberwock, with eyes of flame,
Came whiffling through the tulgey wood,
And burbled as it came!

One, two! One, two! And through and through
The vorpal blade went snicker-snack!
He left it dead, and with its head
He went galumphing back.

"And hast thou slain the Jaberwock?
Come to my arms, my beamish boy!
O frabjous day! Callooh! Callay!"
He chortled in his joy.

'Twas brillig, and the slithy toves
Did gyre and gimble in the wabe;
All mimsy were the borogoves,
And the mome raths outgrabe.

© Kevin F. Montague - Bluefire Music Enterprises 2009 - All Rights Reserved
Poem © Lewis Caroll in the public domain - All Rights Open



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