Comforting, Funny, Epic, and Passionate
Edgar Lee Masters, Devereaux Baker, Robert Frost, Charlotte Mew,
Patricia Karch, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Dorothy Parker, Lord Byron,
Robert Service, Amy Lowell, Susan Maeder, C. L. Babcock,
Robert Burns, Alfred Noyes, and Walt Whitman.
Read for you by
Linda Pack, Kate Magruder, and Nichole Phillips Rakes
Special Thanks to Michael Ducharme for his expert and kind assistance.
Gracious permission to use special material was granted by
Devereaux Baker, Patricia Karch, Susan Maeder, and C. L. Babcock.
Tales of Cats and Dogs
Poems, memoirs, and short stories
about Our Best Friends, featuring
Rudyard Kipling’s The Cat That Walked By Himself and
Memoirs of Yellow Dog, by O.Henry
Excerpts from EVE'S DIARY,
(with interpolated extracts from ADAM’S DIARY)
BY MARK TWAIN
Originally published in Harper’s Magazine, Christmas 1905,
it is widely believed that this piece is Twain’s tribute to his late, beloved wife,
Olivia Langdon Clemons.