Supernatural Sonnets of John Donne Retold by Warlock Vorobok

Written by Joe Armstrong, Content Specialist, Marketing, Downtown Main Library

Spurned love is the subject of many famous Shakespeare works, written in vivid prose and imagery. Another English poet at the time, John Donne expressed the tragedy of heartbreak in a more supernatural manner. With witches and ghosts abounding in spooky sonnets, listen closely as CHPL’s Warlock Vorobok reads two of Donne’s most chilling poems, The Apparition and Witchcraft by a Picture.

The Complete Poetry and Selected Prose of John Donne

Share Your Tales – Supernatural or Not – at the Library

If you seek to add your shiver-inducing tales to Warlock Vorobok’s, or create a podcast back in this dimension, the Library’s Audio Recording Station at the Downtown Main Library’s MakerSpace is where you can share your story. Available for free with your library card, the Audio Recording Station contains everything you need to create a professional-grade podcast in one place, with Library staff available to assist if you have any questions.

Reserve the Audio Recording Station for up to 120 minutes on our website, opens a new window and start recording!

Photo of the outside of the audio recording booth featuring names of popular Cincinnati bands.Subscribe, opens a new window wherever you get your podcasts as Warlock Vorobok sends his voice calling out to the void with a new episode each month.