All Our Pomp of Yesterday
This week’s choice is “Recessional” which was written by Rudyard Kipling for Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee and it marks the coronation of King Charles III last weekend.
Shoal! ‘Ware Shoal!
This week’s choice is “The Bell Buoy” by Rudyard Kipling which I have chosen because I like his poetry and felt like indulging myself.
Two Strong Men
This week’s choice is “The Ballad of East and West” by Rudyard Kipling, a poem which has been frequently misquoted.
Paying the Dane-geld
This week’s choice is “Dane-geld” by Rudyard Kipling: a warning against submitting to the demands of villainous blackmailers.
Because Our Fathers Lied
This week’s selection of poems by Rudyard Kipling marks Remembrance Day.
A Little Learning
This week’s poems celebrate the work of teachers, who instruct us in the traditional subjects starting with reading, writing and arithmetic and progressing to advanced physics, music, languages and humanities.