Posts tagged ‘poetry’

Wattle and Daub

Reaching for Yeats When times are uncertain we often reach for things that bring us solace. It may be listening to jazz or opera, reading an…

Stressed Unstressed

I have always loved Rudyard Kipling’s uplifting poem ‘If’ – it’s too long to repeat here, but easily available. Just a few lines …   “If…

Therapeutic poetry

In the noijam tradition of  “What are you reading”, I have just read The Nation’s Favourite Comic Poems (1998) edited by Griff Rhys Jones, BBC. What a…