Daily Archives: May 24, 2016

The New Knighthood – Rudyard Kipling

Who gives him the Bath? “I,” said the wet, Rank-Jungle-sweat, “I’ll give him the Bath!”  Who’ll sing the psalms? “We,” said the Palms. “Ere the hot wind becalms, “We’ll sing the psalms.” Who lays on the sword ? “I,” said … Continue reading

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The Naulakha – Rudyard Kipling

There was a strife ‘twixt man and maid–  Oh, that was at the birth of time!  But what befell ‘twixt man and maid,  Oh, that’s beyond the grip of rhyme.  ‘Twas “Sweet, I must not bide with you,”  And, “Love, … Continue reading

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