Tag Archives: Kipling

July 2020: The Garden, Sort Of… #poem #poetry #garden

Tomorrow I will be announcing something about my poetry dilemma but before then here are some pictures from the July garden. At the end, after the customary piccy of Dog, there’s a poem, based on another famous poem, this time … Continue reading

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It’s Magical #poem #poetry #kipling #thewaythroughthewoods

Another go at one of the BBC’s top one hundred poems in English, this one based on The Way Through The Woods by Rudyard Kipling which came in at no. 48. It was one of my father’s all time favourites … Continue reading

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If (Or When The Truth Finally Dawns) #poems #poetry

I’ve given a bit of thought to how I might adapt the Nation’s favourite poem, If by Rudyard Kipling. After all it is famous across many fields and while some see it as a rather Imperialistic verse it’s always been a … Continue reading

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When is a hole not a hole?

When it’s a pond. Previously on this channel I brought to you the saga of pond creation Chez Le Pard – Dun Lawyerin’ – and I left things on an upbeat note. The hole was dug, the rogue rainwater removed … Continue reading

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