Loading

Literature

Tag

I love this poem by Elizabeth Craven. I read “I thank thee, God, that I have lived” at my grandfather’s funeral.

Read More

I love the verse that Robert Louis Stevenson set down for himself, 14 years prior to his eventual death, to be engraved upon his headstone. It manages to say so much with so little pomp, and so few words.

Read More

An old favourite of mine, although it does rather aggrandise the war. It is the product of an unfortunate time and my interest in it lies not with the glorification of a bloody massacre, but with the inequality that it speaks of and the author’s keen sense of helplessness….

Read More