Rudyard Kipling and If

Rudyard Kipling and If

If by Rudyard Kipling If you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming it on you, If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you, But make allowance for their doubting too; If you can wait and not be tired by waiting, Or being lied about,...
Robert Frost and The Road Not Taken

Robert Frost and The Road Not Taken

Introduction Robert Frost (1874-1963), American poet, who drew his images from the New England countryside and his language from New England speech. Although Frost’s images and voice often seem familiar and old, his observations have an edge of skepticism and...
Who Are You

Who Are You

  I’m nobody! Who are you? Are you nobody, too? Then there’s a pair of us — don’t tell! They’d banish us; you know! How dreary to be somebody! How public like a frog To tell one’s name the livelong day To an admiring bog!...
What Have We Left You to Live

What Have We Left You to Live

O Rose, thou art sick. The invisible worm That flies in the night In the howling storm Has found our thy bed Of crimson joy, And his dark secret love Does thy life destroy. William Blake - The Sick Rose What Have We Left You to Live O Rose thou art sick! O nature thou...

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