Kipling on the Press

Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) – poet, short-story writer, and novelist – was also a journalist and editor. When he became famous, his fellow journalists constantly badgered him. His recently rediscovered poem “The Press,” written in 1899, perfectly describes the sort of journalism often … Continue reading

“Shedding the world like a feather from the tip of a tilted wing…” (Wanderlust 3)

The title of this post comes from “Silver Ships,” whose author, Mildred Plew Meigs, lived 1892-1944. Since the copyright status isn’t clear, I won’t paste the poem here: instead, I’m sending you off to the website of the 100th Bomb Group Foundation, … Continue reading