“The Listeners,” by de La Mare

This poem has always stuck in my mind because of the brilliant way de La Mare leaves the beginning of the story to the imagination. "The Listeners," by Walter de La Mare, 1912…

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Poetry from Samantha Reynolds (BentLily.com)

My taste in poetry runs to the old and traditional, but I've found a modern poet whose work I enjoy so much that I'm making my way through her website at the rate of…

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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,"…

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