Tag: literature

If…by Rudyard Kipling

  Listening to Jocko Podcast #140 and he and Echo Charles are going over this classic poem. If you’ve never read or heard it, do so now. If you can keep your head when all about you  Are losing theirs and blaming it on…

VI. Ashen Work….

Through the lives of boy and man self and soul distort and tear. My youthful eyes saw only ‘world’ and so glistened with the pride of kings. A little lord, I bent to rest but dropped instead my golden crown, Brought to knees I…

V. The Story of Iron John…

The societies, religions, and histories of mankind are abound with myths and stories ranging from the fantastical tales of Tolkien to the folklore of the Brothers Grimm. Across space and time they make themselves eternally known, from ancient Mesopotamia’s ‘Gilgamesh’ to the latest box-office…

II. Lost Souls…

A knock on the door, Death stared in. Offered him drink; whiskey and wine, He knew of the past yet to the future; blind. -Shiji Ren