Flooded streets Begin the rebirthing of a lost society With silent intensity, As night skies give Clear guidance to The lost traveler. He laughs at the thought of deception. For it reveals more than it hides. The truth is always better told through lies. A traveler always knows Where he is … Read More →
The Gods of the Copybook Headings is a poem published by Rudyard Kipling in 1919, containing “age-old, unfashionable wisdom” that he saw as having been forgotten by society and replaced by “habits of wishful thinking.
The “copybook headings” to which the title refers were proverbs, extolling virtues such as honesty or fair dealing that were printed at the top of the pages of 19th-century British students’ special notebook pages, called … Read More →