Posts Tagged Jack London

Things Certain

As it will be in the future, it was at the birth of Man

There are only four things certain since Social Progress began.

That the Dog returns to his Vomit and the Sow returns to her Mire,

And the burnt Fool’s bandaged finger goes wabbling back to the Fire;

from The Gods of the Copybook Headings ~ Rudyard Kipling

 

The following poem was inspired by Jack London’s short story, The Law of Life. As I read it, I could not help but draw a parallel between the death of the old indian, Koskoosh, to the state of—possibly the dying of—our country. Read the rest of this entry »

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Twenty Eyes (Includes Audio version!)

dVerse Poets Pub is celebrating their one year anniversary this week, and I am pleased to participate. I’ve been reading a lot of Jack London lately, and this poem was inspired by one of his works. I made an audio of this one, and finally figured out how to get it on the blog! Check it out by clicking on the soundcloud link below the poem! Read the rest of this entry »

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