Rhonda:

Today marks a repost of 5 sonnets I wrote for this gifted young lady.  Talented.  Capricious.  Prone to hope and despair.

I also updated my tag links so that the following will point to most every post relevant to her in one way or another:

https://davidemeron.com/tag/lady-day

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Today I tried something new…

…and checked something off my long, long, long list.  I have wanted to write some kind of series or epic based on Rudyard Kipling’s “The Gods of the Copybook Headings.”  This was a prophetic piece much neglected, partly because hardly anyone now alive knows what a copybook is. Continue reading

Today I tried something new…

…and checked something off my long, long, long list. I have wanted to write some kind of series or epic based on Rudyard Kipling’s “The Gods of the Copybook Headings.” This was a prophetic piece much neglected, partly because hardly anyone now alive knows what a copybook is–or was–thanks, in large part, to the widespread implementation of marxist education theory in government schools, and in fact, in most other schools as well. Continue reading