Truth

 C.S. Lewis: “Even in literature and art, no man who bothers about originality will ever be original:whereas if you simply try to tell the truth (without caring twopence how often it has been told before) you will, nine times out of ten become original without ever having noticed it.”  

Rain

Rain by Robert Louis Stevenson  The rain is falling all around, It falls on field and tree, It rains on the umbrellas here, And on the ships at sea. This poem (written for children) beautifully exhibits the impulse to treat children as humans with experiences that are universal to mankind.  The rain described here seems […]