Tag Archives: Children

O Dreams, O Destinations: C Day Lewis

Children look down upon the morning-grey Tissue of mist that veils a valley’s lap: Their fingers itch to tear it and unwrap The flags, the roundabouts, the gala day. They watch the spring rise inexhaustibly— A breathing thread out of … Continue reading

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Beware of the Children: Bagdhivi

Look ye to the children; look and behold. They grow tall and strong and hunt the tiger with greater cunning and stronger sinews than you. They shall save the flocks better than you. Ye are old and infirm. Look to … Continue reading

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Child Management

There are three ways to get something done: do it yourself, employ someone or forbid your children to do it. Monta Crane The illustration is a Victorian lithograph of 1885 depicting a mother rebuking her son for beheading his sister’s doll. … Continue reading

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