suzanne whitby: walk the tortoise
A (very occasional) podcast featuring poetry, prose and whatelse else inspires me as I walk the tortoise.
Speaking: The Hero
I get rather cross about conflict and wars. This wonderful poem by Felix Pollak spoke to me.
The Blind Man and the Elephant
As we Walk the Tortoise today, let’s think about John Godfrey Saxe’s poem. What does an elephant look like to YOU?
The words in this beautiful text always make me feel hopeful. Just right for a pause to Walk the Tortoise!
Rudyard Kipling’s “If”
As we Walk the Tortoise today, let’s enjoy the stoic words of Rudyard Kipling.
O Henry’s “A Strange Story”
As we Walk the Tortoise today, let’s ponder O. Henry’s “A Strange Story”. Short, strange, and perfect for a quick pause!
Hokusai says… Don’t be afraid (with thanks to Roger Keyes)
Roger Keyes kindly gave me permission to record and share he wonderful poem, “Hokusai Says”, and I am grateful. It’s a great fit for the Walk the Tortoise podcast!