“Go stalk the red deer”

(notes edited by John McGivering)

Publication

Published in Plain Tales from the Hills as a heading to “Pig” page 222. Also collected in Inclusive Verse, Definitive Verse and The Works of Rudyard Kipling (Wordsworth Poerty Library).

The poem

The poem expresses the theme of the story in which a man wreaks protracted revenge on a colleague who had sold him a particularly dreadful horse, and laughed about it afterwards.

 

[J.McG.]

©John McGivering 2020 All rights reserved