Knights of the Pain Table

A Camelot for Sufferers of Chronic Pain

Sweet Warrior, When Shall I Have Peace with You?

| June 8, 2010

Sweet Warrior SWEET warrior when shall I have peace with you? High time it is, this war now ended were: Which I no longer can endure to sue, Nor your incessant battery more to bear: So weak my powers, so sore my wounds appear, That wonder is how I should live a jot, Seeing my […]

Solitude by Ella Wheeler Wilcox

| May 23, 2010

Dear Knights, O, dost thou look about and see not one soul to stand by thee?  Trembling thou stands in the armour of bravery.   Paine and Despair have spread their vast wings to cover thy gate so that others may not appear.  Where once was company and laughter, thou now hearest isolation and fear. Solitude […]

Rudyard Kipling doth write A Charm – Every Man a King Indeed

| January 15, 2010

A Charm Take of English earth as much As either hand may rightly clutch. In the taking of it breathe Prayer for all who lie beneath. Not the great nor well-bespoke, But the mere uncounted folk Of whose life and death is none Report or lamentation. Lay that earth upon thy heart, And thy sickness […]