Rudyard Kipling (30 December 1865 – 18 January 1936 / Bombay)
A Dead Statesman
I could not dig; I dared not rob:
Therefore I lied to please the mob.
Now all my lies are proved untrue
And I must face the men I slew.
What tale shall serve me here among
Mine angry and defrauded young?
Rudyard Kipling's Other Poems
- A Ballad of Burial
- A Ballade of Jakko Hill
- A Bank Fraud
- A Boy Scouts' Patrol Song
- A British-Roman Song
- A Carol
- A Charm
- A Child's Garden
- A Code of Morals
- A Counting-Out Song
- A Dead Statesman
- A Death-Bed
- A Dedication
- A Dedication to Soldiers Three
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