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Rudyard Kipling

(30 December 1865 – 18 January 1936 / Bombay)

How It All Began


So we settled it all when the storm was done
As comfy as comfy could be;
And I was to wait in the barn, my dears,
Because I was only three.
And Teddy would run to the rainbow's foot
Because he was five and a man--
And that's how it all began, my dears,
And that's how it all began!

Submitted: Friday, January 03, 2003

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