Rudyard Kipling

(30 December 1865 – 18 January 1936 / Bombay)

How the Rhinoceros got His Skin


This Uninhabited Island
Is near Cape Gardafui;
But it's hot--too hot--of Suez
For the likes of you and me
Ever to go in a P. & O.
To call on the Cake Parsee.

Submitted: Friday, January 03, 2003

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