Rudyard Kipling

(30 December 1865 – 18 January 1936 / Bombay)

The Bronckhurst Divorce Case


In the daytime, when she moved about me,
In the night, when she was sleeping at my side, --
I was wearied, I was wearied of her presence.
Day by day and night by night I grew to hate her --
Would God that she or I had died!

Submitted: Friday, January 03, 2003

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