Rudyard Kipling

(30 December 1865 – 18 January 1936 / Bombay)

Tod's Amendment - Poem by Rudyard Kipling

The World hath set its heavy yoke
Upon the old white-bearded folk
Who strive to please the King.
God's mercy is upon the young,
God's wisdom in the baby tongue
That fears not anything.

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003

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