Rudyard Kipling (30 December 1865 – 18 January 1936 / Bombay)
Poems of Rudyard Kipling
|62.||Buddha at Kamakura||12/31/2002|
|64.||By the Hoof of the Wild Goat||1/3/2003|
|65.||By Word of Mouth||1/3/2003|
|66.||Cain and Abel||1/3/2003|
|69.||Certain Maxims of Hafiz||1/3/2003|
|72.||Christmas in India||1/3/2003|
|73.||Cities and Thrones and Powers||1/3/2003|
The People of the Eastern Ice, they are melting like the snow--
They beg for coffee and sugar; they go where the white men go.
The People of the Western Ice, they learn to steal and fight;
They sell their furs to the trading-post; they sell their souls to
The People of the Southern Ice, they trade with the whaler's
Their women have many ribbons, but their tents are torn and few.
But the People of the Elder Ice, beyond the white man's ken--