Rudyard Kipling Ode Poems

1.
Recessional (A Victorian Ode)

God of our fathers, known of old --
Lord of our far-flung battle line --
Beneath whose awful hand we hold
Dominion over palm and pine --
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2.
The Last Ode

Nov. 27, 8 B.C. Horace, BK. V. Ode 31


As watchers couched beneath a Bantine oak,
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