Rudyard Kipling

(30 December 1865 – 18 January 1936 / Bombay)

In Error

Poem by Rudyard Kipling

They burnt a corpse upon the sand--
The light shone out afar;
It guided home the plunging dhows
That beat from Zanzibar.
Spirit of Fire, where'er Thy altars rise,
Thou art the Light of Guidance to our eyes!


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  • Abhijit mulik (9/20/2018 4:25:00 AM)

    Nice poem............(Report)Reply

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  • Subhas Chandra ChakraSubhas Chandra Chakra (10/3/2017 1:15:00 PM)

    The light shone out afar;
    It guided home the plunging dhows
    Beautiful poem, thanks poet.(Report)Reply

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  • M Sagnik DasM Sagnik Das (5/21/2017 11:44:00 AM)

    nice poem...................(Report)Reply

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  • Tapan M. SarenTapan M. Saren (4/21/2017 12:03:00 PM)

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003