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To The City Of Bombay - Poem by Rudyard Kipling

The Cities are full of pride,
Challenging each to each --
This from her mountain-side,
That from her burthened beach.

They count their ships full tale --
Their corn and oil and wine,
Derrick and loom and bale,
And rampart's gun-flecked line;
City by City they hail:
"Hast aught to match with mine?"

And the men that breed from them
They traffic up and down,
But cling to their cities' hem
As a child to their mother's gown.

When they talk with the stranger bands,
Dazed and newly alone;
When they walk in the stranger lands,
By roaring streets unknown;
Blessing her where she stands
For strength above their own.

(On high to hold her fame
That stands all fame beyond,
By oath to back the same,
Most faithful-foolish-fond;
Making her mere-breathed name
Their bond upon their bond.)

So thank I God my birth
Fell not in isles aside --
Waste headlands of the earth,
Or warring tribes untried --
But that she lent me worth
And gave me right to pride.

Surely in toil or fray
Under an alien sky,
Comfort it is to say:
"Of no mean city am I!"

(Neither by service nor fee
Come I to mine estate --
Mother of Cities to me,
For I was born in her gate,
Between the palms and the sea,
Where the world-end steamers wait.)

Now for this debt I owe,
And for her far-borne cheer
Must I make haste and go
With tribute to her pier.

And she shall touch and remit
After the use of kings
(Orderly, ancient, fit)
My deep-sea plunderings,
And purchase in all lands.
And this we do for a sign
Her power is over mine,
And mine I hold at her hands!


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Poems About City

  1. 51. To The City Of Bombay , Rudyard Kipling
  2. 52. City Streets , ivor or ivor.e hogg
  3. 53. Las Vegas, Las Vegas, The City Of The Un.. , Dan Jordan
  4. 54. City Of Light , Scarlett Treat
  5. 55. A Map Of The City , Thom Gunn
  6. 56. To The City Of London , William Dunbar
  7. 57. The Burning Of The Steamer City Of Montr.. , William Topaz McGonagall
  8. 58. A Brook In The City , john tiong chunghoo
  9. 59. ! ! Winter In The City , Michael Shepherd
  10. 60. City Gent , Craig Raine
  11. 61. The City Of Golf , Robert Fuller Murray
  12. 62. I Still Love The City, But The City Does.. , Alex Gomez
  13. 63. Shitty Kitty City , Wild Bill Balding
  14. 64. City Of Music , (kc) ripper
  15. 65. Asbo City-Fun , Lisa Cresswell Wilkinson
  16. 66. Night In The City , Ellis Parker Butler
  17. 67. Wet City Night , Arthur Seymour John Tessimond
  18. 68. A City Remembered , Vernon Scannell
  19. 69. Overheard Through The Walls Of The Invis.. , Frank Bidart
  20. 70. In A City Garden , Trumbull Stickney
  21. 71. [01] City-Bus , Ashraful Musaddeq
  22. 72. The City Of Sleep , Rudyard Kipling
  23. 73. (harichandran) 10 Left The City Ayodhya.. , Rajaram Ramachandran
  24. 74. (harichandran) 12 In The City Of Kasi , Rajaram Ramachandran
  25. 75. City Roofs , Charles Hanson Towne
  26. 76. The City , Charles Hanson Towne
  27. 77. This City , Uriah Hamilton
  28. 78. My City , ross boss
  29. 79. My Beautiful City , ross boss
  30. 80. Song: Suicide City , David SmithWhite
  31. 81. City Night , farzana hossain
  32. 82. City Planning , Michael Philips
  33. 83. Spring Song In The City , William Cosmo Monkhouse
  34. 84. O City, Look The Eastward Way , Enid Derham
  35. 85. Big City Turkey Day Paper , Bill Grace
  36. 86. The Desolate City , Wilfrid Scawen Blunt
  37. 87. Barbarism In Pink City Again , Dr subhendu kar
  38. 88. The City That Never Sleeps-Is The City T.. , Michael Gale
  39. 89. Cardboard City. , Graham Jones
  40. 90. Walk This City. , John Kipling Lewis
  41. 91. Sunday Chimes In The City , Louise Imogen Guiney
  42. 92. This City Boy Loves Country , Dewey Nixon
  43. 93. (i) 4 (Angst) Here In This City , Renu Rakheja a.k.a Tranquil ..
  44. 94. In The City Of Sorrows , Aldo Kraas
  45. 95. City- Walk , Indira Renganathan
  46. 96. Oklahoma City Bombing Memorial , Marilyn Lott
  47. 97. The Girl From Cebu City , YURI DURAAN
  48. 98. The City At Night , Charlie F. Kane
  49. 99. In This Big City That Never Sleeps, Mone.. , Michael Gale
  50. 100. Attempted Star Gazing In The City , Not Long Left
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