Rudyard Kipling

(30 December 1865 – 18 January 1936 / Bombay)

Rudyard Kipling Poems

521. A Charm 1/3/2003
522. When Earth's Last Picture Is Painted 12/31/2002
523. Poor Honest Men 1/3/2003
524. White Horses 12/31/2002
525. A Lover's Journey 1/3/2003
526. Birds Of Prey March 12/31/2002
527. Follow Me 'Ome 12/31/2002
528. Christmas In India 1/3/2003
529. A Ballad Of Burial 12/31/2002
530. The Men That Fought At Minden 12/31/2002
531. Blue Roses 1/3/2003
532. In Error 1/3/2003
533. A Legend Of Truth 1/3/2003
534. A Smuggler's Song 1/3/2003
535. I Keep Six Honest... 1/3/2003
536. Cupid's Arrows 1/3/2003
537. The Young British Soldier 12/31/2002
538. In Springtime 1/3/2003
539. Mandalay 12/31/2002
540. Mary, Pity Women! 12/31/2002
541. A Servant When He Reigneth 1/1/2004
542. Mother O' Mine 1/3/2003
543. Cleared 12/31/2002
544. Angutivaun Taina 12/31/2002
545. Fuzzy-Wuzzy 12/31/2002
546. Gunga Din 12/31/2002
547. A Code Of Morals 1/3/2003
548. A Child's Garden 1/3/2003
549. If 12/31/2002
Best Poem of Rudyard Kipling


If you can keep your head when all about you
Are losing theirs and blaming it on you;
If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you,
But make allowance for their doubting too:
If you can wait and not be tired by waiting,
Or, being lied about, don't deal in lies,
Or being hated don't give way to hating,
And yet don't look too good, nor talk too wise;

If you can dream- -and not make dreams your master;
If you can think- -and not make thoughts your aim,
If you can meet with Triumph and Disaster
And treat those two impostors just the ...

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The First Chantey

Mine was the woman to me, darkling I found her;
Haling her dumb from the camp, took her and bound her.
Hot rose her tribe on our track ere I had proved her;
Hearing her laugh in the gloom, greatly I loved her.

Swift through the forest we ran; none stood to guard us,
Few were my people and far; then the flood barred us --
Him we call Son of the Sea, sullen and swollen.
Panting we waited the death, stealer and stolen.

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