By Rudyard Kipling
Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936), winner of the 1907 Nobel Prize for Literature and writer of 1 of the preferred poems within the English language, 'If-', has lengthy captured the curiosity of poetry fanatics. the following, Thomas Pinney brings jointly a variety of well-established favourites and the simplest of the formerly uncollected and unpublished poems from The Cambridge variation of the Poems of Rudyard Kipling (2013). The poems, no matter if exploring the colonial adventure, exposing the injustice of warfare, or appreciating the beauties of nature, resonate with Kipling's willing observations of his global and robust feel of poetic rhythm. found by way of Pinney in an array of not going hiding locations, the uncollected and unpublished poems exhibit the range and improvement of Kipling's expertise over his lifetime, and, whilst mixed with long-held favourites, supply readers a distinct chance to event Kipling's mastery of poetry in a brand new means.
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Oh! ” we cried. ” And our baby King replied: – “My People! ” (Our Ruler paused and smiled. ) “Some vows will be plighted and broken “And women and men will lie; “And envy and hatred and malice “Will thrive apace till I die. ” 17 Then we spread the tables for feasting And made the great bells swing; And clamoured aloud for largesse At the hands of our generous King. Rich nuts to the toothless gave he; Strong meats to the aged and weak – The gift of a fading eyesight – The gift of a withered cheek.
But the distorted vessel still remains Against your coming. Does not Yusuf say “Even the marred and unclean clay keep thou “As record of past error. ” I have kept my work For judgement. I can only see the faults. The Remedy is hidden. It may be My pitcher lip exceeds the nail’s breadth. This At least is certain that the raw clay bends Into ignoble shapes without thy hand. The vase has taught me. O! make haste and come. I can but mar the good, grey, clay till then And know I mar it, and would mar it more But for past councils.
They are never seen on the Annandale course, They take no stock in the legs of a horse. And the smoky din of a lottery night Is rank perdition in their sight. In fact, they are all too good by half For this frivolous world, are Lord Dufferin’s Staff; This rigidly temperate, Solemn and Serious, prudish and passionless Staff. 24 14 new year resolutions 1. I am resolved – throughout the year To lay my vices on the shelf; A godly, sober course to steer And love my neighbours as myself – Excepting always two or three Whom I detest as they hate me.
100 poems : old and new by Rudyard Kipling