Rudyard Kipling

(30 December 1865 – 18 January 1936 / Bombay)

Mother o' Mine


If I were hanged on the highest hill,
Mother o’ mine, O mother o’ mine!
I know whose love would follow me still,
Mother o’ mine, O mother o’ mine!

If I were drowned in the deepest sea,
Mother o’ mine, O mother o’ mine!
I know whose tears would come down to me,
Mother o’ mine, O mother o’ mine!

If I were damned of body and soul,
I know whose prayers would make me whole,
Mother o’ mine, O mother o’ mine!

Submitted: Friday, January 03, 2003
Edited: Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Topic of this poem: mother


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