Rudyard Kipling

(30 December 1865 – 18 January 1936 / Bombay)

Rudyard Kipling Poems

381. Lord Roberts 1/3/2003
382. Loot 12/31/2002
383. London Stone 3/29/2010
384. Lispeth 1/3/2003
385. Lichtenberg 1/3/2003
386. Letting in the Jungle 1/3/2003
387. L'envoi To "Life's Handicap" 12/31/2002
388. L'envoi 12/31/2002
389. Late Came the God 1/3/2003
390. Lady Geraldine's Hardship 1/3/2003
391. La Nuit Blanche 1/3/2003
392. Kitchener's School 1/3/2003
393. Kim 1/3/2003
394. Kaa’s Hunting 3/29/2010
395. Justice 1/3/2003
396. Jubal and Tubal Cain 1/3/2003
397. Jane's Marriage 1/3/2003
398. James I 1/3/2003
399. In The Neolithic Age 12/31/2002
400. In the Matter of One Compass 1/3/2003

'Tin Fish'

(Sea Warfare)


The ships destroy us above
And ensnare us beneath.
We arise, we lie down, and we move
In the belly of Death.

The ships have a thousand eyes
To mark where we come . . .
But the mirth of a seaport dies
When our blow gets home.

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