Rudyard Kipling 30 December 1865 – 18 January 1936

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What is a woman that you forsake her, And the hearth-fire and the home-acre, To go with the old grey Widow-maker?
Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936), British poet. Puck of Pook's Hill (l. 1-3). . . Rudyard Kipling; Complete Verse; Definitive Edition. (1989) Doubleday.
Cities and Thrones and Powers Stand in Time's eye, Almost as long as flowers, Which daily die:
Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936), British poet. Puck of Pook's Hill (l. 1-4). . . Rudyard Kipling; Complete Verse; Definitive Edition. (1989) Doubleday.
She has no strong white arms to fold you, But the ten-times-fingering weed to hold you— Out on the rocks where the tide has rolled you.
Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936), British poet. Puck of Pook's Hill (l. 7-9). . . Rudyard Kipling; Complete Verse; Definitive Edition. (1989) Doubleday.

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Loved his poems and my daughter chose one for her reading expo
a woman is only a woman...but a good cigar is a smoke
Good architecture of word he was
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