Poetry List of Poems by Rudyard Kipling

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List of popular poetry by Rudyard Kipling, listed alphabetically. Rudyard Kipling is one of the most famous poets of all time, having written hundreds of poems that have been enjoyed by people all over the world. Rudyard Kipling is known for various types of poetry, such as prose, limerick, haiku and various other types. If you're an aspiring poet or just a poetry lover than use this list of popular Rudyard Kipling poems to find a few that you've never read before.

This list answers the question, "What are Rudyard Kipling's most famous poems?"

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A Pict Song is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Poems by Rudyard Kipling
A Pict Song Rudyard Kipling - "A Pict Song" is a poem by Rudyard Kipling, which is included in the collection "Puck of Pook's Hill".

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Barrack-Room Ballads, and Othe... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Poems by Rudyard Kipling
Barrack-Room Ballads, and Other Verses Rudyard Kipling - The Barrack-Room Ballads is the collective name given to a series of songs and poems by Rudyard Kipling, dealing with the late-Victorian British Army and mostly written in a vernacular dialect. ...more

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Cold Iron is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Poems by Rudyard Kipling
Cold Iron Rudyard Kipling - Cold Iron is a poem written by Rudyard Kipling. Like many of Kipling's works, it has a strong moral and religious message. The poem tells of a rebellion by a baron who fails, but is ultimately ...more

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Danny Deever is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Poems by Rudyard Kipling
Danny Deever Rudyard Kipling - Danny Deever is an 1890 poem by Rudyard Kipling, one of the first of the Barrack-Room Ballads. It received wide critical and popular acclaim, and is often regarded as one of the most significant ...more

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Gunga Din is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Poems by Rudyard Kipling
Gunga Din Rudyard Kipling - "Gunga Din" is a poem by Rudyard Kipling.

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If - is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Poems by Rudyard Kipling
If - Rudyard Kipling -

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Mandalay is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Poems by Rudyard Kipling
Mandalay Rudyard Kipling - "Mandalay" is a poem by Rudyard Kipling that was first published in the collection Barrack-Room Ballads, and Other Verses, the first series, published in 1892. The poem colourfully ...more

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Recessional is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Poems by Rudyard Kipling
Recessional Rudyard Kipling - "Recessional" is a poem by Rudyard Kipling, which he composed for the occasion of Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee in 1897. The poem is a prayer. It describes two fates that befall ...more

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Six Honest Serving Men is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Poems by Rudyard Kipling
Six Honest Serving Men Rudyard Kipling -

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The Absent-Minded Beggar is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Poems by Rudyard Kipling
The Absent-Minded Beggar Rudyard Kipling - "The Absent-Minded Beggar" is an 1899 poem by Rudyard Kipling, set to music by Sir Arthur Sullivan and often accompanied by an illustration by Richard Caton Woodville. The song was ...more

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The Ballad of the
The Ballad of the "Clampherdown" Rudyard Kipling - The Ballad of the "Clampherdown" is a satirical poem written by Rudyard Kipling in 1892. The poem describes an engagement between the Clampherdown, a fictional Royal Navy battleship, ...more

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The Last of the Light Brigade is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Poems by Rudyard Kipling
The Last of the Light Brigade Rudyard Kipling - "The Last of the Light Brigade" is a poem written in 1890 by Rudyard Kipling echoing – forty years after the event – Alfred Tennyson's famous poem The Charge of the Light Brigade. ...more

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The White Man's Burden is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Poems by Rudyard Kipling
The White Man's Burden Rudyard Kipling - "The White Man's Burden" is a poem by the English poet Rudyard Kipling. It was originally published in the popular magazine McClure's in 1899, with the subtitle The United States and ...more

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The Widow at Windsor is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Poems by Rudyard Kipling
The Widow at Windsor Rudyard Kipling - "The Widow at Windsor" is a poem by Rudyard Kipling, part of the first set of the Barrack-Room Ballads, published in 1892. The eponymous "widow" is Queen Victoria. This poem ...more

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Ubique is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Poems by Rudyard Kipling
Ubique Rudyard Kipling - Ubique is a poem by Rudyard Kipling about the Boer War, published in The Five Nations in 1903. Ubique is the motto of the Royal Artillery and the Royal Engineers. 'Ubique' and 'Quo fas et gloria ...more