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Poem by Rudyard Kipling


Chapter Headings. I've Never Sailed the Amazon...


I've never sailed the Amazon,
I've never reached Brazil;
But the Don and Magdalena,
They can go there when they will!

Yes, weekly from Southampton
Great steamers, white and gold,
Go rolling down to Rio
(Roll down--roll down to Rio!).
And I'd like to roll to Rio
Some day before I'm old!

I've never seen a Jaguar,
Nor yet an Armadill--
He's dilloing in his armour,
And I s'pose I never will,

Unless I go to Rio
These wonders to behold--
Roll down--roll down to Rio--
Roll really down to Rio!
Oh, I'd love to roll to Rio
Some day before I'm old! 

     The Beginning of the Armadilloes.



Rudyard Kipling


Rudyard Kipling's other poems:
  1. The Last of the Light Brigade
  2. Verses on Games. To An Almanack of Twelve Sports by W. Nicholson, 1898
  3. Chartres Windows
  4. The Master-Cook
  5. Limits and Renewals. 1932. 9. The Coiner

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