Rudyard Kipling

Rudyard Kipling was an incredibly popular poet and writer during his lifetime and for the years following his death. Read more about Rudyard Kipling.


‘Fuzzy-Wuzzy’ is claimed to be a humorous piece written by the famous British poet Rudyard Kipling. It speaks on the gallantry of Hadendoa warriors who are referred to by the derogatory term Fuzzy-Wuzzy.


Many people consider ‘If—’ to be one of the most inspirational poems ever written. It is certainly a poem that has garnered a great deal of attention in popular culture.

The Undertaker’s Horse

‘The Undertaker’s Horse’ by Rudyard Kipling is a strangely dark poem in which the speaker uses the image of a horse to discuss death and how, no matter where one hides, it’s impossible to escape from it.

The White Man’s Burden

In this controversial poem, Rudyard Kipling taps into the imperialist mindset and what he, and others, saw as the “white man’s burden.”


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