Exile

Original Text: 
Marjorie L. C. Pickthall, Little Songs: A Book of Poems (Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1925): 35. PS 8531 I35L53 Robarts Library.
1I chose the place where I would rest
2When death should come to claim me,
3With the red-rose roots to wrap my breast
4And a quiet stone to name me.
5But I am laid on a northern steep
6With the roaring tides below me,
7And only the frosts to bind my sleep,
8And only the winds to know me.
Publication Start Year: 
1925
RPO poem Editors: 
Ian Lancashire
RPO Edition: 
RPO 1998.
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