"When a lover hies abroad"

"The Naulahka"


(notes by Sharad Keskar and Philip Holberton)



the poem
Publication

This poem is the heading to Chapter VIII of "The Naulahka" , and is one of the four headings in this book described as from 'The Libretto of Naulahka (Chorus)'. It is collected in in Songs from Books and later collections as a Chapter Heading.

1912. In line 3, Azrael is the Angel of Death in Muslim mythology.


[S.K./P.H.]

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