“There were three friends”

(notes edited by Geoffrey Annis)

Publication

This verse is the heading of Chapter XII of “The Light that Failed”. It is collected as a Chapter Heading in Songs from Books (1912), and later collections.

The poem

These lines refer  to the friendship of Dick, Torpenhow and the Nilghai, and to Dick’s blindness and death.

[G.A.]

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