“The Exile” by Arnold James

The Exile

I am kept with walls of iron from the place

Where once the beechen shadow-trelissed lane

Held visions of thy presence, and I pace

The outer dust in poverty and pain.


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Arnold James' poem "The Exile" was published in 1918 in the third "cycle" of the Wheels anthologies. To read this poem in full in a digitized version of this publication follow the links below:


The Modernist Journals Project