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Dannie Abse: Down the M4

Autograph draft, [1972], of Dannie Abse's poem 'Down the M4', containing autograph revisions, deletions and variant readings (f. 74).Also included is a typescript fair copy of his poem 'Talking to Blake', with a manuscript...

Abse, Dannie.

Edward Thomas: Cock-Crow

Autograph revised manuscript, [23 July 1915], of Edward Thomas's poem 'Cock-Crow'.The poem is preceded by an autograph note: 'The image used to appear to me every morning in the spring when the cocks crowed, just like a coat of...

Thomas, Edward, 1878-1917

Margiad Evans: The Thunderstorm

Autograph copy, [1956], of Margiad Evans's poem 'The Thunderstorm', dated 1954 but said to have been written while a patient at the [Kent and Sussex] Hospital, Tunbridge Wells, two years earlier. The poem is apparently unpublished.

Evans, Margiad, 1909-1958.

R. S. Thomas poems,

Eight typescript poems, [1970]-[1972], by R. S. Thomas, published in Poetry Wales, 6.1 (Summer 1970), 37-38, and ibid. 7.4 (Spring 1972), 9-14.The poems are 'Vocation', [1970], 'Alma Mater', 'Dimensions', 'No...

Thomas, R. S. (Ronald Stuart), 1913-2000

Two poems by Idris Davies,

Two autograph poems, [1951], by Idris Davies, entitled 'In Glasnevin Cemetery' (ff. 113-116) and 'Mists upon the sea' (f. 117), first published in Dock Leaves, 3.8 (Summer 1952), 28, and ibid. 2.6 (Michaelmas 1951), 36, respect...

Davies, Idris

W. H. Davies: Lamorna Cove

An autograph fair copy, dated 14 August 1920, of the poem 'Lamorna Cove' by W. H. Davies, used as the printer's copy for the Nation. It was first published in the Nation, 21 August 1920, p. 642, and collected in W. H. Davies, The Ho...

Davies, W. H. (William Henry), 1871-1940

W. H. Davies: Sweet Night

An autograph fair copy, [1914], of the poem 'Sweet Night' by W. H. Davies. It was first published in W. H. Davies, The Bird of Paradise (London, 1914), p. 20.The manuscript contains a different reading of line 3, 'Take thou a lover’...

Davies, W. H. (William Henry), 1871-1940

W. H. Davies: The Soul's Companions

An autograph fair copy, [1918], of the poem 'The Soul's Companions' by W. H. Davies. It was first published in the Nation, 20 April 1918, p. 64, and collected in William H. Davies, Forty New Poems (London, 1918), p. 33.The poem is w...

Davies, W. H. (William Henry), 1871-1940