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Letter sent 6 Feb 1916,

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  • 1916, Feb. 6 /

Letter from Edward Thomas to Helen Thomas, addressed 13 Rusham Road, Balham. Includes a version of the poem 'Ash Grove'.

Thomas, Edward, 1878-1917.

Up in the wind,

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  • 1914, Dec. 3 /

First line: 'I could wring the old thing's neck that put it here!' Written in Steep. Typescript.

Thomas, Edward, 1878-1917.

[M. E. T.],

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  • 1916, Feb. 11 /

First line: No one so much as you. Written ' going home on sick leave'. Typescript.

Thomas, Edward, 1878-1917.

Household poems: [1 Bronwen],

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  • 1916, Mar. 29-Apr. 6 /

First line: If I should ever by chance grow rich. Written 'at Little Warley and Hare Hall'. Manuscript draft in pencil.

Thomas, Edward, 1878-1917.

Household poems: [2 Merfyn],

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  • 1916, Apr. 1-7 /

First line: If I were to own this countryside. Written at Hare Hall. Typescript.

Thomas, Edward, 1878-1917.

Household poems: [3 Myfanwy],

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  • 1916, Apr. 2-8 /

First line: What shall I give my daughter the younger. Written at Hare Hall Camp, Gidea Park, Romford. Manuscript draft in pencil. Two versions.

Thomas, Edward, 1878-1917.

[The Wind's song]; [sonnet 3],

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  • 1916,Apr. 22-30 /

First line: Dull-thoughted, walking among the nunneries. Written at Hare Hall. Typescript.

Thomas, Edward, 1878-1917.

[The Watchers],

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  • 1916, Apr. 24-May 1 /

First line: By the ford at the town's edge. Written at Hare Hall. Typescript.

Thomas, Edward, 1878-1917.

The sun used to shine,

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  • 1916, May. 22 /

First line: The sun used to shine while we two walked. Written at Hare Hall. Manuscript draft in ink. Not recorded in R. George Thomas, The Collected Poems of Edward Thomas (1978).

Thomas, Edward, 1878-1917.

The sun used to shine,

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  • 1916, May. 22 /

First line: The sun used to shine while we two walked. Written at Hare Hall. Typescript, with corrections in Eleanor Farjeon's hand. The typescript matches the version in the Blue Notebook (in private ownership), and Eleanor's annotation...

Thomas, Edward, 1878-1917.

[Bugle call],

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  • 1916, May. 25-26 /

First line: 'No one cares less than I'. Written at Hare Hall Camp, Gidea Park, Romford. Manuscript draft in ink.

Thomas, Edward, 1878-1917.

As the team's head brass,

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  • 1916,May. 27 /

First line: As the team's head brass. Written at Hare Hall Camp, Gidea Park, Romford. Manuscript draft in ink.

Thomas, Edward, 1878-1917.

[Song 3],

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  • 1916, Jun. 8-11 /

First line: Early one morning in May I set out. Written at Hare Hall. Manuscript draft in ink. Unique from the versions printed in R. George Thomas, The Collected Poems of Edward Thomas (1978).

Thomas, Edward, 1878-1917.

This is the constellation of the lyre,

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First line: This is the constellation of the lyre. Not included in R. George Thomas, The Collected Poems of Edward Thomas (1978). Manuscript poem written by Edward Thomas in his daughter Bronwen Thomas' autograph album. It has been detached f...

Thomas, Edward, 1878-1917.

The Gallows,

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  • 1916, Jul. 3-4 /

First line: There was a weasel lived in the sun. Written at 'Selsfield (with Helen)'. Selsfield House, East Grinsted was the home of Vivian Locke Ellis. Manuscript draft in ink, found among family papers after the death of Helen Thomas. ...

Thomas, Edward, 1878-1917.

[The Dark forest],

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  • 1916, Jul. 1-10 /

First line: Dark is the forest and deep, and overhead. Written at Steep and Hare Hall Camp, Gidea Park, Romford. Manuscript draft in ink. Varies from a version printed in R. George Thomas, The Collected Poems of Edward Thomas (1978) by one word - ...

Thomas, Edward, 1878-1917.

Blenheim oranges,

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  • 1916, Sep. 3 /

First line: Gone, gone again. Written at Royal Artillery School, Handel Street, London W.C. Manuscript draft in ink. This item is the same version as that once owned by Edward Thomas' mother, Mary Elizabeth Thomas, but a manuscript rather tha...

Thomas, Edward, 1878-1917.

Blenheim oranges,

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  • 1916, Sep. 3 /

First line: Gone, gone again. Written at Royal Artillery School, Handel Street, London W.C. Typescript.

Thomas, Edward, 1878-1917.

[What will they do?],

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  • 1916, Sep. 15 /

First line: What will they do when I am gone? It is plain. Written 'going home to Steep'. Typescript.

Thomas, Edward, 1878-1917.

The Trumpet

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  • 1916, Sep. 26 /

First line: Rise up, rise up. Written at Royal Artillery Barracks, Trowbridge. Manuscript draft in pencil.

Thomas, Edward, 1878-1917.

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