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Lights out,

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  • 1916, Nov. /

First line: I have come to the borders of sleep. Written in Trowbridge. Manuscript first draft in ink.

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 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.

[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.

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.

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.

[P. H. T.],

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  • 1916, Feb. 8 /

First line: I may come near loving you. Manuscript draft in ink.

Thomas, Edward, 1878-1917.

October,

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  • 1915, Oct. 15-16 /

First line: The green elm with the one great bough of gold. Written in High Beech, Essex. Typescript.

Thomas, Edward, 1878-1917.

Tonight,

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  • 1915, Apr. 30 /

First line: Harry, you know at night. Written in Steep. Typescript.

Thomas, Edward, 1878-1917.

A Tale [cancelled version],

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  • 1915, Mar. 28 /

First line: There once the walls. Written in Steep. Typescript.

Thomas, Edward, 1878-1917.

Letter sent 25 Jan 1917,

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  • 1917, Jan. 25 /

Letter from Edward Thomas to Helen Thomas. Formerly in envelope postmarked 25 Jan 1917, Codford, Wiltshire.

Thomas, Edward, 1878-1917.

March the 3rd,

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  • 1915, Mar. 23 /

First line: Here again (she said) is March the third. Written in Steep. Typescript. Manuscript alterations in Eleanor Farjeon's hand, lines 6-8 the most heavily corrected, also 9, 13 and 20, which probably reflect the editing mentioned in Tho...

Thomas, Edward, 1878-1917.

Letter sent 7 Feb 1917,

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  • 1917, Feb. 7 /

Letter from Edward Thomas to Helen Thomas. In envelope postmarked Field Post Office, 8 Feb 1917.

Thomas, Edward, 1878-1917.

The Hollow wood,

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  • 1914, Dec. 31 /

First line: Out in the sun the goldfinch flits.Written in Steep. Typescript.

Thomas, Edward, 1878-1917.

Interval,

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  • 1914, Dec. /

First line: Gone the wild day. Written in Steep. Typescript.

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.

Last poem,

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  • 1917, Jan. 13 /

First line: The sorrow of true love is a great sorrow. Written at Lydd. Manuscript copy in ink in Helen Thomas' hand.

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. Typescript.

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.

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.

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