File NLW MS 23755E. - Unpublished poems,

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NLW MS 23755E.


Unpublished poems,


  • 1930-1964 / (Creation)

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80 ff. Guarded and filed at NLW.

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Autograph and typescript drafts, 1930-1964 and undated, of shorter poems by Vernon Watkins, almost all apparently unpublished.
Two poems, 'Note towards a poem' (f. 74) and 'There is a pattern...' (f. 75) appeared in Poetry Wales, 12.4 (Spring 1977), 38, 43.

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Arranged at NLW as follows: dated poems; undated poems.

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Preferred citation: NLW MS 23755E.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Text: NLW MS 23755E.