First line: There was a time when this poor frame was whole.
Written at Hare Hall Camp, Gidea Park, Romford.
Poem 127 in R. George Thomas, The Collected Poems of Edward Thomas (1978), p. 341.
(1) Bodleian (MS.Don.d.28)
(2) Blue notebook in the Thomas family's possession
First published in Last Poems (1918).