First line: The skylarks are far behind that sang over the down.
Written in Steep.
Poem 42 in R. George Thomas, The Collected Poems of Edward Thomas (1978), p. 125.
(1) British Library (Add MSS. 44990)
(2) Typescript sent to Harry Hooton, bought by Norman Colbeck, now in the Colbeck Collection, University of British Columbia
First published in Last Poems (1918).