Fifty Faggots

Scope and Content

First line: There they stand, on their ends, the fifty faggots.

Written in the British Museum.

Poem 73 in R. George Thomas, The Collected Poems of Edward Thomas (1978), p. 207.

Drafts:

(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

(3) Poem included in a letter to Robert Frost, in Dartmouth College Library, New Hampshire

First published in Edward Eastaway [Edward Thomas], Poems (1917).

Related Material

See R. George Thomas, The Collected Poems of Edward Thomas (1978), p.206 for variant drafts.