First line: I was not apprenticed nor ever dwelt in famous Lincolnshire.
Written in Steep.
Poem 12 in R. George Thomas, The Collected Poems of Edward Thomas (1978), p. 51.
(1) British Library (Add MSS. 44990)
(2) Typescript poem found among the Robert Frost papers in Dartmouth College Library
(3) Typescript sent to Harry Hooton, bought by Norman Colbeck, now in the Colbeck Collection, University of British Columbia
First published in Last Poems (1918).