Under the Wood

Scope and Content

First line: When these old woods were young.

Written in Steep.

Poem 79 in R. George Thomas, The Collected Poems of Edward Thomas (1978), p. 223.

Drafts:

(1) Bodleian (MS.Don.d.28)

(2) Typescript once owned by Julian Thomas (Thomas' brother), now in private hands

First published in Last Poems (1918).

Related Material

See R. George Thomas, The Collected Poems of Edward Thomas (1978), p.222 for variant drafts.