The Trumpet

Scope and Content

First line: Rise up, rise up.

Written at Royal Artillery Barracks, Trowbridge.

Poem 137 in R. George Thomas, The Collected Poems of Edward Thomas (1978), p. 363.

Drafts:

(1) Manuscript sent to Eleanor Farjeon

(2) Typescript once owned by Mary Elizabeth Thomas (Thomas' mother)

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

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

Related Material

See R. George Thomas, The Collected Poems of Edward Thomas (1978), p.362 for variant drafts.

A musical score is at 424/2/151/8F.