Tall Nettles

Scope and Content

First line: Tall nettles cover up, as they have done.

Written at Hare Hall Camp, Gidea Park, Romford.

Poem 113 in R. George Thomas, The Collected Poems of Edward Thomas (1978), p. 307.

Drafts:

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

(2) Blue notebook in the Thomas family's possession

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

Related Material

See R. George Thomas, The Collected Poems of Edward Thomas (1978), p.306 for variant drafts.

A musical score is at 424/2/151/6F.