[Ambition]

Scope and Content

First line: Unless it was that day I never knew.

Written in Steep.

Poem 32 in R. George Thomas, The Collected Poems of Edward Thomas (1978), p. 103.

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

First published in Last Poems (1918).

Related Material

See R. George Thomas, The Collected Poems of Edward Thomas (1978), p.102 for variant drafts.