The Unknown Bird

Scope and Content

First line: Three lovely notes he whistled, too soft to be heard.

Written in Steep.

Poem 27 in R. George Thomas, The Collected Poems of Edward Thomas (1978), p. 85.

Drafts:

(1) British Library (Add MSS. 44990)

(2) Berg Collection, New York Public Library, two versions

First published in Last Poems (1918).

Related Material

See R. George Thomas, The Collected Poems of Edward Thomas (1978), p.84 for variant drafts.