Beauty

Scope and Content

First line: What does it mean? Tired, angry, and ill at ease.

Written in Steep.

Poem 30 in R. George Thomas, The Collected Poems of Edward Thomas (1978), p. 97.

Drafts:

(1) British Library (Add MSS. 44990)

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

(3) Typescript sent to Harry Hooton, bought by Norman Colbeck, now in the Colbeck Collection, University of British Columbia

First published in An Annual of New Poetry (1917).

Related Material

See R. George Thomas, The Collected Poems of Edward Thomas (1978), p.96 for variant drafts.