The Barn and the Down

Scope and Content

First line: It stood in the sunset sky.

Written in Steep.

Poem 45 in R. George Thomas, The Collected Poems of Edward Thomas (1978), p. 131.

Drafts:

(1) British Library (Add MSS. 44990), two versions

(2) Green notebook in the possession of Edward Cawston Thomas (Thomas' grandson)

First published in Last Poems (1918).

Related Material

See R. George Thomas, The Collected Poems of Edward Thomas (1978), p.130 for variant drafts.