February Afternoon [Sonnet 2]

Scope and Content

First line: Men heard this roar of parleying starlings, saw.

Poem 98 in R. George Thomas, The Collected Poems of Edward Thomas (1978), p. 271.

Drafts:

(1) Manuscript sent to Eleanor Farjeon (probably for typing)

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

First published in Last Poems (1918).

Related Material

See R. George Thomas, The Collected Poems of Edward Thomas (1978), p.270 for variant drafts.