The Brook

Scope and Content

First line: Seated once by a brook, watching a child.

Written in Steep.

Poem 82 in R. George Thomas, The Collected Poems of Edward Thomas (1978), p. 231.

Drafts:

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

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

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

Related Material

See R. George Thomas, The Collected Poems of Edward Thomas (1978), p.230 for variant drafts.