First line: He was the one man I met up in the woods.
Written in Steep.
Poem 16 in R. George Thomas, The Collected Poems of Edward Thomas (1978), p. 61.
(1) Typescript once owned by Mary Elizabeth Thomas (Thomas' mother)
(2) British Library (Add MSS. 44990)
(3) Typescript poem found among the Robert Frost papers in Dartmouth College Library
First published in Last Poems (1918).