First line: They should never have built a barn there, at all.
Written in Steep.
Poem 37 in R. George Thomas, The Collected Poems of Edward Thomas (1978), p. 115.
(1) British Library (Add MSS. 44990)
(2) Typescript sent to Harry Hooton, bought by Norman Colbeck, now in the Colbeck Collection, University of British Columbia
First published in Last Poems (1918).