[Song 3]

Scope and Content

First line: Early one morning in May I set out.

Written at Hare Hall.

Poem 124 in R. George Thomas, The Collected Poems of Edward Thomas (1978), p. 333.

Drafts:

(1) Manuscript of unknown origin

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

(3) Blue notebook in the Thomas family's possession (three versions)

First published in Edward Eastaway [Edward Thomas], Poems (1917).

Related Material

See R. George Thomas, The Collected Poems of Edward Thomas (1978), p.332 for variant drafts.