Bob's Lane

Scope and Content

First line: Women he liked, did shovel-bearded Bob.

Written at Hare Hall Camp, Gidea Park, Romford.

Poem 126 in R. George Thomas, The Collected Poems of Edward Thomas (1978), p. 339.

Drafts:

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

(2) Blue notebook in the Thomas family's possession

(3) Manuscript poem given by Eleanor Farjeon to Rowland L. Watson

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

Related Material

See R. George Thomas, The Collected Poems of Edward Thomas (1978), p.338 for variant drafts.