Ms draft of 'The Dedicated Poet'

Scope and Content

Ms draft; pages numbered 1 to 2, 2A, 3 to 10, 10A, 11 to 25, final page unnumbered. Page 23 consists of three fragments pasted together. Page 1 uses the verso of ts text of 'Two Children', previous title 'The Young Goddess' scored through and replaced in ms'; page 2 uses verso of ts text of 'Song: Come, Enjoy Your Sunday!'; page 3 uses ts text, with ms annotation in an unidentified hand, of 'The Falcon Woman'; page 4 uses verso of ts text of 'Apple Island'; page 5 uses vesro of ts text of 'Fragment'; page 6 uses verso of ts text, with ms annotations in Karl Gay's and an unidentified hand, of 'The Visitation'; page 7 uses verso of ts text of 'Under the Olives'; page 8 uses verso of ts text, with ms annotation in an unidentified hand, of 'The Sharp Ridge'; page 9 uses verso of ts text, with ms annotations in Karl Gay's and an unidentified hand, of 'Symptoms of Love'; page 10 uses verso of ts text, with ms annotation in an unidentified hand, of 'Lyceia'; page 21 uses verso of ts text, with ms annotation in an unidentified hand, of 'The Dangerous Gift'; page 22 uses verso of ts text of 'Twice of the Same Fever'; page 24 uses verso of ts text of 'Two Rhymes about Fate and Money'; page 25 uses verso of ts text of 'A Lost World'; unnumbered page uses verso of ts text of 'Under the Olives'. All of these poems appear in 'Selected Poetry and Prose' (1961); all but 'Two Rhymes about Fate and Money' appear in 'Collected Poems 1961'. Pages 2A, and 11 to 20 uses the versos of pages 171, 186 to 181, 170, 193, 195 and 194 of a ts draft, with occasional ms annotations, of 'The Cross and the Sword'. Page 10A uses the verso of ts draft, with ms annotations, of the index to 'Food for Centaurs'.