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|Author||Gurney, Ivor (1890-1937)|
|Notes||Manuscript in pen in Ivor Gurney's hand. The 'wedges and streaks' refer to shapes made by candlelight as described in other poems. An alternative typescript exists with added lines. The draft show here was included in Leonard Clark's edition of Gurney's poems of 1973, and in P.J. Kavanagh's 'Ivor Gurney: Collected Poems' (2004). From a pink mottled hard-cover exercise book. The inside front cover is inscribed 'Music to Miss C. Rogers...Poetry to Professor Saintsbury / Bath'. The inside back cover is inscribed 'Instead of a home / I require death'.|
|Item Date||1920 - 1922|
|Collection ID||Papers of Ivor Gurney 64.1.21r|
|Repository name||The Ivor Gurney Archive|
|Repository address||Gloucestershire Archives|
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