Near Vermand ['Lying flat...']

University Of Oxford First World War Poetry Digital Archive
Manuscript in pen in Ivor Gurney's hand. This version contains only the first 10 lines, and was included in Leonard Clark's edition of Gurney's poems in 1973, whereas a longer version, and was included in This draft of the poem was included in 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...