Song ['My heart makes songs...']

University Of Oxford First World War Poetry Digital Archive
Pencil draft in Ivor Gurney's hand. The poem was published in Collected Poems (1982/2004). From a Black notebook inscribed 'Pvt Gurney 241282 / Gloucester', used by Ivor Gurney between November 1917 and January 1918, whilst Gurney was at Seaton Delaval, Northumberland on a signalling course. The diary includes some early drafts of poems, notes on the camp and military matters, sketches, lists, musical scores, addresses and sums. The rear cover of the book and following...