Refers to Edward Thomas' last visit to Steep before moving his family to Essex. The manuscript is untitled but is labeled 'What will they do when I am gone? It is entitled 'What will they do when I am gone?' It is plain' in 'Edward Thomas Collected Poems'  after it's first line, and 'What will they do?' in Longley, 'Edward Thomas: The Annotated Collected Poems'.