After reading 'The Hour Glass' / 'How strange to hear'

University Of Oxford First World War Poetry Digital Archive
Drafts in pencil in Ivor Gurney's hand of the end of 'After reading "The Hour Glass"' and an unpublished poem also found in the typescript collection 'Songs from the Second Fifth', 'How strange it was to hear under the guns'. This poem may be related to another unpublished poem, 'April Anthem'. From a red notebook inscribed 'Pte Gurney / 2/5 Gloucesters', used by Gurney, principally at Rouen, during May-June 1917 and containing various notes and...