Farewell

University Of Oxford First World War Poetry Digital Archive
Manuscript in pen in Ivor Gurney's hand on loose lined paper, marked 'asking to type and keep or get printed'. Page finishes 'one touch to dwell on.', and the next 4 lines run sideways along the margins, with the final 3 lines on the reverse of the paper. Written while Gurney was either at Barnwood House asylum, Gloucester (September-December 1922) or Stone House, Dartford, Kent (the City of London Mental Hospital where Gurney stayed from...