Mist on Meadows

University Of Oxford First World War Poetry Digital Archive
Manuscript in pen in Ivor Gurney's hand. This draft shows only the first section of the poem, which was included in Edmund Blunden's 1954 edition of Gurney's poems, and of which no original survives. 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 inside back cover is inscribed 'Instead of a home / I require death'.