To F.W.H. / Girl's Song

University Of Oxford First World War Poetry Digital Archive
Written while Ivor Gurney was a patient at the Middlesex War Hospital, where he was sent following numerous suicide threats. Discusses aeroplanes and poetry / apologises for having sent a parcel to Marion Scott to be forwarded on / includes 'Girl's Song' (later published as 'The Tryst (To W. M. C.)' ) / 'Solace of Men' / 'To F.W.H.' (friend and fellow poet F.W. Harvey) / another poem entitled 'Girl's Song' / reports that that...