First Time In

University Of Oxford First World War Poetry Digital Archive
Manuscript in pen in Ivor Gurney's hand. This is a different version of the poems 'First Time In ('After the dread...')' and 'First Time In ('The Captain...'). Found in a green hard-covered manuscript exercise book, marked 'The Note Book / (between music makings) / of Ivor Gurney / 1921-1922 / 'corrected Feb 1925' / 'Ivor Gurney''.