"When Edward Thomas was killed at the Battle of Arras in 1917 his poems
were largely unpublished. But in the years since his death, his work has
come to be cherished for its rare, sustained vision of the natural world
and as 'a mirror of England' (Walter de la Mare). This new edition offers a
selection of some of Thomas's most memorable nature poetry. This heart,
some fraction of me, happily Floats through the window even now to a tree
Down in the misting, dim-lit, quiet vale, Not like a pewit that returns to
wail For something it has lost, but like a dove That slants unswerving to
its home and love." --Publisher's description.

Edward Thomas—Edward Thomas

  • 9780571328772