1] Gilbert notes that this poem is "related to a passage from Sons and Lovers (in Chapter Fourteen)" (65).
16] the thrushes: reads "thrushes" in 1928.
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of English, University of Toronto.
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Original text: D. H. Lawrence, Amores: Poems (London: Duckworth, ): 62. PR 6023 A93A7 Robarts Library. Also D. H. Lawrence, Collected Poems (New York: Jonathan Cope, 1929): I, 117.
First publication date: 1921
Publication date note: see Roberts A9
RPO poem editor: Ian Lancashire
RP edition: RPO 2000.
Recent editing: 4:2001/12/28
Composition date note: Revised Nov. 1927 (Ellis, 573)
Rhyme: abcbdb efgfg hihii
Other poems by David Herbert Lawrence