2] emerald: "green-fire" in the 1928 Collected Poems.
7] sparks: "smoke-puffs" in the 1928 Collected Poems.
8] streaming: "blowing" in the 1928 Collected Poems.
9] fountain: "sort" in the 1928 Collected Poems.
10] The last three lines are revised by Lawrence in the 1928 Collected Poems as follows:
This conflagration of spring? the gap in it all!
Not even palish smoke like the rest of the throng.
Less than the wind that runs to the flamy call!
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Original text: D. H. Lawrence, Amores: Poems (London: Duckworth, ): 94. PR 6023 A93A7 Robarts Library
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-Jan. 1928 (Ellis, 574)
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