May 14th Friday

Another version of Last March.
Work on Ghost.
To Montagnola & beyond – longest walk since Deyá – & brought back a sort of wild sweet-william & spotted orchids. Wearing summer things for first time.

Hands Referenced

Places Mentioned

  • Montagnola

    Montagnola, Lugano, Switzerland
  • Deyá

    Deyá, Majorca, Sp
    Town located on the northwest coast of Majorca, on the hillside between the Teix Mountains and the sea: this was RG's home with Laura Riding from 1929 to 1936. He returned there with his family after WW II. Eds.


    • Title: The Swiss Ghost [formerly The Kind Ghost] [novel]
    • Author: Graves, Robert/ Riding, Laura
    • Date: 1937-04-22
    • Title: The Last March ["resuscitated" poem] [could be a superseded title on draft(s) of "Defeat of the Rebels" (Check drafts in Buffalo for this title). DW]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • Date: 1937-05-13