May 30th Sunday.

Rearranged order of Poems.
Worked on an account of my early poems: tore it up.
Laura going over Chapter V of Ghost.
Letter to Harrison Smith re: Lawrence book.
Basques still fighting hard, not yet back on their last line.
Sinking of the Cuidad de Barcelona by submarine.
Bombardment of Almeria by Germans & withdrawal of Germany & Italy from Non-Intervention pact.
Fireflies and an Emperor Hawk moth(?)

Hands Referenced

Places Mentioned

  • Basque

    Basque, Spain
  • Almeria

    Almeria, Andalusia, Spain

People Mentioned

  • Laura

    Riding, Laura
    (1901-91) American poet. Laura Riding (née Reichenthal; then Laura Gottschalk).

Organizations Mentioned

  • Harrison Smith and Robert Haas

    R.G.'s American publisher for I, Claudius and Claudius the God. eds.
  • Ciudad de Barcelona

    Ciudad de Barcelona
    "City of Barcelona" Auxilliary ship eds.


    • Title: The Swiss Ghost [formerly The Kind Ghost] [novel]
    • Author: Graves, Robert/ Riding, Laura
    • Date: 1937-04-22
    • Title: Collected Poems [1938]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: London, Toronto, Melbourne & Sydney
    • Publisher: Cassell and Co. Ltd
    • Idno: A48
    • Date: 1938
    • Title: T.E. Lawrence to His Biographer
    • Author: Lawrence, T.E.
    • Editor: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: New York
    • Publisher: Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc.
    • Idno: A49
    • Date: 1938