June 22 Tuesday

Another draft of the poem: with another stanza.
Laura came to see me but went away soon, as I was tired. Jenny had not paid back the debt as she promised, L. said.
Occasionally listened in.
Read Cook's voyages1.
The wound goes well.
Another draft (five in all) called it Leda.

Editorial Notes

1 Voyages of Discovery [? eds.] by Captain James Cook

Hands Referenced

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Nicholson, Jenny
    Jenny Nicholson: oldest daughter of Robert by Nancy Nicholson.


    • Title: Leda [poem]
    • Title: Collected Poems [1938]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: London
    • Publisher: Cassell and Co. Ltd.
    • Idno: A48
    • Date: 1937-06-13