Sept 19 Sunday.

A difficult and unsuccessful poem about 'The patriarchal Bed'13 drafts completed ch. [chapter] X (9pp [pages]) Belisarius.
Laura writing a poem & working with David: who went back after a chicken-tea.
All these days & flights of arrows the target has escaped except from the English arrows. The Indian ones drop all around and graze it by half inches: but never hit.

Editorial Notes

1see "No More Ghosts" eds.

Hands Referenced

People Mentioned

  • Laura

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

    Reeves, David
    Brother of James Reeves [and Ethel Herdman] RPG 292.


    • Title: Count Belisarius [1938]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: London
    • Publisher: Cassell
    • Idno: A47
    • Date: 1937-07-21
    • Title: No More Ghosts [poem]
    • Title: Collected Poems [1938]
    • Author: Graves, Robert
    • PubPlace: London, Toronto, Melbourne & Sydney
    • Publisher: Cassell
    • Idno: A48
    • Date: 1937-09-20