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Rosemary Tonks, ‘Farewell to Kurdistan’. English, 1964

Rosemary Tonks (b. 1932): Worksheet for her poem ‘Farewell to Kurdistan’, signed and dated Mar. 1964.

580x210mm. A single sheet. Presented by the author, June 1964 [postmark on accompanying envelope]. In the postcard received with her earlier gift to the Library, worksheets of ‘Story of a Hotel Room’, Tonks expresses her enthusiasm for ‘Kurdistan’, ‘a good poem’. With a copy of the printed version of this poem which appeared in Iliad of broken sentences (London, 1967), pp. 25 and 26.

Autograph, with several corrections. Two sheets of paper, sellotaped into one longer sheet.