Document Reference NumberAW/1/5
TitleLarge bundle of holograph and typescript poem drafts originally held in a document wallet marked 'Drafts - March 1970 - July 1971'.
DescriptionIncludes numerous successive drafts for each poem. The majority of drafts have been numbered by Waterman and in most cases, poems have a date of composition. Not all drafts have a title and heavily reworked poems may feature revised titles. The file includes drafts for the following poems: 'Man Cycling Home in Donegal', includes early drafts entitled 'Cyclist in a Lanscape' (/1-24); 'Turning Point', originally entitled 'Charing X' (/25-34); 'Hands' (/35-47); 'The Executive at Forty', originally untitled and influenced by 'Commuter Country' (/48-58); 'Commuter Country', later drafts entitled 'The Suburb at Night', includes a carbon typescript version of Waterman's original 1966 poem (/59-105); 'Death in the Valley' (/106-110); 'The Song', (/111-115); 'The Ring' (/116-141); 'Mother' (/142-147); 'Living with Dreams' (/148-160); 'Moontrips', includes drafts entitled 'Touchdown' (/161-196); 'Midsummer, 1970' (/197-200); 'Dingle' (/201-211); 'Case History' (/212-220); 'Living by the Sea' (/221-233); 'Laughing Man' (/234-237); 'Ghost', includes early drafts entitled 'Fidelity' (/238-243); 'The Lesson' (/244-245); 'The Dream', includes untitled drafts (/246-252); 'The New Young', mostly untitled drafts (/253-260); 'Downhill All the Way' (/261-); 'Re-entry' (/267-289) and 'Derry Images 1968-1971', accompanied by Waterman's notes for the poem (/290-311).
Extent311 items
AccessStatusAvailable for general access
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