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[Manuscript Poem] “Snowdrops”

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Mary Webb. “Snowdrops.” Seven lines. With: “Fairy-Led.” Seventeen lines in three stanzas. Manuscript poem, one leaf, 11⅜″ x 8″, off-white laid paper, black ink. An unusual manuscript, with two poems on a single page. In “Snowdrops,” one of at least three poems on this theme, Webb describes the early blooming bulbs in a winter landscape anticipating springtime.  “Fairy-Led” is an imaginative interaction with the fairy people.