[late April 1928]

Dear Lorne,

The three poems together amount to 48 lines.

I hope they are satisfactory as I think they are the pick of my short & recent ones.

Thanks old boy,

48 lines
Pierce had asked him for poems to include in an 'Empire Anthology' which he was compiling in cooperation with the New Zealand-born writer Hector Bolitho, best known for his biographies of British royalty.