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Posthumous Poems


RCIN 1168433

This volume of poems was published after Day-Lewis’s death, by his widow, Jill Balcon. It contains 11 previously unpublished poems, which were written at the end of the poet’s life, when he was frequently unwell. Children Leaving Home is addressed to the poet’s two children, Tamasin and Daniel. Presented to Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother by Jill Balcon, 1981

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