I have been in this garden of unripe fruit [ ... ]
Confirmed with The Complete Poems of Hugh MacDiarmid, Volume 1, edited by Michael Grieve and W R Aitken, Penguin Books, Middlesex, 1985, Page 434.
- by Christopher Murray Grieve (1892 - 1978), as Hugh MacDiarmid, "First Love", appears in Stony Limits and other poems, no. 19, Victor Gollancz, London, first published 1934, copyright © [author's text checked 1 time against a primary source]
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- by Francis George Scott (1880 - 1958), "First Love", published 1949 [voice and piano], from 35 Scottish Lyrics and other Poems, no. 10, Confirmed with Thirty-five Scottish Lyrics and other Poems, Bayley & Ferguson for The Saltire Society, Glasgow, Page 39. [ sung text checked 1 time]
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