The format of Joan Rundall's second collection is slightly more modest, the cover has a small label pasted on the spine indicating the title, author and publisher, but there is nothing on the front cover. The poems are similar in content to those of Songs of the Grey Country, set in the Scottish Lowlands, with perhaps a slightly larger focus on themes of separation and loss. A small number of poems refer in passing to Catholic practices, reflecting the poet's recent conversion. The opening poem is addressed to her husband, Arthur Grigsby.

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