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Note to Rivers from Siegfried Sassoon containing a poem called 'Dream Psychology', 1921-03-16

Reference Code: GBR/3377/WHRivers/3/22

Scope and Contents

Sassoon shares with Rivers a light-hearted poem, 'Dream Psychology', that came to him after a dream in which he expresses his feelings about his mother and how he wishes she could 'begin all over again'. Sassoon signs off with his monogram. He refers to Rivers's involvement with 'poetry analysis' and how he wishes to contribute. Rivers treated Sassoon when Sassoon was recovering from war trauma and they became close friends.


  • Creation: 1921-03-16


  • CUL MS Add.9852/1/17: Sassoon's journal for 1921-1922 in which he describes taking his mother to the theatre in London and his feelings for her, and also the funeral of Rivers and his feelings and impressions on that occasion.

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