Yes, I remember Aldestrop – Yes, I remember Adlestrop –
At least the name. One afternoon The name, because
Of heat – the express train [ ] One afternoon
[ ] drew up there Of heat, the express train drew up
against its custom. It was June. there [ ]
Unwontedly. It was late June.
The steam hissed. Someone cleared his throat.
No one left & no one came
On the bare platform. What I saw
Was Adlestrop, only the name,
and, willows, willow herb & grass,
and meadowsweet. The haycocks dry
were not less still & lonely fair
Than the high cloudlets [ ] in the sky.
And all that minute a blackbird sang
Close by, and round him, mistier,
Farther & farther, all the birds
Of Oxfordshire & Gloucestershire.