[4 January 1917]
skill at drawing he would do so splendidly as it is he is a bit timid in his lines like you my dearie & indeed like everyone but the bigger people.
I think perhaps if you were to soften down that death-like hollow in the right cheek it could be a better picture. “What have the fates got to offer”? Dearie I would like you to copy that out if you can get it and send it to me it bothers me not being able to remember any more. And “I knew a Phoenix in my Youth” I would love to know that by heart. And where are my “Green Branches”? Will you send the copy if you can find