"A PRAYER" [poem]. TYPED MANUSCRIPT SIGNED (TMsS). Twelve lines on half sheet of letter size paper, carbon copy (probably), dated "Jan. 16, 1917" by different typewriter at top, signed in full (purple ink, forward slanting hand) at bottom. "A lament on love lost, written in a late romantic style, generally rather drab but lit up by one or two vivid phrases ('O hair that was a golden web of pain')." - Robert Eldridge. Sidney-Fryer, Donald. Emperor of Dreams: a Clark Ashton Smith Bibliography, p. 80. Old folding creases, one tiny stain, else fine. Provenance: Samuel Loveman papers. (#136258).