“Ancient Track, The“

   Poem (44 lines); written on November 26, 1929. First published in WT(March 1930). Brooding poem in which the narrator comes upon a milestone (“Two miles to Dunwich”) on a lonely road and subsequently encounters nameless horrors. This is the only other mention of Dunwich in HPL’s fiction and poetry aside from “The Dunwich Horror” (1928).
   See Donald R.Burleson, “On Lovecraft’s ‘The Ancient Track,’” LSNo. 28 (Spring 1993): 17–20.

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