Dylan Thomas

About Dylan Thomas

Dylan Marlais Thomas (1914-1953) was a Welsh poet who wrote exclusively in the English language and who has been acknowledged as one of the most important Welsh poets of the 20th century. He is noted for his original, rhythmic and ingenious use of words and imagery.

“And Death Shall Have No Dominion”

By |2020-03-08T15:03:03-05:00March 27th, 2016|Categories: Death, Poetry|

And death shall have no dominion. Dead man naked they shall be one With the man in the wind and the west moon; When their bones are picked clean and the clean bones gone, They shall have stars at elbow and foot; Though they go mad they shall be sane, Though they sink through [...]

“Fern Hill”

By |2020-04-06T14:43:35-05:00August 30th, 2015|Categories: Poetry|

Now as I was young and easy under the apple boughs About the lilting house and happy as the grass was green, The night above the dingle starry, Time let me hail and climb Golden in the heydays of his eyes, And honoured among wagons I was prince of the apple towns And once [...]

“Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night”

By |2020-03-08T14:43:21-05:00July 12th, 2015|Categories: Death, Poetry|

Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age should burn and rave at close of day; Rage, rage against the dying of the light. Though wise men at their end know dark is right, Because their words had forked no lightning they Do not go gentle into that good night. Good men, [...]

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