Who is Dylan Thomas

Dylan Marlais Thomas (27 October 1914 – 9 November 1953) was a Welsh poet and writer whose works include the poems "Do not go gentle into that good night" and "And death shall have no dominion", the "play for voices" Under Milk Wood, and stories and radio broadcasts such as A Child's Christmas in Wales and Portrait of the Artist as a Young Dog. He became widely popular in his lifetime and remained so after his death at the age of 39 in New York City. By then, he had acquired a reputation, which he had encouraged, as a "roistering, drunken and doomed poet".Thomas was born in Swansea, Wales, in 1914. In 1931, when he was 16, Thomas, an undistinguished pupil, left school to become a reporter for the South Wales Daily Post. Many of his works appeared in print while he was still a teenager. I...
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Dylan Thomas Poems

  • Love In The Asylum
    A stranger has come
    To share my room in the house not right in the head,
    A girl mad as birds
    ...
  • Out Of The Sighs
    Out of the sighs a little comes,
    But not of grief, for I have knocked down that
    Before the agony; the spirit grows,
    Forgets, and cries; ...
  • I Have Longed To Move Away
    I have longed to move away
    From the hissing of the spent lie
    And the old terrors' continual cry
    Growing more terrible as the day ...
  • The Tombstone Told When She Died
    The tombstone told when she died.
    Her two surnames stopped me still.
    A virgin married at rest.
    She married in this pouring place, ...
  • The Conversation Of Prayer
    The conversation of prayers about to be said
    By the child going to bed and the man on the stairs
    Who climbs to his dying love in her high room,
    The one not caring to whom in his sleep he will move ...
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Sea 47 Love 46 I Love You 46 Sun 44 Light 40 Heart 40 Night 37 Death 35 Wind 34 Time 33


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Tistheseasontv: today's tv special features a discussion on 1987's a child's christmas in wales--adapted from the story by dylan thomas. it is essentially about reminiscing--a very popular activity for most people each christmas. read more:
Rcasofficial: "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... rage, rage against the dying of the light." ~ dylan thomas join us on 6th of december to witness the ultimate cosmic experience!
Dt__92: still 2 dylan john thomas tickets left troops.
Feinsod: forgot a few frost-kissed carrots! zone 5 december harvests like dylan thomas poems only cosmic purple
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Ma tried to wash her garden slacks but couldn't get 'em clean
And so she thought she'd soak 'em in a bucket o' benzine.
It worked all right. She wrung 'em out then wondered what she'd do
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She knew that it was dangerous to scatter it around,
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