Dylan Thomas Quotes

O make me a mask and a wall to shut from your spies Of the sharp, enamelled eyes and the spectacled claws Rape and rebellion in the nurseries of my face....
Dylan Thomas (1914-1953), Welsh poet. "O make me a mask."
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Shall I still be love's house on the widdershin earth, Woe to the windy masons at my shelter? Love's house, they answer, and the tower death Lie all unknowing of the grave sin-eater.
Dylan Thomas (1914-1953), Welsh poet. "Do you not father me."
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The sky is torn across This ragged anniversary....
Dylan Thomas (1914-1953), Welsh poet. "On a Wedding Anniversary."
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Am I not father, too, and the ascending boy, The boy of woman and the wanton starer Marking the flesh and summer in the bay?
Dylan Thomas (1914-1953), Welsh poet. "Do you not father me."
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Too late in the wrong rain They come together whom their love parted: The windows pour into their heart And the doors burn in their brain.
Dylan Thomas (1914-1953), Welsh poet. "On a Wedding Anniversary."
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Beyond this island bound By a thin sea of flesh And a bone coast ...
Dylan Thomas (1914-1953), Welsh poet. "Ears in the turrets hear."
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Up through the lubber crust of Wales I rocketed to astonish The flashing needle rock of squatters, The criers of Shabby and Shorten, The famous stitch droppers.
Dylan Thomas (1914-1953), Welsh poet. "Once below a time."
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Shall I let in the stranger, Shall I welcome the sailor, Or stay till the day I die? Hands of the stranger and holds of the ships, Hold you poison or grapes?
Dylan Thomas (1914-1953), Welsh poet. "Ears in the turrets hear."
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Summoning a child's voice from a webfoot stone, Never never oh never to regret the bugle I wore On my cleaving arm as I blasted in a wave. Now shown and mostly bare I would lie down, Lie down, like down and live As quiet as a bone.
Dylan Thomas (1914-1953), Welsh poet. "Once below a time."
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Being innocent, he dreaded that he died Hating his God, but what he was was plain: An old kind man brave in his burning pride.
Dylan Thomas (1914-1953), Welsh poet. "Elegy."
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