Dylan Thomas Quotes

Beginning with doom in the bulb, the spring unravels....
Dylan Thomas (1914-1953), Welsh poet. "I, in my intricate image."
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Less than five hundred souls inhabit the three quaint streets and the few narrow by-lanes and scattered farmsteads that constitute this small, decaying watering-place which may, indeed, be called a "backwater of life" without disrespect to its natives who possess, to this day, a salty individuality of their own.
Dylan Thomas (1914-1953), Welsh poet, writer. the Voice of a Guide-Book, in Under Milkwood: A Play for Voices, p. 23, J.M. Dent and Sons Ltd. (1962).
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The land of my fathers. My fathers can have it.
Dylan Thomas (1914-1953), Welsh poet. Adam (London, Dec. 1953). Land of my Fathers is the Welsh national anthem.
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And though my love pulls the pale, nippled air, Prides of to-morrow suckling in her eyes, Yet this I make in a forgiving presence.
Dylan Thomas (1914-1953), Welsh poet. "I make this in a warring absence."
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Once in this wine the summer blood Knocked in the flesh that decked the vine, Once in this bread The oat was merry in the wind; Man broke the sun, pulled the wind down.
Dylan Thomas (1914-1953), Welsh poet. "This bread I break."
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Morning smack of the spade that wakes up sleep, Shakes a desolate boy who slits his throat In the dark of the coffin and sheds dry leaves,
Dylan Thomas (1914-1953), Welsh poet. After the Funeral (l. 6-8). . . The Collected Poems of Dylan Thomas, 1934-1952 (1953, rev. ed. 1956) New Directions.
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I make this in a warring absence when Each ancient, stone-necked minute of love's season Harbours my anchored tongue....
Dylan Thomas (1914-1953), Welsh poet. "I make this in a warring absence."
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This side of the truth, You may not see, my son, King of your blue eyes In the blinding country of youth, That all is undone, Under the unminding skies....
Dylan Thomas (1914-1953), Welsh poet. "This Side of the Truth."
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In a room with a stuffed fox and a stale fern,
Dylan Thomas (1914-1953), Welsh poet. After the Funeral (l. 11). . . The Collected Poems of Dylan Thomas, 1934-1952 (1953, rev. ed. 1956) New Directions.
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Incarnate devil in a talking snake, The central plains of Asia in his garden, In shaping-time the circle stung awake, In shapes of sin forked out the bearded apple....
Dylan Thomas (1914-1953), Welsh poet. "Incarnate devil."
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