I Love Dylan Thomas

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 16 People

    "fern Hill"

    The first poem I ever ready by DT was "Fern Hill," which I read in high school. I was immediately hooked, got his collected poems, and listened for hours to the Caedmon recordings of his poem recitations, with his "cut-glass voice," as he described it. Magical. Would he have...
    franklyspeaking franklyspeaking
    56-60, M
    1 Response Jun 2, 2012

    Iam Shocked...

    ...that this community has only one member! Bless you LysKitsune.   My life changed after reading Under Milkwood years ago. I had recenlty had the opportunity to visit his home county in west Wales, UK, where I believe I had recieved some insight as to why this man was one...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Oct 21, 2008

    One...of Many Favoirites

      DO NOT GO GENTLE INTO THAT GOOD NIGHT   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...
    MrsKateBrown MrsKateBrown
    36-40, F
    Oct 20, 2009

    Love For Wales?

    I've alwas appreciated the works of this great man, even if he's from up north... sigh... Oh well, can't hold it against a genius of literature; there are plenty of great american authors as well.  Anway, I've always loved Dylan Thomas' poetry, and oddly enough, wasn't...
    Zomchef Zomchef
    Oct 21, 2009

    Dylan Thomas

    i really do love the poetry of dylan thomas,his words are truly amazing.my favorite has to be death shall have no dominion...its just fantastic
    clayantony clayantony
    41-45, M
    Sep 2, 2012

    Here's My Favorite Thomas Poem. What's Yours?

    My hero bares his nerves along my wrist That rules from wrist to shoulder, Unpacks the head that, like a sleepy ghost, Leans on my mortal ruler, The proud spine spurning turn and twist. And these poor nerves so wired to the skull Ache on the lovelorn paper I hug to...
    LysKitsune LysKitsune
    36-40, F
    Sep 8, 2008
More Stories