Dylan Thomas

(27 October 1914 – 9 November 1953 / Swansea / Wales)

Notes On The Art Of Poetry


I could never have dreamt that there were such goings-on
in the world between the covers of books,
such sandstorms and ice blasts of words,,,
such staggering peace, such enormous laughter,
such and so many blinding bright lights,, ,
splashing all over the pages
in a million bits and pieces
all of which were words, words, words,
and each of which were alive forever
in its own delight and glory and oddity and light.

Submitted: Tuesday, March 30, 2010

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