Friday, January 3, 2003

A Child's Christmas In Wales Comments

Rating: 3.3
One Christmas was so much like another, in those years around the sea-town corner now and out of all sound except the distant speaking of the voices I sometimes hear a moment before sleep, that I can never remember whether it snowed for six days and six nights when I was twelve or whether it snowed for twelve days and twelve nights when I was six.

All the Christmases roll down toward the two-tongued sea, like a cold and headlong moon bundling down the sky that was our street; and they stop at the rim of the ice-edged fish-freezing waves, and I plunge my hands in the snow and bring out whatever I can find. In goes my hand into that wool-white bell-tongued ball of holidays resting at the rim of the carol-singing sea, and out come Mrs. Prothero and the firemen.


Sakalabaktula Sairaj 26 December 2017
wow so big one i read it
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Jackiechad 24 December 2017
All the Christmases roll down the hill towards the Welsh-speaking sea, like a snowball growing whiter and bigger and rounder (Memories of Christmas) Dylan Thomas
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Priscilla Bradley 22 December 2017
Get a copy of Dylan Thomas himself reading this poem. It is absolutely magical.
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Analiza 21 December 2017
its too long but it was so good to read you can imagine ho great to be in crhistmas.
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Audrey 25 December 2017
Dylan Thomas can NEVER be too long. A pleasure to read this again!
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Sylvia Frances Chan 20 December 2017
This is NOT TOO LONG. But you call this a Short Story about Christmas, A Child's Christmas In Wales - SHORT story by Dylan Thomas. A very interesting read, and it ads a very lot to our general knowledge about the customs of countries. True impressing, my hats off for Dylan Thomas. I am glad to have read this grand piece.
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harpi 19 December 2017
way to long, if it was shorter it would be better
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bob''s bergers 19 December 2017
its to long make it shorter bro
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Jack Stevens 12 December 2017
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Could you make the poem a bit shorter? Otherwise, it would be perfect for teaching.
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Tony Bennett 12 December 2017
I have a precis - about 1000 words which keeps the essence
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Jerry Wells 11 December 2017
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John Atchley 11 December 2017
Sigh, I was going to comment to support Harley White, but this site limits comments to 300 characters. Can't deal with that.
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Freya 10 December 2017
I still think it's good
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Harley White 05 December 2017
A Child's Christmas In Wales is one of my all-time favorite works for the Christmas season by that sublime poets' poet Dylan Thomas. I have a recording of him reciting it, which I normally listen to every year. Thank you for posting this!
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xmas poem 03 December 2017
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akshay 30 November 2017
the worst thing ever. it dosent give me any info, except his life soooooo boring improve
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sweetheart 05 December 2017
agreed, it was more like a short story
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kaaviyaa 29 November 2017
what the hell this thing is like a story and soooo long
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kawaii 11 December 2017
true. I couldn´t finish this thing because it´s way too long. This is not a poem for sure!
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alisha 27 November 2017
What the heck is this website it's rubbish don't go on the stupid thing
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Alan Powdrell 23 November 2017
I found this in a little gift shop in Wales in 1975. I fell in love with it then and love it still.
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Edgar Allan Poe 19 November 2017
Too long and like a story
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Orange lover 19 November 2017
It's more like a story and far too long for me
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