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.


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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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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Rogelio Guillermo 08 October 2017
this is a kind of poem I love reading while taking a break from a long arduous day.
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Mcgeorge Jeremiah 01 September 2017
Nice and inspiring. This is so great
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Ash Frost 09 April 2017
lovely christmas celebrate with the child
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Nick Davies 25 December 2016
Extraordinary prose, with language and imagery so evocative one feels one was there, either in a past year or in a numbed consciousness
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