Dylan Thomas

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

Clown In The Moon

Poem by Dylan Thomas

My tears are like the quiet drift
Of petals from some magic rose;
And all my grief flows from the rift
Of unremembered skies and snows.

I think, that if I touched the earth,
It would crumble;
It is so sad and beautiful,
So tremulously like a dream.


Comments about Clown In The Moon by Dylan Thomas

  • Don KubickiDon Kubicki (7/7/2019 2:02:00 PM)

    The clown Prince of poetry is crying like Emmett Kelly over the crumbling of his earth.(Report)Reply

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  • Shakespear (2/23/2019 8:31:00 PM)

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  • Gorth (1/25/2019 11:59:00 AM)

    Subscribe to Pewdiepie xD(Report)Reply

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  • Anne of green gables (11/28/2018 10:29:00 AM)

    it was so beuatiful i could cry(Report)Reply

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  • BannanaBoy (10/10/2018 7:53:00 AM)

    I like this poem(Report)Reply

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  • GEORGIE MUM LOL HAHA (10/10/2018 7:52:00 AM)

    This good(Report)Reply

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  • Prakhar jaiswal (5/25/2018 5:35:00 AM)

    Good poem(Report)Reply

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  • Dylan Robin (5/6/2018 2:08:00 PM)

    Seems being named after a poet has qualities passed on, these words echo in my mind, why is it(Report)Reply

    Dylan Marshall(5/7/2018 11:54:00 PM)

    Also named after him, currently doing a poetry unit on him, and decided to study a lot of his work.

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  • Gulzar Hussain ranjoor (3/30/2018 8:46:00 AM)

    Like...my tears(Report)Reply

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  • Patrick Ford (2/1/2018 11:30:00 AM)

    Im starting by saying i dont like straight people, they get on my nerves and make wanna blow my brains out. secondly dont make me bring my asshole to the talent show again or else i will actually eat someone not the cannibal stuff but i will actually eat somone dont test meAlready ReportedReply

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  • Lil Rick` (2/1/2018 11:11:00 AM)

    I believe that this helped me over come my depression and made me not want to die anymore so i agree with everyone that likes this poem #whiteprivledge(Report)Reply

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  • Bernard F. AsuncionBernard F. Asuncion (11/9/2017 1:35:00 PM)

    Such a sad poem by Dylan Thomas........ a moving piece...(Report)Reply

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  • Edward Kofi LouisEdward Kofi Louis (11/9/2017 12:35:00 PM)

    Grief flows! ! Thanks for sharing this poem with us.(Report)Reply

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  • Rose Marie Juan-austinRose Marie Juan-austin (11/9/2017 12:06:00 PM)

    The poem has just 8 lines but the punch is tremendous. Stupendous write.(Report)Reply

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  • Subhas Chandra ChakraSubhas Chandra Chakra (11/9/2017 11:56:00 AM)

    Wow, beautiful creation. Thanks for sharing. Congratulations for the selection.(Report)Reply

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  • Tom Allport (11/9/2017 3:24:00 AM)

    a beautiful yet sad poem from a lofty silvery viewpoint? .................wonderfully expressed Dylan(Report)Reply

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  • Kumarmani MahakulKumarmani Mahakul (11/9/2017 12:40:00 AM)

    Beautiful poem with lofty insight! Thanks and congratulations for being selected this poem as the poem of the day.(Report)Reply

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  • Susan WilliamsSusan Williams (11/9/2017 12:21:00 AM)

    So tremulously beautiful(Report)Reply

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  • Rajnish MangaRajnish Manga (11/9/2017 12:20:00 AM)

    Great imagery showing the love of nature and sentiments for Mother Earth.
    Thanks.(Report)Reply

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  • Sylvaonyema UbaSylvaonyema Uba (2/8/2017 8:44:00 AM)

    It is so sad and beautiful. Well expressed! Sylva.(Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003



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