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

  • (5/25/2018 5:35:00 AM)


    Good poem (Report) Reply

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  • (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

    (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.

  • (3/30/2018 8:46:00 AM)


    Like...my tears (Report) Reply

  • (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 me (Report) Reply

  • (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

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


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

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


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

  • Rose 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

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


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

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


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

  • Kumarmani 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

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


    So tremulously beautiful (Report) Reply

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


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

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


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

  • Christina Simmons (12/10/2016 12:57:00 PM)

    Clown In The Moon:
    Short and sweet as it were: yet I was deeply touched. (Report) Reply

  • Ahmed Gumaa Siddiek (3/3/2016 1:28:00 PM)


    Highly poetic with strong image and feelings of sadness. (Report) Reply

  • (8/23/2015 5:12:00 AM)


    Subtle sensuous and magical yet brief. A great delight to read. (Report) Reply

  • Melvina Germain (6/12/2015 8:13:00 PM)


    Awww it's so nice to be here again commenting on beautiful poems such as this Dylan. Thank you so much..... (Report) Reply

  • Brian Jani (4/26/2014 1:34:00 AM)


    Awesome I like this poem, check mine oit (Report) Reply

  • Sylva Portoian (5/21/2010 4:52:00 AM)


    Clown in The Moon

    This Dylan's poem
    Has the beauty
    Of the water falls
    You want to catch each drop
    brfore it falls-
    You want to reach each word
    As, it belongs to you;
    I 'd like to say deeper than that
    It is you what you sense
    And... yours.
    (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003



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