Dylan Thomas

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

If I Were Tickled By The Rub Of Love - Poem by Dylan Thomas

If I were tickled by the rub of love,
A rooking girl who stole me for her side,
Broke through her straws, breaking my bandaged string,
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Comments about If I Were Tickled By The Rub Of Love by Dylan Thomas

  • Wes Vogler (2/28/2016 6:49:00 PM)

    I wonder if he was drunk at the time and never got around to doing a re-write. Probably just my lack of sophistication. anyone? (Report)Reply

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  • Susan Williams (2/28/2016 4:04:00 PM)

    “If I Were Tickled by the Rub of Love” is about the nature of human sexuality and its impact on Christian values and vice versa. That is a complex issue for the moral man. Makes many of us wish for the long ago innocence of childhood before the onset of passion and desire. (Report)Reply

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  • Edward Kofi Louis (2/28/2016 1:53:00 AM)

    Life and love! Along the farm land with your adventures. Thanks for sharing. (Report)Reply

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  • Pranab K Chakraborty (2/28/2016 12:24:00 AM)

    This world is half the devil's and my own, ...........................

    No more talking needed to appreciate a piece of any creative art. Unique indeed.

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  • Brian Jani (4/26/2014 1:54:00 AM)

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

    Kim Barney(2/28/2016 3:10:00 PM)

    He can't check yours 'oit'; he died in 1953.

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  • (5/29/2013 10:39:00 AM)

    There is a typo in the second line of the third stanza. greet girls should be green girls. Someone please fix this. Take note. (Report)Reply

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  • (9/28/2009 9:24:00 PM)

    Wonderfully odd poem about the complexities of growing as human beings in love and life. I also liked the biblical allusions. Very capturing and odd. (Report)Reply

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