Dylan Thomas

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

Not From This Anger - Poem by Dylan Thomas

Not from this anger, anticlimax after
Refusal struck her loin and the lame flower
Bent like a beast to lap the singular floods
In a land strapped by hunger
Shall she receive a bellyful of weeds
And bear those tendril hands I touch across
The agonized, two seas.
Behind my head a square of sky sags over
The circular smile tossed from lover to lover
And the golden ball spins out of the skies;
Not from this anger after
Refusal struck like a bell under water
Shall her smile breed that mouth, behind the mirror,
That burns along my eyes.


Comments about Not From This Anger by Dylan Thomas

  • Narayanan Kutty Pozhath (5/3/2018 9:06:00 AM)


    A bell under water does not produce any sound. This poem is very beautiful. (Report) Reply

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  • (3/13/2018 4:21:00 PM)


    What is this poem about, i dont understand it (Report) Reply

  • Brian Jani (4/26/2014 2:08:00 AM)


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

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 3, 2003



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