Dylan Thomas

Dylan Thomas

Dylan Thomas was a Welsh writer who is to this day one of the most popular modern poets. His work is noted for its relatability as well as its original use of language. Read more about Dylan Thomas.

Some of Thomas’ most famous poems include Do not go gentle into that good night, Fern Hill, And Death Shall Have No Dominion, and Poem in October.

And Death Shall Have No Dominion

‘And Death Shall Have No Dominion’ is about the power that death does not have over mankind and how men are unified after death, not divided.

Do not go gentle into that good night

‘Do not go gentle into that good night’ is a powerful poem about how important it is, despite death’s inevitability, to fight against it until the bitter end.

Fern Hill

Dylan Thomas wrote his famous poem ‘Fern Hill’ as a way of looking back towards childhood and appreciating the pure joy that becomes so hard to find after.

In My Craft Or Sullen Art

‘In My Craft Or Sullen Art’ by Dylan Thomas describes Thomas’ writing practice, ideal reader and preferred legacy after his death. 

Poem in October

‘Poem in October’ tells of a speaker’s journey out of autumn and up a hill to reclaim childhood joy, the summer season and his spirituality. 

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