Dylan Thomas – Notes on the Art of Poetry [Essay]

October 27, 2014

 

Dylan Thomas

Today marks the centennial of the birth of the renowned Welsh poet Dylan Thomas

In commemoration, we offer this wonderful essay by the poet on why he writes poetry.  This essay can be found in:

The Poems of Dylan Thomas

Hardback: New Directions, 2003
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Notes on the Art of Poetry
Dylan Thomas

“The joy and function of poetry is, and was, the celebration of man, which is also the celebration of God.”