Category Archives: Dylan Thomas

what is poetry

I have just watched an episode of New Tricks, in which a trio of ex-cops investigate cold cases; this one was about poetry. In an earlier blog I wrote about the post Hopkins/Yeats/Eliot/Dylan Thomas madness, the irrationality of the drug-taking … Continue reading

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thank you 4 yr good wishes

In another art blog I quoted the Dylan Thomas “sonnet” “My hero bares his nerves along my wrist”, which is a gay image, if you conceptualise an inner dominant gay person emerging & coming to “fruition”. Except that in Thomas’ … Continue reading

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sots & thralls

In my recent work, a self portrait of mixed textile media, titled LOL, SMR RAIN, I quoted the Gerard Manley Hopkins poem, Just indeed thou art. Justus quidem tu es, Domine, si disputem tecum; verumtamen justa loquar ad te: Quare via … Continue reading

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