Letters from a Hill Farm
Thank you for bringing this to your post today- it's so wonderful to catch at least a glimpse of an artist's life as he surely was an artist of language.Mary
I love that those people are taking care of his house.
I enjoyed watching this though I can't say that I've read much of Dylan Thomas' work I'm afraid. I can't say that I find either the man or his poetry very attractive - sorry:)
That's ok, it's still a beautiful country isn't it! I love what the woman said about the Welsh. I am a big fan of his work. As for the man himself, there are some words I read a long time ago that seem to fit him:Booze is like a mean old cur who goes after those who can't bite back;people with big hearts and sad souls.
Nan, I was away, so read this and watched the vidoe late, but I hope not too late to comment. Thank you for posting it. I loved it. I have often visited the Boat House on the lovely Laugharne estuary and peered in through the window of the little blue hut where Dylan wrote his wonderful poetry -- "time held me green and dying and I sang in its chains like the sea."
Never too late! I always get notification of comments, no matter how old the postings. I just added this info in case anyone else wondered.How I envy you actually being there. I really love his words.
Dorothy, I just posted the whole of Fern Hill. So, so wonderful.
I'd love to be able to visit these places....the next best thing was your link to the video, thank you so much!Jane
That's just how I felt. I so loved seeing it. The wonder of the internet. And I've meant to say, how very much I love the name of your blog. It was so familiar to me, yet I couldn't place it till I did a search, and came upon Eliot. Of course. And aren't they the best words. They make me cry. I must go back and spend more time with him.
Now that I am a grandmother, it seems that I am often late in replying to your most-appreciated comments. But I read them as soon as they come in, and I will write as soon as I can. Please do come back and check. I love these blogging conversations. A little addendum - I've just spent quite a long time catching up with dear notes you left me months ago!! I do hope you can get back to read them. And I'm trying to be much more prompt now!Also, you may comment on any post, no matter how old, and I will see it.