poet Dylan Thomas

Dylan Thomas

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Here In This Spring

Here in this spring, stars float along the void;
Here in this ornamental winter
Down pelts the naked weather;
This summer buries a spring bird.

Symbols are selected from the years'
Slow rounding of four seasons' coasts,
In autumn teach three seasons' fires
And four birds' notes.

I should tell summer from the trees, the worms
Tell, if at all, the winter's storms
Or the funeral of the sun;
I should learn spring by the cuckooing,
And the slug should teach me destruction.

A worm tells summer better than the clock,
The slug's a living calendar of days;
What shall it tell me if a timeless insect
Says the world wears away?

Poem Submitted: Tuesday, March 30, 2010

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  • Mridin GovindMridin Govind (4/27/2018 10:22:00 AM)

    I am just nine years old but it is so meaningful that I like it

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