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R.S. Thomas Quotes

I have nowhere to go. The swift satellites show The clock of my whole being is slow.
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You have to imagine
a waiting that is not impatient
because it is timeless.

— R.S. Thomas

Welsh poet R. S. Thomas often complained of having to go out and "perform cultural exceses on Saxon territory," the term he used for reading his poems to English sudiences.

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Poetry is that / which arrives at the intellect / by way of the heart.

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They left no books , Memorial to their lonely thought In grey parishes: rather they wrote On men's hearts and in the minds Of young children sublime words Too soon forgotten. God in his time Or out of time will correct this.

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I have nowhere to go. The swift satellites show The clock of my whole being is slow.

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I am a man now. Pass your hand over my brow. You can feel the place where the brains grow.

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Somewhere within sight of the tree of poetry that is eternity wearing the green leaves of time .

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The deep spaces between stars , Fathomless as the cold shadow His mind cast.

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Ah, what balance is needed at the edges of such an abyss. I am left alone on the surface of a turning planet. What to do but, like Michelangelo 's Adam, put my hand out into unknown space, hoping for the reciprocating touch?

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