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Dylan Thomas

Dylan Marlais Thomas (27 October 1914 – 9 November 1953) was a Welsh poet and writer whose works include the poems, "Do not go gentle into that good night", "And death shall have no dominion", the "play for voices", Under Milk Wood, and stories and radio broadcasts such as A Child's Christmas in Wales and Portrait of the Artist as a Young Dog. He became popular in his lifetime, and remained popular after his death; partly due to his larger than life character, and his reputation for drinking to excess.

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    In my craft or sullen art
    Exercised in the still night
    When only the moon rages
    And the lovers lie abed
    With all their griefs in their arms,
    Dylan Thomas (1914–1953)

    Don’t follow leaders
    Watch the parkin’ meters.
    —Bob Dylan [Robert Allen Zimmerman] (b. 1941)

    For Johnnie Crack and Flossie Snail
    Always used to say that stout and ale
    Was good for a baby in a milking pail.
    —Dylan Thomas (1914–1953)