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Quotes by Dylan Thomas

'A good poem is a contribution to reality. The world is never the same once a good poem has been added to it. A good poem helps to change the shape of the universe, helps to extend everyone's knowledge of himself and the world around him.'
Dylan Thomas

'The best poem is that whose worked-upon unmagical passages come closest, in texture and intensity, to those moments of magical accident.'

‘If you want a definition of poetry, say: "Poetry is what makes me laugh or cry or yawn, what makes my toenails twinkle, what makes me want to do this or that or nothing" and let it go at that.'

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