Dylan Thomas Quote

I fell in love — that is the only expression I can think of — at once, and am still at the mercy of words, though sometimes now, knowing a little of their behavior very well, I think I can influence them slightly and have even learned to beat them now and then, which they appear to enjoy.


Poetic Manifesto, published in the Texas Quarterly (Winter 1961)

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I fell in love — that is the only expression I can think of — at once, and am still at the mercy of words, though sometimes now, knowing a little ...

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I fell in love — that is the only expression I can think of — at once, and am still at the mercy of words, though sometimes now, knowing a little ...

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I fell in love — that is the only expression I can think of — at once, and am still at the mercy of words, though sometimes now, knowing a little ...

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I fell in love — that is the only expression I can think of — at once, and am still at the mercy of words, though sometimes now, knowing a little ...