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By R.S. Thomas

R.S. Thomas (1913-2000) is likely one of the significant poets of our time, in addition to one of many most interesting non secular poets within the English language and Wales's maximum poet. This tremendous collecting of his overdue poems indicates us the ultimate flowering of a very nice poet nonetheless writing on the peak of his powers all the way through his 70s and 80s. It starts along with his autobiographical series "The Echoes go back Slow", which has been unavailable for a few years, and is going as much as "Residues", written instantly ahead of his loss of life on the age of 87. those strong poems -- approximately time and heritage, the self, love, the computer, the pass and prayer -- hide all of his significant components of wondering. this is often R.S. Thomas in a wintry weather gentle, his fury targeting the inhumanity of guy and smooth know-how, his gaze absorbed by way of the God he felt in Nature, yet discovering nourishment in 'waste places'. while he writes with resigned feeling and giant perception, in addition to grim humour and playful irony, of isolation, growing older, marriage and 'love's shining greenhouses'. For Thomas, 'Poetry is that / which arrives on the mind / when it comes to the heart.'

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