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Poems by R. S. Thomas
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The son of sailor, Thomas led an unsettled life in early childhood, moving with his family from port town to port town.

As an adult, R. S. Thomas became an Anglican priest, serving rural Welsh farming communities.

Thomas dabbled in poetry in school, but it wasn't until he met the painter Mildred E. Eldridge, the woman who would become his wife, that be began to take poetry seriously.

Poems by R. S. Thomas


Recommended Books: R. S. Thomas

For Lovers of God Everywhere: Poems of the Christian Mystics Soul Food: Nourishing Poems for Starved Minds R. S. Thomas: Selected Poems R. S. Thomas (Everyman Poetry) R. S. Thomas: Collected Poems 1945-1990
R. S. Thomas: Poet of the Hidden God R. S. Thomas: Poetry and Theology The Man Who Went into the West: The Life of R. S. Thomas Collected Later Poems, 1988-2000





Related Links

R. S. Thomas: The Poetry Foundation
http://www.poetryfoundation.org/archive/poet.html?id=6828

Brief biography and a sampling of poems by R. S. Thomas.

R. S. Thomas: Poetry and Theology - Google Books
http://books.google.com/books?id=4EccO3iAB-8C&dq=R.+S.+Thomas&printsec=frontcover&source=bl&ots=8lPWBA-T2x&sig=VNX8wzC-7OClUAdVZsv1x3Agt8U&hl=en&ei=tGEqS9bfBYXosQPNquHEBA&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=13&ved=0CEsQ6AEwDA#v=onepage&q=&f=false

The complete text of R. S. Thomas: Poetry and Theology, by William V. Davies available online.

R. S. Thomas in 1995 - YouTube
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H8v-uc-DI7g

A 5 minute video clip produced by British television. R. S. Thomas interview clips and reading his own poetry.

R. S. Thomas - Poetry Archive
http://www.poetryarchive.org/poetryarchive/singlePoet.do?poetId=7175

Brief biography and a couple of audio recordings of his poems.

R. S. Thomas - Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/R._S._Thomas

Short biography, exploration of his beliefs, a few links.

R. S. Thomas - Welsh Landscape - YouTube
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jb8mK3Ccsl0

Short video to an audio recording of R. S. Thomas reading his "Welsh Landscape"

R. S. Thomas - Famous Poets and Poems
http://famouspoetsandpoems.com/poets/r__s__thomas/poems

Several of his poems online.
R. S. Thomas