Quotation by Dylan Thomas

Deep with the first dead lies London's daughter,
Robed in the long friends,
The grains beyond age, the dark veins of her mother,
Secret by the unmourning water
Of the riding Thames.
After the first death, there is no other.
Dylan Thomas (1914–1953), Welsh poet. A Refusal to Mourn the Death, by Fire, of a Child in London (l. 19–24). . .

The Collected Poems of Dylan Thomas, 1934-1952 (1953, rev. ed. 1956) New Directions.
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