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Quotation by Dylan Thomas
The five kings count the dead but do not soften
The crusted wound nor stroke the brow;
A hand rules pity as a hand rules heaven;
Hands have no tears to flow.
Dylan Thomas (1914–1953), Welsh poet. The Hand That Signed the Paper Felled a City (l. 13–16). . .
The Collected Poems of Dylan Thomas, 1934-1952 (1953, rev. ed. 1956) New Directions.
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