Five Fascinating Facts about Dylan Thomas

Dylan Thomas

1. Dylan Thomas was born exactly 100 years ago today, in Swansea. His middle name was Marlais, which was a nod to his great-uncle, William Thomas, who was also a poet. William Thomas’s bardic name was Gwilym Marles. 2. One of Thomas’s first published poems was apparently plagiarised. Thomas took the poem, ‘His Requiem’, from a …

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