Lines from "Come Healing" possibly inspired by Dylan Thomas

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Lines from "Come Healing" possibly inspired by Dylan Thomas

Post by Joe Way » Tue Mar 03, 2015 8:01 pm

When I've heard the lines, "Longing of the branches to lift the little bud," there was always something familiar to it. Recently, I came across the Dylan Thomas line "The force that through the green fuse drives the flower." And, yes, there is also a reference to blood in the poem. Here is the poem in its entirety.

http://www.poets.org/poetsorg/poem/forc ... ves-flower

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Probably

Post by Steven » Sat Mar 07, 2015 8:39 pm

Hi Joe,

Thanks for this thread. Seems likely that the lines were inspired by the Dylan Thomas poem.
Won't guess, though, as to whether L.C. had the Dylan Thomas poem consciously in mind at
the time that "Come Healing" was being created.
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Re: Lines from "Come Healing" possibly inspired by Dylan Thomas

Post by Kasey00 » Tue Apr 07, 2020 12:36 pm

Joe Way wrote:
Tue Mar 03, 2015 8:01 pm
When I've heard the lines, "Longing of the branches to lift the little bud," there was always something familiar to it. Recently, I came across the Dylan Thomas line "The force that through the green fuse drives the flower." And, yes, there is also a reference to blood in the poem. Here is the poem in its entirety.

http://www.poets.org/poetsorg/poem/forc ... ves-flower https://scrabblewordfinder.vip/

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The poem is surely inspired by the Dylan Thomas poem.
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