Tears of sorrow for a Welshman in exile

My time as a journalist in Basildon was not all politics and crime, although I did spend a lot of time in the council chamber and the magistrates’ courts. The Arts Centre, just off the town square, was a cultural centre for the district and, as well as hosting concerts and professional entertainment, it providedContinue reading “Tears of sorrow for a Welshman in exile”

Sunset Poem (Eli Jenkin’s Prayer)

by Dylan Thomas from Under Milk Wood Every morning when I wake, Dear Lord a little prayer I make, O please to keep a loving eye, On all poor creatures born to die. And every evening at sundown I ask a blessing on the town, For whether we last the night or no I’m sureContinue reading “Sunset Poem (Eli Jenkin’s Prayer)”