Dylan Thomas Boathouse-Laugharne-Carmathenshire.

One of Wales,s Greatest writers, born in
Swansea 1914, known for his love of
Poetry,Poems, short stories, Novels and
Fiction.First moved to Laugharne 1937,
living in a Fisherman,s Cottage before
moving to “Sea View” and finally returning
to live in the Boat House at Laugharne in
1949. Major pieces of his work were
written there in his famous shed where
the views and area inspired him to write
“Under Milk Wood” and
“Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night”.
The Boathouse now contains Original
furnishings and Memorabilia, Tea Room,
Terrace,viewing platform and a Bookshop.
He lived there with his wife,Caitlin and children,Colm,Aeronwy and Llewelyn.He died in 1953.

Very picturesque area with a large carpark nearby.



Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night

Do not go gentle into that good night,
Old age should burn and rave at close of day;
Rage, rage against the dying of the light.

Though wise men at their end know dark is right,
Because their words had forked no lightning they
Do not go gentle into that good night.

Good men, the last wave by, crying how bright
Their frail deeds might have danced in a green bay,
Rage, rage against the dying of the light.
Wild men who caught and sang the sun in flight,
And learn, too late, they grieved it on its way,
Do not go gentle into that good night.

Grave men, near death, who see with blinding sight
Blind eyes could blaze like meteors and be gay,
Rage, rage against the dying of the light.

And you, my father, there on the sad height,
Curse, bless, me now with your fierce tears, I pray.
Do not go gentle into that good night.
Rage, rage against the dying of the light.


Dylan Thomas