By: Ben, Lilly, and Emma

Dylan in his 20's
Dylan in his 20's

Famous Poems:
"Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night"
"Fern Hill"
"And Death Shall Have No Dominion"

  • Born October 27, 1914 in Swansea, South Wales at 5 Cwmdonkin Dr.
  • He had 1 sister named Nancy.
  • Married Caitlin Macnamara in 1937 at age 20.
  • Was a senior english master at Swansea Grammar School.
  • He had 2 sons, and 1 daughter.
  • January 1950 he visited America.
  • His poems revealed his love of death, religion, and the sound of words.
  • A well known poem is "Fern Hill."
  • He believed he would die young.
  • He died of pneumonia aggravated by alcoholism during his tour of America.
  • He died on November 9, 1953 at St. Vincents Hospital, New York at 39 years old.
  • "Adventure of the Skin trade" was published after his death.

Swansea Grammar School
Swansea Grammar School

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Meier, Kristen. "Poets." Poets.org - Poetry, Poems, Bios & More. Web. 15 Dec. 2011. http://www.poets.org/.


Thomas, Katrice. Lightining-gallery. 2005. Photograph. Google. Web. 9 Dec. 2011.

Podhuva, Sengai. Sunset2007. 2007. Photograph. Google. Web. 9 Dec. 2011.

Fire2. 1992. Photograph. Houston, Dallas. Google. Texas Womans University, 1 Jan. 1993. Web. 9 Dec. 2011

Night sky:
Moon-girl-night. 2005. Photograph. Google. July-Aug. 2005. Web. 9 Dec. 2011.
Almaha. Tears make this feel much better than before. 2011. Photograph. englishclub.com

Fire Sky:

Ench, Cory. Firesky. 1999. Photograph. Enchgallery.com, Http:www.enchgallery.com/fractals/fractalpages/firesky.htm.

Chaffey, Eric. Peace Attend Thee. 2010. Photograph. Springsofwater.com, Http:www.springsofwater.com/blog/?p=413.
Lightning sky:
Bubblian, Alan. Lightning Bolt. Photograph. Google. Web. 15 Dec. 2011.