Ah welcome to the Other Side of Rhyme. Relax and sit down…. that’s it. Sit and listen because this episode is different…. You see while I was hunting for a poem to share with you I saw a movie and in the movie was an old old poem quoted. The poem was ‘Do Not Go Gently Into that Good Night’ By Dylan Thomas….

Do not go gentle into that good night
Dylan Thomas, 1914 – 1953

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

I went and sniffed about on YouTube and found out that the cast members of that movie did a reading on the poem: Here is a fan made video thereoff

If you feel like watching the movie, it is called Interstellar and it is very good. It is however much longer than two hours so beware…

Here is the movie trailer:

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