Happy Star Wars Day!

5113354b8f0ab9e4202275de64f192e3

(poetry diary 248-5/4/17) Front Line Services staff at Yale’s Bass Library are dressed up like Star Wars characters today, partly as library promotion and partly just because. Hence today’s Tribrach theme. Yup. 

Couldn’t find any non-silly poems on-line about the movies yet, (I’m hoping some Gen X poets will produce great ones sometime) so in the meantime here’s

The force that through the green fuse drives the flower

Dylan Thomas

The force that through the green fuse drives the flower
Drives my green age; that blasts the roots of trees
Is my destroyer.
And I am dumb to tell the crooked rose
My youth is bent by the same wintry fever.
-
Read rest of poem 

and here’s a video of the “rhymes” in the Star Wars movies:

and here’s….

35d5de43df294a8552aa050993b2e0af.jpg

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Blog at WordPress.com.

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: