Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night

Do not go gentle into that good night,
Old age should burn and rage 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 (first published 1951)

The best modern version IMHO is the one sung by Doug Parkinson off the movie Stone

Read an analysis here – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Do_not_go_gentle_into_that_good_night

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Something Else Sorted

Added a help file for the family tree login so those of the family that find turning a computer on a daunting task should (I hope) be able to work their way in 😉

Apart from that, done nothing at all really and on that note it’s time to do some research. I’m putting together of all things a non-fiction book, go figure I have to actually use my brain. Below is the working cover/title it should prove to be quite a challenge but I feel I
need to do it.

FYI – Soldiers Under Command is the title of a Stryper song from the album of the same name – it says it all.

True Colours - Soldiers Under Command

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Did, Done n Doode

Finished it, Vallaror the Kings Guard (now a four parter, not five) I mean – now to compile the book and create a new cover as The Womb is showing its age 🙂

The Womb
The Womb

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Write Right or Try To Atleast

It’s been many a year since I sat and wrote a short story, I was (well still am) a member of an online writers group – it certainly brought the twisted part of me out. Anyway, as I mentioned in my last post, I was going to continue or attempt to write some more of the now five part trilogy 😉 which I did. Vallaror is undergoing some changes, LITERALLY so it’s making for a few challenges, I only managed another 2500+ words before I got stuck last night so I’m all sparky and ready to go again after a night of just letting the old mind drift through scenarios.

I think I’ll shurrup now and go write some more – oh and if you want access to the family tree don’t forget to email me so I can give you the username & password.

 Adios

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