"My father had wanted to name me for Dylan Thomas. He had seen him speak on one of those drunken poetry tours he did."
"All bad poetry springs from genuine feeling."Dylan Walsh on Oscar Wilde
"A poet can survive everything but a misprint."Dylan Walsh on Oscar Wilde
"Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion, but an escape from emotion it is not the expression of personality, but an escape from personality. But, of course, only those who have personality and emotions know what it means to want to escape from these things."Dylan Walsh on T. S. Eliot
"Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words."Dylan Walsh on Robert Frost
"A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness."Dylan Walsh on Robert Frost