Music Quiz / Bob Dylan or Dylan Thomas

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Can you name the lyrics by Bob Dylan or lines of poetry by Dylan Thomas?

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LyricBob Dylan/Dylan ThomasSong/Poem
The darted hail, the childish snow/And the wind was my sister suitor;
Over the choir minute I hear the hour chant/Time's coral saint and the salt grief drown a foul sepulchre
Well, I set my monkey on the log/And ordered him to do the Dog/He wagged his tail and shook his head/And he went and did the Cat instead
A bald wig for Jack the Ripper who sits/At the head of the chamber of commerce.
The grievers grieve among the street burned to tireless death
The cloak and dagger dangles/Madams light the candles/In ceremonies of the horsemen
The heavenly ambulance drawn by a wound/Assembling waits for the spade's ring on the cage.
And from her lips the faded pigments fall/The mummy cloths expose an ancient breast.
Laughing when he shook his paper/Hunchbacked in mockery
Peck, sprint, dance on fountains and duck time/Before I rush in a crouch the ghost with a hammer, air,
LyricBob Dylan/Dylan ThomasSong/Poem
Murmur of spring nor crush the cockerel's eggs/Nor hammer back a season in the figs,
The photograph is married to the eye/Grafts on its bride one-sided skins of truth;
The lips of time leech to the fountain head/Love drips and gathers, but the fallen blood/Shall calm her sores.
And you who philosophize disgrace and criticize all fears/Take the rag away from your face
So sing your praise of progress and of the Doom Machine/The naked truth is still taboo whenever it can be seen
The kings of Tyrus with their convict list/Are waiting in line for their geranium kiss
Hold hard, these ancient minutes in the cuckoo's month
The drunken politician leaps/Upon the street where mothers weep/And the saviors who are fast asleep/They wait for you
Your pearly eyes, so fast and slashing/And your flashing diamond teeth
Well, I rush into your hallway/Lean against your velvet door/I watch upon your scorpion/Who crawls across your circus floor

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