When a Story Takes Hold of Your Heart

Ever listen to a story or poem and become wrapped (rapt) in a heightened sense of imagination and wonder? Think snow in Dylan Thomas’ A Child’s Christmas in Wales about the author’s recollection as a small boy at Christmastime. Thomas’ radio recording of this piece in 1952 at Steinway Hall in New York soared with popularity for his playful and frolicking prose and wonderful speaking voice. Both his audio recording and his written words are celebrated by thousands … Read more