priest and poet (1913-2000)

Was he balked by silence? He kneeled long
And saw love in a dark crown
Of thorns blazing, and a winter tree
Golden with fruit of a man's body.

R.S.Thomas, "In a Country Church"

100th Japanse translation of R.S.Thomas's poetry
On the 20th anniversary of R.S.Thomas's death

Produced by Yoshifum! Nagata
Text and photos (otherwise noticed)
by Yoshifum! Nagata
Since January 2003
(p)&(c) Yoshifumi Nagata

Last updated: 26 March 2024
Moved to this address: 22 October 2008
& 26 March 2019

a minor uppdate: 1 January 2007


The top photo: The east window of Manfon church, taken in August 2003.