In England new ways of expressing feelings and emotions were introduced by Dylan Thomas (1914 – 1953), a Welsh poet who built a new language and used new images to make the reader perceive his own feelings. His poems often appear contorted and obscure. He based his verse on the music of the language, the variety of rhythms (ritmi) and metres, the rich imagery appealing to (che fa appello ai )the senses. His poems should be told and read to be appreciated and understood. He was himself a superb reader of his own poems and he used to broadcast (divulgare) on the BBC impressing (impressionando) the listeners with his extremely musical voice. His life-style was rather (piuttosto) unconventional: he seldom (raramente) had a regular job and drank heavily (pesantemente). Dylan Thomas supported the World War II effort by writing scripts (scritti) for government propaganda. His BBC radio broadcasts (trasmissioni) in the 1940s and early 1950s made him well known for his incantatory manner and Welsh intonation that records his open emotionalism, wild imagination and passion for verbal luxury (ampiezza), singing and music. His poems were influenced by nursery rhymes (rime per bambini) and folk tales (racconti popolari), church hymns (inni ) and Bible stories. His main sources (fonti) of inspirations are W. Shakespeare and W. Blake.