The sources for artist quotes in this article are listed below:
A conversation with David Sylvian – Marcus Boon, manafon.com, 2009
A Solitary Life – davidsylvian.com, 2009
Let’s Start with the Word – davidsylvian.com, 2009
Collected Poems 1945-1990 – R.S. Thomas, Phoenix Poetry, 1993
Autobiographies – R.S. Thomas, Phoenix, 1997
The Man who went into the West – Byron Rogers, Aurum, 2006
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