beyond an individual woman to wider nature. Again we might think of Patrick Kavanagh and the "triangular hill" so lovingly feminised in the poem "Innocence". [R.S.] Thomas places the encounter with his real bride-to-be in his own personally cherished rural space, one of those luminous greenwoods no less integral to the Welsh landscape than are its stony hills.
from Carol Rumens: The Guardian: Poem of the week: Luminary by RS Thomas