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Let’s go to … Swansea

Dylan Thomas’s birthplace is celebrating its native poet with the first annual Dylan Day on 14 May. We look at attractions poetry-related and not, plus where to eat, sleep and, of course, raise a glass to the great man


Winter Trees (in memoriam: the 5 crew of Avro Anson N5130 - 15th Feb 1944) by Peter Walker

in the long years of play & growing

& picking mushrooms in Marl Woods

history passed us by


just the khaki shadow of my father… 819 more words

Tuesday Poem

Roots and Wings (Cyhydedd Fer)

The poetry form used here is the Cyhydedd Fer. It is a Welsh poetry form that is made up of an 8 syllable couplet with an end rhyme. 7 more words


Edward Thomas' Song 3

This is a better representation of Edward Thomas’ war poetry than his delightful “Household Poems”.  It was written in the summer of 1916, less than a year before the death he hastened to the war danger bravely.  143 more words

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Edward Thomas' Household Poems

The Welsh born poet Edward Thomas (1878-1917) made his living writing prose but mid-career, through his friendship with Robert Frost, he decided to give himself to his privately nourished passion, poetry. 578 more words

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