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Idris Davies and the slanderous tongues of famous cities

2016 June 28

Idris Davies


I have long liked the poetry of Idris Davies and many years ago bought a poster of a stanza of his famous poem ‘Gwalia Deserta’. I walk past it every day and think it can be read as a comment on political moments other than the betrayal of the miners after the TUC compromise in 1926. ‘The great dream and the swift disaster…’

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