Owain Glyn


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I live in Penzance, Cornwall, a place steeped in legend and myth and possibly the home of King Arthur's Camelot.
I love words, the sound of them and the look of them, for me they paint pictures of depth and substance. I am irreverent and cynical, but at the same time romantic and full of mischief. I love writing and creating, but I read avidly as well. more »

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  • Karen Sinclair (3/13/2013 5:38:00 PM)

    Owain Glyn is a great poet and his whumpleflump series is a wonderful humorous stories in poem form. Great fun and uplifting.

  • Diane Hine Diane Hine (2/6/2013 2:18:00 AM)

    Ha! brilliant, I'm wary of people like that too.

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Best Poem of Owain Glyn

Aberfan

In 1966, in a small village in South Wales, on the 21st. of October, Pantglas Junior School was engulfed by a slide of mud and coal slag. One hundred and forty four souls lost their lives, including one hundred and sixteen children.


The sky was grey and sullen
Shrapnel rain struck window pane.
Inside sat fresh scrubbed faces
Pink with expectation.

Hair, filled with mischief
Notes passed, with intention.
Teachers with vocation
Intent on revelation.

Unearthly sounds reverberated
Silent breaths were held.
Death's hounds were near, and ...

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