Chaotic Angels: Poems in English

Chaotic Angels Poems in English Gwyneth Lewis was made National Poet of Wales in the first writer to be given the Welsh laureateship She is a bilingual virtuoso and has published six other books of poetry Chaotic Angels bring

  • Title: Chaotic Angels: Poems in English
  • Author: Gwyneth Lewis
  • ISBN: 9781852247232
  • Page: 277
  • Format: Paperback
  • Gwyneth Lewis was made National Poet of Wales in 2005, the first writer to be given the Welsh laureateship She is a bilingual virtuoso, and has published six other books of poetry Chaotic Angels brings together the poems from her three English collections.

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    1. Creu gwir in these stonesFel gwydr horizonsO ffwrnais awen sing.—This untitled poem is Gwyneth Lewis’ most prominent, as it appears in carved letters on the Wales Millenium Centre in Cardiff. The poem is preoccupied with gwir or truth and the difficulty of communicating authentically. The problem of defining place is significant, since stones hold fragile horizons of gwydr (glass). The role of the poet is to melt the transparency of glass or truth in the ffwrnais awen, the furnace of the mus [...]

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