Guerrilla Poems – Ifor ap Glyn

Published Fri 13 Jul 2018 - By Literature Wales

National Poet of Wales Ifor ap Glyn has just returned from Sweden where he visited the town of Tranås for the annual at the fringe arts festival. The festival spans eight days in July each year where practitioners from Sweden and many other countries shares art, literature, dance and film through various events and activities.

Here are some photos from the streets of Tranås where poets from Sweden, Wales, Belgium and Portugal scribbled poetry on the pavement with chalks. Mel Perry from Llansteffan lead the workshop.

Geiriau Sialc was Ifor’s contribution.

Geiriau sialc

Mi wn y daw rhyw gawod – i gweirio

ein geiriau a’u datod;

a’n gwaith, heb iaith, ddim yn bod…

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