An Ode To Betws

To follow our recent exhibition held in Betws, we thought readers might like to see this account made of a visitor to Betws well over 100 years ago- a poem printed in Granta Magazine in 1892. AN ODE TO BETWS  (After Eight Consecutive Days of Rain). “O! Nephele! Nymph, who reignest still. Whose canvassed charms…

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1927 School Pupil’s Poem, “River”

Here is a poem by Ffaldau School pupil written in 1927 about the Garw River. Edna Pritchard was in Form 1VB. Oh! List, thou black and sluggish stream, When now I think of thee I scream Can any call thee “River ” ? Daily to the sea thou crawlest, And my low’ring heart thou gallest Can…

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