Y Daith by Gareth Writer-Davies

about the estuaries
we rattle along the line

last winter
the bridge came down

and horsepower
was the A to Y

we can’t keep our eyes open

as the landscape yields
to the iron rail

station to station

the rusty nail
holding sleepers

by the sound

taking us over water
the old way

our long journey home

Gareth Writer-Davies - Copy

Gareth Writer-Davies was Commended in the Prole Laureate Competition in 2015, Specially Commended in the Welsh Poetry Competition and Highly Commended in the Sherborne Open Poetry Competition. Shortlisted for the Bridport Prize and the Erbacce Prize in 2014, Highly Commended, Geoff Stevens Memorial Prize in 2013 and 2012. His pamphlet “Bodies”, was published in 2015 through Indigo Dreams. http://www.indigodreamsbookshop.com/gareth-writer-davies/4587920255

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