Poverty, Pills and the'Port

December 6, 2020
Poverty, Pills and the'Port

This collection of poetry is evocative of growing up in Wales inthe eighties and nineties. In ten short poems, Helen Treharneshines a spotlight on the decline of traditional industries andchanges to our communities, as well as drugs, homelessness andyouth unemployment. There's also much humour, with poems likeClubland and Back in the Saddle. A proud Welsh-woman, the authordepicts a harsh but fond picture of her hometown, Newport (home ofGoldie Lookin Chain), all in ten poems