John Tripp Poems

John Tripp was a Welsh writer and performance poet who also worked for the BBC as a journalist. Throughout his career, he also edited Planet, a literary magazine. After his death, the John Tripp Spoken Poetry Award was given in his honor. His collections include The Province of Belief and the Inheritance File.

Soliloquy For Compatriots

by John Tripp

‘Soliloquy For Compatriots’ by John Tripp describes the opinion others hold in regard to Wales, as well as the emotional truth of what it means to be Welsh. 

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