Subsequently, he composed and wrote poems.He borrowed money to get them printed and soldthem door-to-door. However, the enterprisehalted. His self-published anthology of poems ,‘The Soul Destroyer’ in 1905 finally gainedrecognition by Arthur Adcock who was a journalist with the Daily Mail. Later, the literacycritic, Edward Thomas adopted the role of guardian for Davies. George Bernard Shaw alsowrote a preface for his manuscript, ‘TheAutobiography of a Super-Tramp’.
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