*Magnify*
SPONSORED LINKS
Creative fun in
the palm of your hand.
Printed from https://www.Writing.Com/view/2087951
Rated: E · Poetry · Cultural · #2087951
A poem about the Welsh language for "A Very British Challenge"
Write a poem about the Welsh language

Welsh

The Welsh language is dying out.
Less than a million people are still about.
Beginning in the 6th century,
It's no longer rudimentary.

Spoken in Wales and England too,
But also in Argentina, who knew?
In 2011, it finally was true,
The "official language" what a breakthrough!

Like Navajo Code Talkers, so too is Welsh.
Royal Welch Fusiliers, all codes they can squelch.
Twenty-eight letters they do have.
Now for vocabulary let us grasp.

To "hoffi" is to "like.
And a "beic" is a "bike."
To "rhedeg" is to "run."
Now isn't this "hwyl,"
I mean, isn't this "fun"?
© Copyright 2016 Schnujo is NaNo-ing (schnujo at Writing.Com). All rights reserved.
Writing.Com, its affiliates and syndicates have been granted non-exclusive rights to display this work.
Log in to Leave Feedback
Username:
Password:
Not a Member?
Signup right now, for free!
All accounts include:
*Bullet* FREE Email @Writing.Com!
*Bullet* FREE Portfolio Services!
Printed from https://www.Writing.Com/view/2087951