NaPoWriMo Prompt – Day 26 (Welsh)

By on Apr 26, 2014 in Blog

Black mountains Wales Nr Talgarth showing Pen y Fan in the distance.# dailyshoot - mountains
Black mountains Wales Nr Talgarth
showing Pen y Fan in the distance by Les Haines, on Flickr

Many people are familiar with Japanese forms and have adopted them into English, but today’s prompt introduces you to another culture’s poetry:

If you like, share a link to your poem in the comments below. If you choose to cut and paste your entire poem into the comments, remember that poems shared that way are not considered published in Wild Violet.


Alyce Wilson is the editor of Wild Violet and in her copious spare time writes humor, non-fiction, fiction and poetry, keeps an online journal, and is working on a book, Belated Mommy: How to Cope With Being an Older Mom. Her first chapbook, Picturebook of the Martyrs; her e-book/pamphlet, Stay Out of the Bin! An Editor's Tips on Getting Published in Lit Mags ; her book of essays and columns, The Art of Life; and her humorous nonfiction ebook, Dedicated Idiocy: How Monty Python Fandom Changed My Life, can all be ordered from her Web site, In late 2019, she published a volume of poetry by her third great-grandfather, Reading's Physician Poet: Poems by Dr. James Meredith Mathews, which also contains genealogical information about the Mathews family. She lives with her husband and son in the Philadelphia area and takes far too many photos of her handsome, creative son, nicknamed Kung Fu Panda.