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Mererid Hopwood: Patience won't bring a moment back


Patience won't bring a moment back,
not one moment of his life so brief,
no more, I know, but to have that moment back
I'd give the whole world, and lose my grief....

   --Mererid Hopwood, in Welsh Women's Poetry 1460-2001: An Anthology

Amynedd ni ddaw â munud yn ôl,
nac eiliad o'i fywyd
mwy mi wn, ond am ennyd
a'r un bach, mi rown y byd....


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