Poetry Translation Challenge
|From:||Gary Shannon <fiziwig@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, November 24, 2005, 6:46|
Just for fun: Translate this poem to your favorite
-- elokuno animata --
ami i anke e atelu
ami i anlu e asoli
aki isi anikoto u ami
alami ikanto anofi ami
uwe ate ipo ikila?
The poem is in Larry Sulky's Elomi and a dictionary
be found here: http://fiziwig.com/lexicon.html
The form of the poem is called elokuno, or greater
and is similar to Haiku, but since elomi words are
it has 5 lines with 9, 9, 11, 11, and 9 syllables.
Use whatever poetic form is best for your own conlang