Wednesday, 6 October 2010

WALKABOUTSVERSE 149 OF 230

Poem 149 fo 230:  FOR BETTER OR WORSE

Largely due to America,
    English - to use Italian -
Is now the world’s lingua franca,
    Where, it seems, it once was Latin;
But, while brogues are a good thing,
    I doubt American spelling.

(C) David Franks 2003