May saltwind fill your sails 

at dawn of day; 

may your steps, like stars of dew 

stitch the seam of land and sea 

and the horizon lure you on. 


And tonight, 

as the crimson thread of sunset 

reels your journey to its end, 

may the waves  

walk with you a while. 


Ifor ap Glyn
Bardd Cenedlaethol Cymru | National Poet of Wales

(A video poem commissioned to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Wales Coast Path in 2022.)

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