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Explore the Craft of Writing Poetry Irish Verse The Breccbairdne is oglachas, a casual imitation of dán díreach. The Breccbairdne requires that all end words are 2 syllables. The elements of the Breccbairdne are: written in any number of quatrains. syllabic, L1 is 5 syllables and L2,L3,L4 are 6 syllables each. rhymed xaxa xbxb etc x being unrhymed. all end-words are 2 syllables each. written with cywddydd (harmony of sound) and dunadh (ending the poem with the same word, phrase or line with which the poem began). x x x (x x) x x x x (x a) x