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Explore the Craft of Writing Poetry Welsh Verse Features of the Welsh Meters Welsh Codified Divisions Dyfalu, meaning collection of similtudes (things alike), is not a verse form but a poetic technique, a common feature of poems in 14th century Welsh Meters. Dyfalu also means "to guess" and the technique is often used to present a riddle. It is at its best when the poet's mind dwells on an object and rapidly provides fanciful imagery to reveal its nature. The frame is at the discretion of the poet. The following poem employs "dyfalu" and is written in the Welsh meter, Cyhydedd fer, w