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Wizards and Bards In a time long before words were scribed and kingdoms were little more than tribes, t'was when wise wizards roamed and crafted tomes, kings in stone homes sought poetic vibes. Poet's memories passed on their tales and thus began the birthright of Wales. Ancient history prevails.- The Bard ruled! Students schooled in strict form bore travails. ~~Judi Van Gorder Gwaddodyn
Explore the Craft of Writing Poetry Welsh Verse Features of the Welsh Meters Welsh Codified Divisions Gwawdodyn, gwow-dód-in (gwad = poem) is the 20th codified, Official Welsh Meter, an Awdl. It is a combination of a cyhydded naw ban couplet followed by either a toddaid or cyhydedd hir couplet. The elements of Gwawdodyn are: stanzaic, written in any number of quatrains made up of a Cyhydedd Naw Ban couplet followed by either a Toddaid or Cyhydedd Hir. syllabic, L1,L2,L4 are 9 syllable lines and L3 is a 10 syllable line. when written with a cyhydedd hir couplet the stanza