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#11. Cywydd deuair fyrion


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Cywydd deuair fyrion ców-idd dyé-ire féer-yon (short-lined couplet), the 11th codified ancient Welsh Meter, a Cywydd, is rarely seen outside of manuals.

The elements of the Cywydd deuair fyrion are:

  1. written in any number of couplets
  2. made up of 4 syllable lines.
  3. rhyme is optional.

x x x x    or    x x x A                                  
x x x x    or    x x x A




Daylight Savings

The day springs bright,                                  
holds night at bay.
       Judi Van Gorder


Hardec riein
Hydwf glwysgein
Hoywliw gwenic
huan debic
Hawd dy garu
Heul yn llethru.
       ---- Einion Offeiriad 15th century

~~ © ~~ Poems by Judi Van Gorder ~~

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