Cywydd Deuair Hirion

A Cywydd Deuair Hirion is a Welsh form made of seven syllable couplets. Both lines in the couplet end rhyme but the first line ends on a stressed syllable, while the second ends on an unstressed syllable.

beyond the sea is a tree
with golden fruit hopefully

This is a difficult one because most of the rhymes I find also carry the same type of stress. Tree can go either way, it is mildly stressed, it seems that around stressed words it can sound unstressed and among unstressed words it can sound stressed. This is a form I will have to play with for a while.


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