Poetry Kaleidoscope: Guide to Poetry

Awdl

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An awdl is a long poem written in Welsh in one of twenty-four strict metres, using cynghanedd. Such poems are considered among the finest work that a bard can aim to produce, and prizes are given at eisteddfodau for the best awdl.

A famous example is the awdl Yr Arwr, by Hedd Wyn.


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