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Sample Cynghanedd:

The following example of cynghanedd comes from Robert Graves' The White Goddess: A Historical Grammar of Poetic Myth (New York, Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1975): p. 18.

Billet spied
Bolt sped
Across field
Crows fled
Aloft, wounded,
Left one dead.

The minor shifts in vowel sounds appear between consonants that repeat themselves in patterns from line to line.


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