Fear the love that does not grow each day
Where stagnate buds wilt into decay
petrified petals screech vexation
and tortured roots become fixation
Clarity forms in stark concession
true love is not found in obsession
Each line in the stanza is nine syllables long.
The stanza has an even number of lines.
Each line in the stanza end rhymes with another line (any line) in the stanza.
The stanza lengths in a cyhydedd naw ban can actually vary within each poem–just as long as the above requirements are met within each stanza.
Welsh Poetry Forms