A form of expression peculiar to the Land beyond the Magazines.
The art of apprehending and interpreting ideas by the faculty of imagination; the art of idealizing in thought and in expression.
Imaginative language or composition, whether expressed rhythmically or in prose. Specifically: Metrical composition; verse; rhyme; poems collectively; as, heroic poetry; dramatic poetry; lyric or Pindaric poetry.
the art of creating poems. Note: One function of poetry is to present images concretely (Holman & Harmon, 1992). literature in metrical form‹verse of "high merit"‹the major forms of which are epic, dramatic, and lyric in poetry. Note: While all poetry is verse, verse such as doggerel is not poetry. the art of recording and transmitting poems. something that has poetic qualities, as prose poetry, the poetry of ballet. See also poem; verse. adj. poetic; poetical.
a literary expression in which words are used in a concentrated blend of sound and imagery to create an emotional response
Writing that formulates a concentrated imaginative awareness of experience into language chosen and arranged to create a specific emotional response through meaning, sound, and rhythm.
A form of expressive writing that uses rhythm, meaning, and sound to convey the writer's experience and perceptions.
Literature written in stylized or specially structured language, which may include the use of rhyme or meter, or may involve disruption of normal syntax, or the use of extremely concentrated images or allusions.
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An imaginative response to experience reflecting a keen awareness of language. Its first characteristic is rhythm, marked by regularity far surpassing that of prose. Poetry's rhyme affords an obvious difference from prose. Because poetry is relatively short, it is likely to be characterized by compactness and intense unity. Poetry insists on the specific and the concrete. See Prose, Meter
(96) - indicates a poem or poems.
Traditional poetry is language arranged in lines, with a regular rhythm and often a definite rhyme scheme. Nontraditional poetry does away with regular rhythm and rhyme, although is usually is set up in lines. The richness of its suggestions, the sounds of its words, and the strong feelings evoked by its line are often said to be what distinguish poetry from other forms of literature. Poetry is difficult to define, but most people know when they read it.
A type of literature that is written in meter.
The work of a poet. The exalted, expressive, elevated use of words. Coleridge defined it as: 'the best words in the best order.' Poetry is, however, a highly subjective term. One man's poetry is another man's schmaltz! Compare with verse. See also Poets on Poetry.
Poetry (from the Greek , poiesis, "making" or "creating") is a form of art in which language is used for its aesthetic qualities in addition to, or in lieu of, its ostensible meaning. Poetry may be written independently, as discrete poems, or may be used in conjunction with other arts, as in poetic drama, hymns or lyrics.