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Poetry.org - What is Poetry

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Poetry (ancient Greek: ποιεω (poieo) = I create) is an art form in which human .... in these societies, as the formal nature of poetry makes it easier to remember ...

What Makes Poetry 'Poetic'? - The Atlantic

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WHAT ever happened to poetry's reading public? Almost everyone with a stake in the matter seems to agree that serious cultural interest in poetry isn't what it ...

The 8 Signs You've Written A Good Poem - Writer's Relief, Inc.

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Dec 4, 2013 ... How do you know if you have written a good poem? Does your poem ... The only criteria for me is how it makes me think and feel. If I connect ...

What makes a good poem? | Short Poems

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This is one of the main distinguishing features of poetry as compared to prose. 2. A good poem should be able to lift the reader out of the ordinary and give ...

What Is Poetry? | NEA

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The American poet Emily Dickinson, though shrinking from offering a ..... There is a fine line between the poem which makes an authentic claim upon the core of ...

Telling a Good Poem from a Bad One - Daily Writing Tips

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What makes a poem “good”? The answer ultimately lies with the reader of the poem, but there is a certain consensus as to what makes a poem “good” or “bad.” .

What makes a great poem? - Telegraph

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Jan 12, 2015 ... As the winner of the TS Eliot Prize is announced, Ivan Hewett revisits the poet's definition of great poetry.

What Makes Poetry? Exploring Line Breaks - ReadWriteThink

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Students read various poems and explore why lines are broken where they are and how they affect rhythm, sound, meaning, and appearance in poetry.

Canada Writes - 9 poets on what makes a great poem stand out - CBC

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Mar 25, 2014 ... "Reading is an investment—of time, of attention, of energy—and a poem is compelling if it is worth a reader's investment. When reading these ...

What Makes a Poem a Poem? | School of Arts & Sciences

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Charles Bernstein. Donald T. Regan Professor of English What Makes a Poem a Poem? April 21, 2004. share. QUICK SAS LINKS. Academic Departments ...

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What Makes A Poem A Poem - eNotes.com

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Jul 27, 2010 ... A poem can achieve a variety of purposes--tell a story, describe a scene, develop a theme, share an insight, express an emotion, ask a ...

What makes a poem a poem?Log In | LearnZillion

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In this lesson you will learn how to dive into poetry by reminding yourself what makes a poem a poem.

What makes a poem a peom? - HubPages

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a poem is a poem if it conveys feelings, emotion, time, space, people, places, and the act of being in as few words as possible while ...