Poetry is a form of literature that uses aesthetic and rhythmic qualities of
language—such as ... Ancient attempts to define poetry, such as Aristotle's
Poetics, focused on the uses of spe...
Poetry definition, the art of rhythmical composition, written or spoken, for exciting
pleasure by beautiful, imaginative, or elevated thoughts. See more.
noun po·et·ry \ˈpō-ə-trē, -i-trē also ˈpȯ(-)i-trē\. Simple Definition of poetry. : the
writings of a poet : poems. : something that is very beautiful or graceful. Source: ...
1[mass noun] Literary work in which the expression of feelings and ideas is given
intensity by the use of distinctive style and rhythm; poems collectively or as a ...
Sep 8, 2013 ... We've been thinking about poet Meena Alexander's incredible address to the
Yale Political Union, in which she refers to Shelley's 1821 essay, ...
The poet does this by carefully choosing and arranging language for its meaning,
sound, and rhythm. Some poems, such as nursery rhymes, are simple and ...
Poetry is a style of writing that uses a formal organization and that is often divided
up into lines or stanzas, or it refers to something beautiful. An example of ...
There are as many definitions of poetry as there are poets. Wordsworth defined
poetry as "the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings;" Emily Dickinson said,
a. Poems regarded as forming a division of literature. b. The poetic works of a
given author, group, nation, or kind. 3. Literature written in meter; verse. 4.
Definition: Poetry is an imaginative awareness of experience expressed through
meaning, sound, and rhythmic language choices so as to evoke an emotional ...