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Definition of Poetry
PoetryPoetry Po"et*ry, n. [OF. poeterie. See Poet.]
1. The art of apprehending and interpreting ideas by the
faculty of imagination; the art of idealizing in thought
and in expression.
For poetry is the blossom and the fragrance of all
human knowledge, human thoughts, human passions,
emotions, language. --Coleridge.
2. 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
planetlike music of poetry.' --Sir P. Sidney.
She taketh most delight In music, instruments, and
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