Definition of Poetry. Meaning of Poetry. Synonyms of Poetry

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Definition of Poetry

Poetry
Poetry 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 poetry. --Shak.

Meaning of Poetry from wikipedia

- Poetry (a term derived from the Gr**** word poiesis, "making"), also called verse, is a form of literature that uses aesthetic and often rhythmic qualities...
- on the nation's poetry or literature (for instance, Irish or France). c.1069 Song poet and reforming official Wang Anshi removes poetry writing from the...
- nation's poetry or literature (for instance, Irish or France). 1086: Compilation of the Goshūi Wakashū, the fourth imperial ****anese poetry anthology...
- 'epic' could refer to all poetry in dactylic hexameter (epea), which included not only Homer but also the wisdom poetry of Hesiod, the utterances of...
- nation's poetry or literature (for instance, Irish or France). Resalat Al-Ghufran by Al-Ma'arri Death years link to the corresponding "[year] in poetry" article...
- Nationality words link to articles with information on the nation's poetry or literature (for instance, Irish or France). 1136: Jongleur Palla at the Toledo...
- information on the nation's poetry or literature (for instance, Irish or France). Death years link to the corresponding "[year] in poetry" article. There are...
- nation's poetry or literature (for instance, Irish or France). 1075: Compilation of the Goshūi Wakashū, the fourth imperial ****anese poetry anthology...
- information on the nation's poetry or literature (for instance, Irish or France). 1195: Folquet de M****lha gives up poetry to take up the religious life...
- information on the nation's poetry or literature (for instance, Irish or France). Death years link to the corresponding "[year] in poetry" article. There are...