About The Word Poem

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Poem

Poem Meaning & Definition
Poem Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Poem?

[n] a composition written in metrical feet forming rhythmical lines

Synonyms | Synonyms for Poem: verse form

Related Terms | Find terms related to Poem: alba | anacreontic | article | autograph | balada | ballad | ballade | brainchild | bucolic | canso | chanson | clerihew | composition | computer printout | copy | dirge | dithyramb | ditty | document | draft | eclogue | edited version | elegy | English sonnet | engrossment | epic | epigram | epithalamium | epode | epopee | epopoeia | epos | essay | eyeful | fair copy | fiction | final draft | finished version | first draft | flimsy | georgic | ghazel | haiku | holograph | Horatian ode | idyll | Italian sonnet | jingle | letter | limerick | literae scriptae | literary artefact | literary production | literature | lucubration | lyric | madrigal | manuscript | matter | monody | narrative poem | nonfiction | nursery rhyme | ode | opus | original | palinode | paper | parchment | pastoral | pastoral elegy | pastorela | pastourelle | penscript | Petrarchan sonnet | picture | piece | piece of writing | Pindaric ode | play | poesy | poetry | printed matter | printout | production | prothalamium | reading matter | recension | rhapsody | rhyme | rondeau | rondel | roundel | roundelay | rune | Sapphic ode | satire | screed | scrip | script | scrive | scroll | second draft | sestina | Shakespearean sonnet | sloka | song | sonnet | sonnet sequence | tanka | tenso | tenzone | the written word | thing of beauty | threnody | transcript | transcription | triolet | troubadour poem | typescript | verse | verselet | versicle | version | villanelle | virelay | vision | work | writing

See Also | abecedarius | Alcaic | Alcaic verse | ballad | ballade | blank verse | canto | elegy | epic | epic poem | epos | free verse | haiku | lament | lay | line of poetry | line of verse | literary composition | literary work | lyric | lyric poem | poetic rhythm | prosody | rhyme | rhythmic pattern | rime | rondeau | rondel | sonnet | stanza | tanka | terza rima | vers libre | verse | verse line | versicle

Poem In Webster's Dictionary

\Po"em\, n. [L. po["e]ma, Gr. ?, fr. ? to make, to compose, to write, especially in verse: cf. F. po["e]me.] 1. A metrical composition; a composition in verse written in certain measures, whether in blank verse or in rhyme, and characterized by imagination and poetic diction; -- contradistinguished from prose; as, the poems of Homer or of Milton. 2. A composition, not in verse, of which the language is highly imaginative or impassioned; as, a prose poem; the poems of Ossian.

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