Poem

Definition of Poem

Po´em
n.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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English sonnet, Horatian ode, Italian sonnet, Petrarchan sonnet, Pindaric ode, Sapphic ode, Shakespearean sonnet, 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, engrossment, epic, epigram, epithalamium, epode, epopee, epopoeia, epos, essay, eyeful, fair copy, fiction, final draft, finished version, first draft, flimsy, georgic, ghazel, haiku, holograph, idyll, jingle, letter, limerick, literae scriptae, literary artefact, literary production, literature, lucubration, madrigal, manuscript, matter, monody, narrative poem, nonfiction, nursery rhyme, ode, opus, original, palinode, paper, parchment, pastoral, pastoral elegy, pastorela, pastourelle, penscript, picture, piece, piece of writing, play, poesy, poetry, printed matter, printout, production, prothalamium, reading matter, recension, rhapsody, rhyme, rondeau, rondel, roundel, roundelay, rune, satire, screed, scrip, script, scrive, scroll, second draft, sestina, sloka, song, sonnet, sonnet sequence, tanka, tenso, tenzone, the written word, thing of beauty, threnody, transcript, transcription, triolet, troubadour poem, typescript, verselet, versicle, version, villanelle, virelay, vision, work, writing
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