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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Literature in metrical form.

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  • To me poesy is the crystalization of a time, place, mood, event, etc. made very personal by the words and form chosen.
  • Dishes are more or less mixed up with poesy, which is full of "flowing bowls,"
  • Oscar did a lot of poetic writing which I would call poesy, using images that are not germane to what's going on.
  • Did not one of the fathers in great indignation call poesy vinum daemonum, because it increaseth temptations, perturbations, and vain opinions? for more
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