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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A collection of poems or the art of writing poems.

Usage examples (38)
  • poetry is thoughts that breathe, and words that burn.
  •   Although I remember fondly a poetry book someone made for me with his own Mad poetry… that was a way kewl present!!
  • That is a use of the term poetry iself, or to be poetic.
  • Who would deign use the term poetry in such an insane arrangement? for more
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