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Poem meaning

poem - 2 dictionary results

  1. 1. A composition, not in verse, of which the language is highly imaginative or impassioned; as, a prose poem; the poems of Ossian.
  2. 2. 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.

poem - examples of usage

  1. " My mother wants me to tell you," she said, " that she hopes you have begun your poem. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  2. But then one needn't read it-" " You don't encourage me to write a poem," said Ralph. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  3. I dare say you'll write a poem of your own while you're waiting. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
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