Synonyms of 'poetry'
Poetry is a kind of ingenious nonsense
Poetry is what gets lost in translation
Poetry is a search for ways of communication; it must be conducted with openness, flexibility, and a constant readiness to listen
Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings; it takes its origin from emotion recollected in tranquillity– Lyrical Ballads (preface)]
Poetry is at bottom a criticism of life– Essays in Criticism]
Poetry is a subject as precise as geometry– letter]
Poetry is a way of taking life by the throat
As civilization advances, poetry almost necessarily declines– Essays]
Poetry (is) a speaking picture, with this end; to teach and delight– The Defence of Poetry]
Poetry is truth in its Sunday clothes– Meditations of a Parish Priest]
Prose = words in their best order; poetry = the best words in their best order– Table Talk]
Imaginary gardens with real toads in them– Poetry]
Poetry is something more philosophical and more worthy of serious attention than history– Poetics]
Prose is when all the lines except the last go on to the end. Poetry is when some of them fall short of it
I am two fools, I know, For loving, and for saying so In whining poetry– The Triple Fool]
Poetry's a mere drug, Sir– Love and a Battle]
I'd as soon write free verse as play tennis with the net down
If poetry comes not as naturally as the leaves to a tree it had better not come at all– letter]
Writing a book of poetry is like dropping a rose petal down the Grand Canyon and waiting for the echo
rhyme being... but the invention of a barbarous age, to set off wretched matter and lame metre– Paradise Lost (preface)]
Most people ignore most poetry because most poetry ignores most people– Poems]
All that is not prose is verse; and all that is not verse is prose– Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme]
My subject is War, and the pity of War. The Poetry is in the pity– Poems (preface)]
it is not poetry, but prose run mad– An Epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot]
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A rhyme is a word which rhymes with another word, or a set of lines which rhyme.
He has taught her a little rhyme.
Thesaurus for poetry from the Collins English Thesaurus
Poems , considered as a form of literature, are referred to as poetry .