Definition of 'poetry'
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This is not poetry or fiction, it is not literature as commonly understood. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This is not poetry or fiction, it is not literature as commonly understood. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Literature began with poetry and will doubtless one day end with it. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There are nine muses of art and poetry. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)But there is poetry and beauty in here too. Times, Sunday Times (2010)You can make a good case for the idea that all poetry is a form of elegy. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Each one had to recite a piece of classical poetry and modern verse. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They are rumoured to talk regularly about music and poetry. The Sun (2011)Does one read fiction or poetry because of its grammar? Times, Sunday Times (2013)He always retained his interest in literature and poetry. SIGNOR MARCONI'S MAGIC BOX: The invention that sparked the radio revolution (2003)Poetry is another form that can convey so much in preaching if selected well and quoted well. Christianity Today (2000)But he is also admired for his love of poetry and music. Times, Sunday Times (2014)All make serious attempts to consider the relation of the art of poetry to the lives of poets. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)The hotel also offers activities and experiences ranging from painting and poetry writing to astronomy and ballroom dancing. The Sun (2010)But documents out yesterday showed they will only be allowed to study classic literature and poetry in future. The Sun (2013)Almost as famous as his poetry was the beauty that made him an object of desire to men and women. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The energetic rhythms are a real contribution to English poetry. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Those are Americans to those of you not versed in the poetry of rhyming slang. The Sun (2011)Some feminists turned towards poetry, fiction and autobiography. The Past is Before Us - feminism in action since the 1960s (1989)But like other contemporary art forms, poetry borrows from religion then pays no interest. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)You've got to recognise that there is a beauty and a poetry in all these things. Times, Sunday Times (2014)To write a form of lyric poetry that was intensely emotional, but sidelined my own ego. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We can invent painting or poetry, but music seems to have preceded us. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But perhaps he has all he needs, and the writing of his poetry is for him alone. Times, Sunday Times (2008)A more unlikely admirer of melancholic English poetry would be harder to imagine. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The young entrants had, apparently, failed to show that they understood the difference between poetry and verse. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'poetry'
British English: poetry /ˈpəʊɪtrɪ/ NOUN
Poems, considered as a form of literature, are referred to as poetry.
He wrote a great deal of poetry.
- American English: poetry
- Arabic: شِعْر
- Brazilian Portuguese: poesia
- Chinese: 诗篇
- Croatian: poezija
- Czech: poezie
- Danish: poesi
- Dutch: poëzie
- European Spanish: poesía
- Finnish: runous
- French: poésie
- German: Lyrik
- Greek: ποίηση
- Italian: poesia
- Japanese: 詩歌
- Korean: 시 운문
- Norwegian: poesi
- Polish: poezja
- European Portuguese: poesia
- Romanian: poezie
- Russian: поэзия
- Spanish: poesía
- Swedish: poesi
- Thai: บทกวี
- Turkish: şiir
- Ukrainian: поезія
- Vietnamese: thơ ca
Definition of poetry from the Collins English Dictionary
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