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One wrote a short poem on the fabric. Christianity Today (2000)She writes plays as well as poems. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Her poems have been published in a number of anthologies. Times, Sunday Times (2007)All participants were asked to write a poem with a feather dipped in mulberry juice. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He afterwards dramatised their argument in two short poems. Adam Sisman The Friendship: Wordsworth and Coleridge (2006)He is listening for echoes but forgets that the first noise a poem makes is often the more significant. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)That's totally a poem that needs writing. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Like a great poem or piece of music, his buildings capture mood. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Instead, writing a poem can often be an outlet for otherwise unbearable emotions. The Sun (2007)We used improvisation, reciting his work and mixing it with our own poems as well. Times, Sunday Times (2008)How do you write poems about people you don't know? Times, Sunday Times (2006)A third requires you to learn a poem verse by verse. Times, Sunday Times (2010)If one were to say no more, one might venture the opinion that this was the supreme poem in the language. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)Apart from the sheer complexity of the content, the lines of the poems often appear to have no relationship to one another. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)There can be few poems whose language is so at odds with its message, whose form runs so aggressively counter to its content. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)I read this poem often, once a month at least. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Sir, How many quangos does it take to publish a poem? Times, Sunday Times (2011)As he put it in a short poem: 'Home is so sad. Times, Sunday Times (2014)As a result, only about 20 per cent of his poems were published in his lifetime. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)Secondary pupils also often studied individual poems rather than poets, so their experience of poetry tended to be of single poems written by different writers. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This contorted, obscure language makes the poem a challenge, but it is also where its compelling power lies. Times, Sunday Times (2015)War poems need to be poems, as well as reports of what it's like to be shot at. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)Stories ran about her for months in the national press and poems and nursery rhymes echoed around the North East about her. The Sun (2015)The fact that I know the poem so well and that my dad gave it to me made it all the more poignant for me. Times, Sunday Times (2008)

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British English: poem /ˈpəʊɪm/ NOUN
A poem is a piece of writing in which the words are chosen for their beauty and sound and are carefully arranged, often in short lines.
...a book of love poems.
  • American English: poem
  • Arabic: قَصِّيدَة
  • Brazilian Portuguese: poema
  • Chinese:
  • Croatian: pjesma
  • Czech: báseň
  • Danish: digt
  • Dutch: gedicht
  • European Spanish: poema
  • Finnish: runo
  • French: poème
  • German: Gedicht
  • Greek: ποίημα
  • Italian: poesia
  • Japanese:
  • Korean: 운문
  • Norwegian: dikt
  • Polish: wiersz
  • European Portuguese: poema
  • Romanian: poem
  • Russian: поэма
  • Spanish: poema
  • Swedish: dikt vers
  • Thai: บทกวี
  • Turkish: şiir
  • Ukrainian: вірш
  • Vietnamese: bài thơ

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