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Poetry

Poetry is a form of literary art making use of rythmic and aesthetic qualities of language to evoke meanings. Poetry has a long history evolving from folk music.

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Poetry

virelay

Literature; Poetry

An ancient French verse form consisting of stanzas of indeterminate length and number, with alternating long and short lines and an interlaced rhyme scheme, as abab bcbc cdcd dada.

villanelle

Literature; Poetry

A poem in a fixed form, consisting of five three-line stanzas followed by a quatrain and having only two rhymes. In the stanzas following the first, the first and third lines of the first stanza are ...

versifier

Literature; Poetry

A writer of verse, often applied to a writer of light or inferior verse.

versification

Literature; Poetry

The art of writing verses, especially with regard to meter and rhythm. The term versification can also refer to a particular metrical structure or style or to a version in verse of something ...

versicle

Literature; Poetry

A little verse; also, a short passage said or sung by a leader in public worship and followed by a response from the people.

verset

Literature; Poetry

A short verse, especially one from a sacred book.

verse

Literature; Poetry

A line of writing arranged in a metrical pattern, i.e., a line of poetry. Also, a piece of poetry or a particular form of poetry such as free verse, blank verse, etc., or the art or work of a poet.

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