Poetry Troubled Thoughts

What is poetry?

A poem is a piece of writing in which the words are chosen very carefully arranged.

A poet is a person who writes poems.

A poetess is a female poet.

Most female poets prefer to be called poets.

Something that poetic is very beautiful, expressive,

and sensitive.....an exciting yet poetic performance.

The poem was poetically written as any he'd ever heard.

Poetic means relating to poetry.

Poetical means the same as poetic.

Poetic justice if you describe something bad that happens to someone as poetic justice, you mean it is exactly what they deserve because of the things that person has done.

Poet laureate. The poet who has been chosen from a particular country to write poems for special occasions.

Poetry is considered as a form of literature, are referred to as poetry.

Poetry is about writing what you enjoy to do.

Poetry is emotions and how you feel.

It;s expressive and helps relive stress.

There are many types of poetry romantic, narrative, nonsense, prose, epic, satirical, ode, acrostic, sonnets, haiku, dramatic, song lyrics. and lyrical poetry ect...

Dramatic means- of drama, like a play, vivid and striking.

Narrative means- in story form to relate events.

Epic means- a long narrative poem in a dignified style about the deeds of a hero or heroes.

Satirical means- the use of ridicule, sarcasm, to attack vices, follies, ect.

Sonnet- A poem normally of fourteen lines in any several rhyme schemes.

Song lyrics- A lyric set to music. A sound like singing.

Ode- A lyric poem characterized by lofty feeling, elaborate form, and dignified style. Suffix way, path.

Prose- Ordinary language; writing that is not poetry.

Nonsense- Words, actions, ect. that are absurd or meaningless.

Haiku- A Japanese verse form of three unrhymed lines of 5, 7, and 5 syllables, respectively. a pom in this form.

Acrostic - At the end plus stichos, line of verse, a poem, ect. in which certain letters in each line, as the first or last, spell out a word, motto, ect.

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epigramman 6 years ago

yes yes nice lesson about the mystique and splendor of poetry - and what's that old saying - 'Everyone's a poet!'

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MrDSpade 6 years ago

generalbrat, what an interesting hub of the different definitions to a variety of peotry and thanks for the fanmail, I really appreciated.

If you haven't read my hub Poetry To Thrive On, perhaps you should check it out, I believe it won't be a waste of time.

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juneaukid 6 years ago from Denver, Colorado

Very sensitively written. Thanks.

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generalbrat 6 years ago from california,usa Author

juneaukid thankyou very much for your intrest in my writing. Hope to hear from you again.

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Mike Lickteig 6 years ago from Lawrence KS USA

This was a very unique look into the world of poets and poetry, and nicely done. Thank you.


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generalbrat 5 years ago from california,usa Author

thanks you all for your positive thoughts it helps so much to write better and greater next time.

AL 4 years ago

who did that picture of words coming to life and hugging the lady...so crazy!!!! I love it!

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