Definition of POESY

writing that uses rhythm, vivid language, and often rhyme to provoke an emotional response <in olden days young gentlemen were expected to be proficient in the art of poesy>
Related Words rhyme (also rime); blank verse, free verse, vers libre
Antonyms prose

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