- the house we stayed in … was itself a poem
- —H. J. Laski
Examples of poem in a Sentence
He wrote a poem about his parents.
your assignment is to write two poems about springtime
Recent Examples of poem from the Web
Workshop participants will be invited to share their poems.
Friends and family made speeches toasting the couple — Jenner’s mom Linda read a poem — before the party really started.
Coinciding with the release of the final scene on her Instagram account, Sarah plans to read a corresponding poem live on her Instagram.
Officiant Charles Cooper of Humbleman Weddings read a poem and the names of the honored, and the couple lit a candle.
Portman read a poem over the second film, and the other four saw Leikeli47 rushing over from her Delta Blue Stage set to perform along with backup dancers as the footage played.
English professor David Anderson often began lectures by reading a poem by Auden or T.S. Eliot.
The songs and poems featured on the album take the listener on an illuminating journey from the trails to the rails of the Old West.
Terrell was also a prolific writer who used her prose to further her social and political concerns; her scholarly articles, poems, and short stories appeared in numerous journals and magazines.
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anacreontic, clerihew, dithyramb, eclogue, elegy, English sonnet, epic, epigram, epode, epopee, epos, georgic, idyll (also idyl), jingle, lament, limerick, madrigal, ode, pastoral, pastorale, psalm, rondeau, rondel (or rondelle), rondelet, sonnet, triolet, villanelle;
POEM Defined for English Language Learners
: a piece of writing that usually has figurative language and that is written in separate lines that often have a repeated rhythm and sometimes rhyme
POEM Defined for Kids
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