Examples of poet in a Sentence
Emily Dickinson is famous as the poet who rarely left the house but often journeyed to the depths of the human heart.
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Although the identity of the poet who wrote the text is in doubt, there is no doubt that the words inspired some of Beethoven’s most transporting music.
Robert Scheer/IndyStar Google has used its latest doodle to celebrate the 90th birthday of late poet, educator, author and civil-rights activist Maya Angelou.
McBride has said that Angelou's work made her want to write songs, and Oprah has frequently called the poet a mentor.
Astrid Hacker/Louisville Courier Journal A week ago, Courtney Sorrell was in her middle-school classroom, extolling the virtues of poet Langston Hughes.
Humbling women seems to be a chief pastime of poets.
And the Ritz-Carlton team also arranged for an exclusive Tea Ceremony by Candlelight at Saigyo-an, the former residence of 12th-century poet and samurai Saijyohoshi, who famously developed a tea ceremony tradition.
Dunya Mikhail, an Iraqi exile and one of the foremost poets of our time, has not.
Roger Daltrey will receive the Mattie J.T. Stepanek Peacemaker Award, named in honor of poet and peacemaker Mattie J.T Stepanek, who died at age 13 in 2004.
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Origin and Etymology of poet
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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: a person who writes poems
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