- the poetry of dance
Examples of poetry in a Sentence
I read the poem in a collection of modern poetry.
She's published two books of lyric poetry and a novel.
He found it easiest to express himself in the language of poetry.
Her dancing is pure poetry.
Recent Examples of poetry from the Web
Lu's comments came after writers and artists including South African novelist J.M. Coetzee, Rita Dove, Paul Auster Khaled Hosseini, Hu Ping, and Michael Chabon read excerpts of Liu Xia's poetry as part of a video campaign.
The joint is staffed by its owner, Blue (J. Alphonse Nicholson), and his hard-working, poetry-loving girlfriend Pumpkin (Kristolyn Lloyd), who cooks and cleans.
Books will be organized by genres including STEM, historical fiction, mysteries and poetry.
But, thanks to the brilliant translations of Samuil Marshak, Lear’s poetry is as familiar to Russian children of the Soviet era as Lewis Carroll’s Alice is to Americans.
Students will receive instruction on writing fiction, nonfiction and poetry, with plenty of time devoted to writing and sharing their work with each other.
Jonas Shaffer, reporter/blogger: How's this for poetry: Ozzie Newsome, a Hall of Fame tight end, selects South Carolina tight end Hayden Hurst with the first pick of his final draft with the Ravens.
Some of them have created other poetry groups in the city, helping to make Houston a literary hub in the country.
Because poetry is all around us, and inside each of us.
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gift of gab;
POETRY Defined for English Language Learners
: the writings of a poet : poems
: something that is very beautiful or graceful
POETRY Defined for Kids
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