poetry in motion

Definition of poetry in motion

:someone or something that moves in a way that is very graceful or beautiful
  • He is poetry in motion when he catches and throws the ball.

Word by Word Definitions

poetry play
  1. : metrical writing : verse

  2. : the productions of a poet : poems

  3. : writing that formulates a concentrated imaginative awareness of experience in language chosen and arranged to create a specific emotional response through meaning, sound, and rhythm

motion play
  1. : an act, process, or instance of changing place : movement

  2. : an active or functioning state or condition

  3. : an impulse or inclination of the mind or will

  1. : to signal by a movement or gesture

  2. : to direct by a motion


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