poetry in motion

noun phrase

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.

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“Poetry in motion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/poetry%20in%20motion. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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