poetry reading

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of poetry reading

:an event in which people read poems that they have written aloud for a group

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

reading play
  1. : the act of reading

  2. : material read or for reading

  3. : extent of material read


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