prose poem

noun

Definition of prose poem 

: a composition in prose that has some of the qualities of a poem

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This lyrical piece for soprano soloist with orchestra sets a prose poem by James Agee, in which a young boy recalls the sights and sounds of a lazy summer evening. Jessica Rudman, courant.com, "HSO Wraps Up Masterworks Season With Impressive Collaboratin," 9 June 2018 In some of Cook's 100 succinct prose poems, the flip-flopper is the poet's mind. Jim Higgins, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "'Irksome Particulars': Matt Cook's 100 flip-flops," 16 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of prose poem

1716, in the meaning defined above

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