poesy

as in poetry
writing that uses rhythm, vivid language, and often rhyme to provoke an emotional response in olden days young gentlemen were expected to be proficient in the art of poesy

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“Poesy.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/poesy. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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