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1 writing that uses rhythm, vivid language, and often rhyme to provoke an emotional response
  • not all poetry has to rhyme

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2 the art or power of speaking or writing in a forceful and convincing way
  • the speeches of Dr. Martin Luther King were filled with the kind of poetry that touches people of all races

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The first known use of poetry was in the 14th century

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“Poetry.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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