Poetry

Poetry is a form of literary art in which language is used for its aesthetic and evocative qualities in addition to, or in lieu of, its apparent meaning. Poetry may be written independently, as discrete poems, or may occur in conjunction with other arts, as in poetic drama, hymns or lyrics.

Poetry, and discussions of it, have a long history. Early attempts to define poetry, such as Aristotle's Poetics, focused on the uses of speech in rhetoric, drama, song and comedy.[1] Later attempts concentrated on features such as repetition and rhyme, and emphasised the aesthetics which distinguish poetry
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Make Me Rain: Poems & Prose
The Perfect Nine: The Epic of Gĩkũyũ and Mũmbi
Junk Boy
DKMH
Dandelion
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  • Here is the Sweet Hand by francine j. harris
    Here is the Sweet Hand: Poems

    Release date: Aug 04, 2021
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    Love Is Blood, Love Is Fabric

    Release date: Nov 30, 2020
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    I Am Every Good Thing
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    Here Is the Beehive
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    My Name is Why
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