Part of speech: noun

A lofty or beautiful composition in verse.

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Usage examples "poem":

  1. He accepted the latter for his work's sake, and returned to his old friends a loving letter and an old poem, and with the latter we will leave this picture of old times on the Oregon: " Happy the man whose wish and care A few paternal acres bound; Content to breathe his native air On his own ground. - "The Log School-House on the Columbia", Hezekiah Butterworth.
  2. She saw no other form, only his, in this poem of light, in this wide world of the sinking sun. - "The Garden Of Allah", Robert Hichens.
  3. I thought it took a wise man to write a poem. - "Pearl and Periwinkle", Anna Graetz.