What does the word poem mean?

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by Robert Hichens
  3. I thought it took a wise man to write a poem. – Pearl and Periwinkle by Anna Graetz