What does the word poetry mean?

Usage examples for poetry

  1. So much the happier for England and poetry. – The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1 of 2) by Frederic G. Kenyon
  2. The past few minutes had given him two beautiful subjects for poetry. – Country Neighbors by Alice Brown
  3. It is impossible for men to live in the world without poetry of some sort or other. – The Function Of The Poet And Other Essays by James Russell Lowell