English - Vietnamese Dictionary
+literature in metrical form
+any communication resembling poetry in beauty or the evocation of feeling
Advanced English Dictionary
verse, versification, metrical composition, metrics, rhyme, Archaic poesy:
Modern poetry is often rather obscure.
+ nounCollocation Dictionary
1 [U] a collection of poems; poems in general
epic / lyric / pastoral poetry + T.S. Eliot's poetry + a poetry reading
2 [U, sing.] (approving) a beautiful and graceful quality: There was poetry in all her gestures.
good, great | classical | contemporary, modern | 18th-century, etc. | dramatic, epic, heroic, lyric, narrative | Modernist, Romantic, symbolist, etc. | love, pastoral, war, etc.
He began his speech with a few lines of poetry.
| piece | anthology, book, collection, volume
VERB + POETRY
compose, write | read | recite | learn by heart
At school we had to learn a lot of poetry by heart.
POETRY + NOUN
book, collection | reading
She invited me to one of her poetry readings.
| competition, workshop | group
an essay on imagery in poetry
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