Definition for Poem (-s)

poem (-s), n. [Fr. < L. poēma < Gk πόημα, thing made or created, work, fiction, poetical work < ποιε Ãν, to make.]

  1. Verse; sonnet; metrical composition; text characterized by beautiful language and expressive imagery; [fig.] work; creative endeavor.
  2. [Fig.] profound thing; eloquent expression of beauty; deeply moving experience.

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