Poem in Poetry Album

Poem

Poem in Poetry Album

Poem in Poetry Album

Poem

PO’EMnoun [Latin poema; Gr. to make, to compose songs.]

1. A metrical composition; a composition in which the verses consist of certain measures, whether in blank verse or in rhyme; as the poems of Homer or of Milton; opposed to prose.

2. This term is also applied to some compositions in which the language is that of excited imagination; as the poems of Ossian.

 

 

 


 Webster’s Dictionary, 1828 Version