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can you define poetry?

Asked By: Halli<33 - 6/27/2006
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Great wording Adam T. !!!!! I was going to look up the definition of the word,(I still am)but after what Adam T. put down, I don't think I'll get the best answer! Claire P. did a good job,too, although she looked on Wikipedia, Adam did it on his own(as far as I know). anyway, here is the defintion of poetry along with... More
Answered By: Good Answerer - 6/28/2006
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An unsolved mystery....hmmm....let's just call it art
Answered By: Maria T - 6/27/2006
 
a poem
Answered By: braty chubchub - 6/27/2006
 
feelings on paper
Answered By: KA - 6/27/2006
 
condensed thought
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Answered By: pub_bore - 6/27/2006
 
word art
Answered By: ildatch - 6/27/2006
 
Poetry is the precise use of language to evoke a response in the reader.
Answered By: Todd - 6/27/2006
 
a meaningful passage of lyrics that are used to convey feelings, places and people.
Answered By: shonsay - 6/27/2006
 
Poetry comes from your heart and by it coming from your heart you have to listen to your heart. This might not define the word poetry to you, but to me this is the definition to poetry.
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Answered By: ThaQueenLeo - 6/27/2006
 
indeed i can - pretentious guff, that doesn't even need to rhyme
Answered By: babaloo - 6/27/2006
 
Being a poet myself (poems on file for proof) Poetry is a song, a rhyme, a chance standing in time A word a phrase to help make it thru the days A thought, idea, endless from above, Your heart , your soul, your feelings deep in love. And that is what poetry is
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Answered By: logic1812 - 6/27/2006
 
A collosal waste of time where the "artists" try and use large and /or bizarre words to envoke imagry while having a unique and pleasurable flow... More
Answered By: rundvelt - 6/27/2006
 
Beautiful.
Answered By: nissik - 6/27/2006
 
It is where our courage has been misplaced. It is where our dreams we want to live and pray we will find the courage to live them. A canvas of words, of what we wanted to say to the one we love but haven't and promises we have not sold out to. Promises we have made and pray we don't break them... More
Answered By: Adam T - 6/27/2006
 
You may be looking for something more simple, but there is a whole area of philosophy that deals with the nature of "what is art" and "why do we make art." Poetry is an art form, as others have said. Poetry is ultimately something that we find aesthetically pleasing in a verbal format. It may be structured or... More
Answered By: Josh - 6/27/2006
 
l (a le af fa ll s) one l iness
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Answered By: fari - 6/27/2006
 
I looked it up on Wikipedia... More
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Answered By: CLAIRE P - 6/28/2006
 
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