POETRY

poetry |_p__tr_; _p_itr_|
noun
literary work in which special intensity is given to the expression of feelings and ideas by the use of distinctive style and rhythm; poems collectively or as a genre of literature : he is chiefly famous for his love poetry.
• a quality of beauty and intensity of emotion regarded as characteristic of poems : poetry and fire are nicely balanced in the music.
• something regarded as comparable to poetry in its beauty : the music department is housed in a building that is pure poetry.

P o e t r y   ( f r o m   t h e   G r e e k   ” ¿ ø Ø ∑ √ π ¬ ” ,   p o i e s i s ,   a   ” m a k i n g ” )   i s   a   f o r m   o f   l i t e r a r y   a r t   i n   w h i c h   l a n g u a g e   i s   u s e d   f o r   i t s   a e s t h e t i c   a n d   e v o c a t i v e   q u a l i t i e s   i n   a d d i t i o n   t o ,   o r   i n   l i e u   o f ,   i t s   a p p a r e n t   m e a n i n g .

*Ahem*

I am a caterpillar
It really is a farce
I climb up into the trees
And slide down on my hands and knees.

Inspired by a post by Sylvie ………….
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