Poetry (slang)

Type: noun, slang

Pronunciation: /po-it-tree/

Related: Poet, Poetic

What does Poetry mean?

Literary work that uses rhythmic language, distinctive style and expression.

Poetry Synonyms: Poems, Rhymes

Example sentence: “I wrote some poetry for my shorty.”

Poetry in songs:

Poetry, that’s a part of me, retardedly bop, I drop the ancient manifested hip-hop straight off the block” – Nas, Memory Lane (Sittin’ in da Park).

“I’ma, Sufi to goofies, I could prolly speak Farsi, That’s poetry, reek of coca leaf in my past” – Jay-Z, Marcy Me.

Can’t you see, you’re like a book of poetry, Maya Angelou, Nikki Giovanni, turn one page and there’s my mommy” – Kanye West, Hey Mama.

“E.E. cummin’ on her face, now that’s poetry in motion” – Childish Gambino, Freaks and Geeks.

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