Type: noun, slang
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.