Poem

  • (noun): A composition written in metrical feet forming rhythmical lines.
    Synonyms: verse form

Some articles on poem, poems:

The Unknown Citizen
... "The Unknown Citizen" is a poem by W ... The poem was first published in 1939 in The New Yorker, and first appeared in book form in Auden's collection Another Time (Random House, 1940) ... The poem is the epitaph of a man, identified only by a combination of letters and numbers somewhat like an American Social Security number ("JS/07/M/378"), who is ...
The Love Song Of J. Alfred Prufrock - Use of Allusion
... Like many of Eliot's poems, "The Love Song of J ... Laurence Perrine identifies the following allusions in the poem In "Time for all the works and days of hands" (29) the phrase 'works and days' is the title of a long poem - a description of agricultural life ... "there is time" are reminiscent of the opening line of that poem "Had we but world enough and time" ...
Mikhail Lermontov - Works
... His earliest unpublished poems that he circulated in manuscript through his friends in the military were pornographic in the extreme, with elements of sadism ... These poems were published only once, in 1936, as part of a scholarly edition of Lermontov's complete works (edited by Irakly Andronikov) ... His short poems range from indignantly patriotic pieces like Fatherland to the pantheistic glorification of living nature (e.g ...
The Love Song Of J. Alfred Prufrock - Composition and Publication
... February 1910 and July or August 1911, the poem was first published in Chicago in the June 1915 issue of Poetry A Magazine of Verse, after Ezra Pound, the magazine's foreign editor ... but never both." This was Eliot's first publication of a poem outside school or university ... In November 1915 (see 1915 in poetry), the poem—along with Eliot's "Portrait of a Lady," "The Boston Evening Transcript," "Hysteria," and "Miss Helen Slingsby"—was published in London in Pound's Catholic ...
The Love Song Of J. Alfred Prufrock - Title
... In the drafts, the poem had the subtitle "Prufrock among the Women." Eliot said "The Love Song of" portion of the title came from "The Love Song of Har Dyal," a poem by Rudyard Kipling, published ... In a 1950 letter, Eliot said, "I did not have, at the time of writing the poem, and have not yet recovered, any recollection of having acquired this name in any way, but I think that it ...

Famous quotes containing the word poem:

    A poem ... begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness.... It finds the thought and the thought finds the words.
    Robert Frost (1874–1963)

    No other human being, no woman, no poem or music, book or painting can replace alcohol in its power to give man the illusion of real creation.
    Marguerite Duras (b. 1914)

    The poem refreshes life so that we share,
    For a moment, the first idea . . . It satisfies
    Belief in an immaculate beginning
    And sends us, winged by an unconscious will,
    To an immaculate end. We move between these points:
    From that ever-early candor to its late plural....
    Wallace Stevens (1879–1955)