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Poetry is a form of literary art in which language is used for its aesthetic and evocative qualities in addition to, or in lieu of, its apparent meaning. Poetry may be written independently, as discrete poems, or may occur in conjunction with other arts, as in poetic drama, hymns or lyrics. Poetry, and discussions of it, have a long history. Early attempts to define poetry, such as Aristotle's Poetics, focused on the uses of speech in rhetoric, drama, song and comedy.[1] Later attempts concentrated on features such as repetition and rhyme, and emphasised the aesthetics which distinguish poetry...more

Rumble
brown girl dreaming
Two Girls Staring at the Ceiling
Ghosting
I Knead My Mommy: And Other Poems by Kittens
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Winter Is Coming
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Saint Friend
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Everything is a Poem: The Best of J. Patrick Lewis
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    brown girl dreaming
    Love & Misadventure
    Lullabies
    I Wrote This For You
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    Chasers of the Light: Poems from the Typewriter Series
    Inside Out & Back Again
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    Love, Dishonor, Marry, Die, Cherish, Perish
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    1984 by George OrwellThe Stranger by Albert CamusLolita by Vladimir NabokovOne Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcí­a MárquezThe Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
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    321 books — 374 voters

    Where the Sidewalk Ends: The Poems and Drawings of Shel Silverstein
    A Light in the Attic
    Howl and Other Poems
    The Odyssey
    The Complete Poems
    Beowulf: A New Verse Translation
    Ariel
    Falling Up
    The Iliad
    The Waste Land and Other Poems
    Shakespeare's Sonnets (Arden Shakespeare)
    Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair
    Les Fleurs du Mal
    The Collected Poems
    The Collected Poems

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