poem

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA: /ˈpəʊ.ɪm/
  • (US) IPA: /ˈpʰoʊ̯.əm/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: po‧em

Noun[change]

Singular
poem

Plural
poems

  1. A poem is a group of words written or spoken as an art. Usually, a poem has a rhythm. Many poems rhyme (have words that end the same), and some poems repeat the same first sound in a word (called alliteration).
    I have written some poems.
    The poem was very beautiful.
A Poem

Stormy Night

There is nothing like a sunny day,
Though I must also say,
There is nothing like a stormy night,
Something I greet with delight!
For in the lightning I do see
God's Eternal Mastery;
In His fireworks I do find
Beauty beyond the mortal kind.
A Japanese Poem (Haiku)

Frog Poem

The old pond;
A frog jumps in —
The sound of the water.

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