Poems are literary pieces often written in verse.
Poem (poem), n. Po"em [L. poëma, Gr. (?), fr. (?) to make, to compose, to write, especially in verse: cf. F. poëme.]
- A metrical composition; a composition in verse written in certain measures, whether in blank verse or in rhyme , and characterized by imagination and poetic diction; -- contradistinguished from prose; as, the poems of Homer or of Milton .
- A composition, not in verse, of which the language is highly imaginative or impassioned; as, a prose poem ; the poems of Ossian .
Poems or Poem may also refer to:
- Poems (Auden), three separate collections of the early poetry of W.H. Auden
- Poems (Agatha Christie), the second of two collections of poetry by Agatha Christie
- Poems (Emerson), a series of poems written in 1847 by Ralph Waldo Emerson
- Poems (poetry by Golding), the first work by William Golding
- Poems (Hesse), a collection of 31 poems written by Hermann Hesse
- Poems (William Carlos Williams), an early self published volume of poems by William Carlos Williams
- POEM (Organization), Professional Organization of English Majors a fictional sponsor for A Prairie Home Companion (Garrison Keillor)
- POEM, poly [oligo(oxyethylene) methacrylate] in polymer chemistry
- POEMS syndrome, a medical condition
- "Poem" (song), a song by Taproot
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