line of poetry


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Noun1.line of poetry - a single line of words in a poem
acatalectic - (prosody) a line of verse that has the full number of syllables
Alexandrine - (prosody) a line of verse that has six iambic feet
catalectic - (prosody) a line of verse that lacks a syllable in the last metrical foot
hypercatalectic - (prosody) a line of poetry having an extra syllable or syllables at the end of the last metrical foot
poem, verse form - a composition written in metrical feet forming rhythmical lines
couplet - a stanza consisting of two successive lines of verse; usually rhymed
line - text consisting of a row of words written across a page or computer screen; "the letter consisted of three short lines"; "there are six lines in every stanza"
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He shouted out a line of poetry, but the words escaped him, and he stumbled among lines and fragments of lines which had no meaning at all except for the beauty of the words.
The first call-to-arms I read was from our premier poet and educator based in Virginia, Luisa Igloria, who asked poets: "Let's write a CDC banned words renga (collaborative poem)" using any of the seven words in a line of poetry.
The sculpture is made of stainless steel and depicts a line of poetry by the founder of Qatar, Sheikh Jassim bin Mohamed al-Thani, that touches on the power of justice.
In her consistent ability to write a perfect line of poetry -- and the river rose thirty-three feet above the highway and took what it wanted, and it wanted nearly everything, and left just the sidewalks -- Gillian Wegener upsets the idea we're all in this together.
Every line of poetry and every oval portrait is laden with mother-child love in this beautiful story of myriad animal and human mothers and their children.
The arrangement of this line of poetry alongside the images in the role of colophon--a sort of insignia or signature of the artist--produces the impression of a reflective and solitary consciousness contemplating "desolation" as a world-encompassing condition.
What you choose to include on your Hadaya may be a verse or passage from the Torah, a line of poetry, the Jerusalem skyline, a constellation, or the name of a siblinganything at all to make it yours.
Change the emphasis on each word in the line of poetry, thereby changing the meaning of the line.
In this game, the first player recites a line of poetry and the next player can only recite a line of poetry that begins with the same letter as the last letter of the previous line recited.
According to Amber, the top tattoo is a line of poetry from Chilean poet Pablo Neruda in the original Spanish.
PA line of poetry written in the 18th century could not be more relevant now.
I believe the most beautiful line of poetry that you can read is one that has perfect rhyme, form and meaning.