Well, we had Patrick White, whose tortured poeticisms
usually resembled the first prize in a Saul Bellow parody contest.
If a cut is the beginning of contingency, if a shadow embodies more than the thing said to cause it, if the night sky is filled with things no longer in existence--these aren't fragments or poeticisms
but the grammar, the conditions and conditionals, of a new method.
Her poetry contains archaisms and poeticisms
in an age in which the Moderns--think Eliot, Pound, Auden, Stevens, etc.
As a journalist he showed immense talent and possibly genius, dispensing with the ornate poeticisms
that then typified Italian newspapers, in favour of pugnacious invective.
The poem breaks up toward the end with a string of poeticisms
but I guess that's the point.
Perhaps it is necessary for the author to be so clear; any digression into poeticisms
or analogizing might defuse the strength of the story.
Even when scholars have considered Otho carefully it has come up short by Caligula's measure: among other things, it has been asserted that the Otho text excludes many of the 'characteristic words and phrases' of the Brut,(3) that its writer reshaped its 'poetic story' into the sober and dull shape of 'a historical chronicle',(4) that, in general, he stripped it of its poeticisms
But it is also possible--and this is the form the vice took in the twentieth century--to depart from the true roots by creating linguistic forms equally separated from the natural language and equally to be regarded as poeticisms