poetize


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po·et·ize

 (pō′ĭ-tīz′)
v. po·et·ized, po·et·iz·ing, po·et·iz·es
v.tr.
To describe or express in poetry or a poetic manner.
v.intr.
To write poetry.

poetize


Past participle: poetized
Gerund: poetizing

Imperative
poetize
poetize
Present
I poetize
you poetize
he/she/it poetizes
we poetize
you poetize
they poetize
Preterite
I poetized
you poetized
he/she/it poetized
we poetized
you poetized
they poetized
Present Continuous
I am poetizing
you are poetizing
he/she/it is poetizing
we are poetizing
you are poetizing
they are poetizing
Present Perfect
I have poetized
you have poetized
he/she/it has poetized
we have poetized
you have poetized
they have poetized
Past Continuous
I was poetizing
you were poetizing
he/she/it was poetizing
we were poetizing
you were poetizing
they were poetizing
Past Perfect
I had poetized
you had poetized
he/she/it had poetized
we had poetized
you had poetized
they had poetized
Future
I will poetize
you will poetize
he/she/it will poetize
we will poetize
you will poetize
they will poetize
Future Perfect
I will have poetized
you will have poetized
he/she/it will have poetized
we will have poetized
you will have poetized
they will have poetized
Future Continuous
I will be poetizing
you will be poetizing
he/she/it will be poetizing
we will be poetizing
you will be poetizing
they will be poetizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been poetizing
you have been poetizing
he/she/it has been poetizing
we have been poetizing
you have been poetizing
they have been poetizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been poetizing
you will have been poetizing
he/she/it will have been poetizing
we will have been poetizing
you will have been poetizing
they will have been poetizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been poetizing
you had been poetizing
he/she/it had been poetizing
we had been poetizing
you had been poetizing
they had been poetizing
Conditional
I would poetize
you would poetize
he/she/it would poetize
we would poetize
you would poetize
they would poetize
Past Conditional
I would have poetized
you would have poetized
he/she/it would have poetized
we would have poetized
you would have poetized
they would have poetized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.poetize - compose verses or put into verse; "He versified the ancient saga"
poesy, poetry, verse - literature in metrical form
indite, pen, write, compose - produce a literary work; "She composed a poem"; "He wrote four novels"
metrify - compose in poetic meter; "The bard metrified his poems very precisely"
spondaise, spondaize - make spondaic; "spondaize verses"
elegise, elegize - compose an elegy
sonnet - compose a sonnet
References in classic literature ?
I agree, my master, that 'tis better to philosophize and poetize, to blow the flame in the furnace, or to receive it from carry cats on a shield.
Poverty (a phantom I have sometimes beheld, clad in rags, awaiting me at the end of my journey through life) - poverty has been the specter with which many of my own friends have trifled for years past, which they poetize and caress, and which has attracted me towards them.
For instance, Julie describes Bai Juyi as a great conversationalist, a good host, a pleasure to visit, and a comparable drinking companion in "A Great Poet"; she reuses the Chinese form of poetry on objects (yong wu shi) to humanize what is nonhuman, and to poetize what is seemingly unpoetic in "Stove" and "Chair"; she re-contextualizes Chinese dramatic figures, natural scenes, and ethical dilemmas in "Reply to the Tune 'On the Water Clock at Night' by Wen Tingyun," "Reply to 'Autumn Songs of the Hall of Abiding Faith' by Wang Changling," and "Reply to the Tune 'Audience at Golden Gate' by Wei Zhuang.
To poetize birchbark, floodwaters, crawfish chimneys, the Great Comet of 1811.
From the puppet craze well on into his precocious university life it was his passion to explore the widest ranges of experience and then to reflect, moralize, or poetize upon them.
You know, if you poetize something, it becomes poetic.
I pray and poetize," she writes, "to be able to see my brothers and sisters despite my own (often petty) agonies, to partake of the majesty that's every sinner's birthright.
It will and should, now mingle and now amalgamate poetry and prose, genius and criticism, the poetry of art and the poetry of nature, render poetry living and social, and life and society poetic, poetize wit, fill and saturate the forms of art with solid cultural material of every kind, and inspire them with vibrations of humor.
Here Baraka repeats the Emersonian desire to poetize American with new signs, but his appropriation shows how at the same time American's own sons were incapable of the project.
This trip found Emerson again in a buoyant mood, as he writes to his brother Charles on 12 September, "And we botanize & criticize & poetize & memorize & prize & grow wise we hope & I am your loving brother Waldo" (Letters 1:283).
To poetize not only legitimately but also spiritually, as Petrarch desired and did, he necessarily developed a poetics in contradiction to Augustine.