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 piece of art also includes a line of poetry by Qatari Abdulaziz Al-Khalifi dedicated to His Highness the Amir, said the artist who indicated that the white precious stone used in the piece was a tribute to the Kuwaiti leader's good nature and kind heart.
Each screen is associated with a line of poetry from female poets of the Arab world throughout history.
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. Her initial example read: " a world of forms, each as vulnerable as the next: no entitlement in the face of disease and death " Other lines came in from first-responders, mostly from American poets, but our Manila-based poet-in-Filipino Rebecca T.
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.
Happy night, Happy Mama!" 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.
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.
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.