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prose poem

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A prose work that has poetic characteristics such as vivid imagery and concentrated expression.

prose poem

n
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) a prose composition characterized by a poetic style

prose′ po`em


n.
a composition written as prose but having the concentrated, rhythmic, figurative language of poetry.
[1835–45]
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Noun1.prose poem - prose that resembles poetry
prose - ordinary writing as distinguished from verse
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for her translation of Gorga's prose poems, Book of Minutes (Field
Some poems remind us of the prose poems written in the 1980s and '90s when poetry was used as a mode of resistance.
Meyrink can produce in one paragraph turns of phrases and descriptions that read like a mix of Baudelaire's prose poems and StAaAaAeA@phane MallarmAaAaAeA@'s poetry, and then in the very paragraph is able to come up with something that could only have been written for a high-school creative-writing assignment.
Among much else it includes a chapter on a number of the prose poems in Baudelaire's Spleen de Paris as stressing the relevance of literature for urban studies.
Imagine a book of hours condensed into a book of minutes: That is the modest project of these dense, lyrical, oneiric, personal yet impersonal, prose poems. They locate the metaphysical within the domestic, moving seamlessly from philosophical speculation to aphorism to condensed narrative to brief love letter to prayer--all filtered through sentences openly thinking about language, about existence, about beginnings and endings, both large and small.
Gathering the three hundred prose poems I have written into three groups seems right to me.
A pure pleasure for lovers of deftly crafted prose poems to simply browse through from first page to last, "Memories" is very highly recommended and certain to be an enduringly popular addition to community library poetry collections.
Other titles from the Poetry Party Series for young readers that are also highly recommended include the following: "Cinquain Poems" (9781631436932), "Concrete Poems" (9781631436949, $27.07), "Limericks" (9781631436963, $27.07), "Narrative Poems" (9781631436994, $27.07), "Haikus" (9781631436956, $27.07), "Prose Poems" (9781631436970, $27.07), and "Rhyming Poems" (9781631436987, $27.07).
Related in prose poems, the speaker's connections and disconnections start with her parents -- a nature-loving, supportive father and an alcoholic, attractive mother.
Wild Grass is a collection of twenty-three prose poems, among Lu Xun's most important works.
This volume collects 29 prose poems from essayist and film critic Ehrlich (Case Western Reserve U.) and are offered as "examples of film criticism in a new form." Each piece highlights one scene or an underlying tone in films from Europe, Asia, South America, the Pacific, North America, and the Middle East, with the majority being independent or small studio experimental films.