poetry


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01. I don't really like [poetry]; I'd rather read a novel any day.
02. The lyrics to some of the Beatles' songs were often quite [poetic].
03. The play ends rather [poetically] with the woman dying in her lover's arms.
04. The little girl wrote a short [poem] about flowers, and then was delighted to see it printed in the school newsletter.
05. The dialog in the play is actually very [poetic] at times.
06. Pablo Neruda was a famous [poet] from Chile, who inspired the people of his country.
07. Byron used to write [poetry] for his girlfriends and actually wrote some pretty nice stuff.
08. I like [poetry] that rhymes.
09. The ancient Greeks regarded music and [poetry] were as almost the same thing.
10. In 1929, Korea was described as the "Land of the Morning Calm" by the Indian [poet] Tagore.
11. She read a collection of the [poems] of Leonard Cohen in her literature class.
12. The people of Somalia often compose [poems] to remember important moments in their lives.
13. Apart from his career as a famous pop musician, Paul McCartney has also written an opera and a book of [poetry], and put on an exhibition of his paintings.
14. When his Auntie Mimi threw away his [poems], she never guessed that one day John Lennon would be a world-famous rock star.
15. Boxer Muhammad Ali was once invited to lecture on [poetry] at Oxford University.
16. The students discussed the various possible meanings of the [poem].
17. Between 1588 and 1613, William Shakespeare wrote a total of 37 plays, more than 150 sonnets, and numerous [poems].
18. Each student had to memorize ten verses from the [poem] as homework.
19. Just 50 years after Johannes Gutenberg invented his printing press in the mid-15th century, more than 6 million books had been published on law, science, [poetry], politics, and religion.
20. For centuries, [poetry] has been used in Somalia not just as an art form, but also a political or cultural tool.
21. There is an Indian proverb which states that poverty makes thieves, like love makes [poets].
22. There is an Irish proverb which states that there are three things that can't be taught: generosity, [poetry], and a singing voice.
23. Robert Frost once said that [poetry] begins in delight, and ends in wisdom.
24. Adrian Mitchell once suggested that most people ignore most [poetry] because most [poetry] ignores most people.
25. Robert Louis Stevenson once said that wine is bottled [poetry].
26. Christopher Fry once said that [poetry] is the language in which man explores his own amazement.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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