To enhance your poetic experience, we’ve created a glossary of terms to help make sense of unfamiliar words and define literary devices you may encounter. Whether you’re looking to more deeply engage with language, experiment with form, or expand your poetic vocabulary, we want to assist you in your quest. The glossary may also come in handy when studying traditional verse by famous poets.
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Please select a letter from the index (above) to see entries