Poetry is piece of literature written by a poet in meter or verse expressing various emotions which are expressed by the use of variety of techniques including metaphors, similes and onomatopoeia. The emphasis on the aesthetics of language and the use of techniques such as repetition, meter and rhyme are what are commonly used to distinguish poetry from prose. Poems often make heavy use of imagery and word association to quickly convey emotions. An example of Epic Poems is detailed above.
Epic Poems - Modern Award-winning Epic Poetry : All Poetry
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Poetic Form: Epic | Academy of American Poets
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