History of Poetry

History of Poetry Poetry as an art form predates written text.[1] The earliest poetry is believed to have been recited or sung, employed as a way of remembering oral history, genealogy, and law. Poetry is often closely related to musical traditions,[2] and the earliest poetry exists in the form of hymns (such as the work of Sumerian priestess Enheduanna), and...

Metre (Poetry)

Metre (Poetry) In poetry, metre (British) or meter (American; see spelling differences) is the basic rhythmic structure of a verse or lines in verse. Many traditional verse forms prescribe a specific verse metre, or a certain set of metres alternating in a particular order. The study and the actual use of metres and forms of versification are both known as prosody. (Within linguistics, “prosody”...

Poetry From A Humble Perspective

Poetry From A Humble Perspective Poetry is the voice, wording, and expression of the truth and essence of humankind, their love, excitement, trouble, grief, and joys, the expression of their sensing and evaluation of existence and the beyond, through the tongue of feelings and emotions in an open or hidden...

Poetry

What is Poetry? Poetry is a form of literature that uses aesthetic and rhythmic qualities of language—such as phonaesthetics, sound symbolism, and metre—to evoke meanings in addition to, or in place of, the prosaic ostensible meaning. Poetry has a very long history, dating back to prehistorical times with the creation of hunting poetry in Africa, and panegyric and...

Bible Verses and Quotes: Christian Thinkers

Bible Verses and Quotes: Christian Thinkers Many Christian thinkers have helped us to expand our understanding of God’s will. In this category you will find quotations from the great Christian minds of history. “Character is doing the right thing when nobody’s looking. There are too many people who think that...

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