Poetry

Poetry is a form of literary art in which language is used for its aesthetic and evocative qualities in addition to, or in lieu of, its apparent meaning. Poetry may be written independently, as discrete poems, or may occur in conjunction with other arts, as in poetic drama, hymns or lyrics.

Poetry, and discussions of it, have a long history. Early attempts to define poetry, such as Aristotle's Poetics, focused on the uses of speech in rhetoric, drama, song and comedy.[1] Later attempts concentrated on features such as repetition and rhyme, and emphasised the aesthetics which distinguish poetry
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The Terrible
Breakout
Lessons In Camouflage
I Hope My Voice Doesn't Skip
The Hatch
Heaven is Only a Part of Our Body Where All the Sickness Resides
Loneliness, and Other Ways to Split a Body
Casserole
Pulse
SOAP Notes
Evolving God
Palace
What Is Not Beautiful
I Felt a Funeral, in My Brain
A Sin Such as This (Love Lies Beneath, #2)

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    The End We Start From
    When I Hit You: Or, A Portrait of the Writer as a Young Wife
    She Felt Like Feeling Nothing
    Planting Gardens in Graves
    The Terrible
    Breakout
    Planting Gardens in Graves II
    Peach
    Blood Water Paint
    Love
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