- Old-fashioned poetry
- a poem
- a motto
Origin of poesyMiddle English poesie from Old French from Classical Latin poesis from Classical Greek poi?sis from poiein: see poem
- Poetical works; poetry.
- The art or practice of composing poems.
Origin of poesyMiddle English poesie from Old French from Latin poēsis from Greek poiēsis from poiein to create ; see kwei-2 in Indo-European roots.