prose poemprose poem
A prose work that has poetic characteristics such as vivid imagery and concentrated expression.
(plural prose poems)
- (literature) A literary text written in the manner of prose"”without the fixed lines, rhyme, and meter often characteristic of poetry"”but nonetheless clearly possessing some of the distinctive attributes of poetry, such as lyrical language, evocation of feeling, vivid imagery, metaphor, and linguistic devices like assonance or alliteration.
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- prose poetry
- Alternative form of prose poem.