Po"em(?), n. [L. poma, Gr. , fr. to make, to compose, to write, especially in verse: cf. F. pome.] 1. A metrical composition; a composition in verse written in certain measures, whether in blank verse or in rhyme, and characterized by imagination and poetic diction; -- contradistinguished from prose; as, the poems of Homer or of Milton.
2. A composition, not in verse, of which the language is highly imaginative or impassioned; as, a prose
poems of Ossian.
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