a type of emotional songlike poetry, distinguished from dramatic and narrative poetry
Greek lurikos 'for the lyre', from verses sung to a lyre
Rukeyser was encouraged to write her impressions of Spain in a brief memoir, and to return to her lyric poetry.
I will not recount a joke here: the form, like lyric poetry—more so—is essentially vocal.
But indeed in every form of lyric poetry attempted by him, his touch is infallible.
The Odes of Pindar were the acknowledged models of lyric poetry.
The very names of these rivers have become instinct with the spirit of lyric poetry.
John Ogilvie, An Essay on the lyric poetry of the ancients .
Euterpe, the Muse of lyric poetry, was represented with a flute and garlands of flowers.
French lyric poetry was passing through a revolutionary crisis.
But it must be borne in mind that lyric poetry in Greece at a very early period broke up into two distinct species.
Verhaeren's lyric poetry breathes in other realms, in another atmosphere.