It starts as a summary of the news on a page of a city paper and spins into a lyrical meditation on sexual violence.
When I came up with KRS-One and Rakim, everybody had to step their lyrical game up to build a fan base.
This dad read it as the latter and wrote his own lyrical rebuttal to the tune.
There's a lovely simplicity to the job Philip Connors describes in his lyrical new book, Fire Season.
He had his own quiet power and a voice that was lyrical and dark.
But it does contain some gems of lyrical beauty, and one or two passages in which Strindberg reaches his own heights.
It is simply from the lyrical drama of the World Poet that I have stolen this plot.
Dr. Drummond has achieved the truest of lyrical successes; that of singing new songs, and in a new way.
While you, you are an epic man, so to say, and the lyrical is not becoming to you.
Poetry is to him, like his philosophy, like his ethics, a lyrical soaring.
"a lyric poem," 1580s, from Middle French lyrique "short poem expressing personal emotion," from Latin lyricus "of or for the lyre," from Greek lyrikos "singing to the lyre," from lyra (see lyre). Meaning "words of a popular song" is first recorded 1876. Related: lyrics.