metrophobia

[ me-truh-foh-bee-uh ]
/ ˌmɛ trəˈfoʊ bi ə /

noun

a strong dislike of or aversion to poetry.
an irrational or disproportionate fear of poetry: Being forced to read John Donne's sonnets aloud in front of my English class gave me such bad metrophobia that I can't even look at greeting card poetry without getting sweaty palms and a dry mouth.

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Origin of metrophobia

First recorded in 1985–90; metro-1 + -phobia
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