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Origin of poem
Examples from the Web for poem
Distraught, she wrote her poem on the subway on the way to the event.
Uneeb Khan asked in his poem about his quest for answers following the death of his non-Muslim friend.
Each word, from aa to za, gets its own two-page spread with a poem and a pic.Well, La Ti Da: Stephin Merritt’s Winning Little Words of Scrabble|David Bukszpan|October 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
How much of your family was able to see you read your poem at the inauguration?
You include a story about a poem, The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock, really affecting you in your formative years.
It is her story which is told in the poem, and not that of Bartoli.The Browning Cyclopdia|Edward Berdoe
I do not mean that I wrote to you, for this reason, the poem which you have just refused to hear me read.The Adventures of a Widow|Edgar Fawcett
She contributed a poem weekly for several years, relinquishing her connection with the paper in 1850.Old and New London|Walter Thornbury
The words and sentences which are supplied are very carefully chosen, and most of them have a prototype somewhere in the poem.The Translations of Beowulf|Chauncey Brewster Tinker
The spirit of the poem is shown by the fact that it is spoken by an Englishman to a little child that is an Italian.Browning and the Dramatic Monologue|S. S. Curry
Word Origin for poem
1540s (replacing poesy in this sense), from Middle French poème (14c.), from Latin poema "composition in verse, poetry," from Greek poema "fiction, poetical work," literally "thing made or created," early variant of poiema, from poein, poiein, "to make or compose" (see poet). Spelling pome, representing an ignorant pronunciation, is attested from 1856.