English to Afrikaans Meaning :: poesy

Poesy :
poësie
- poësie
 

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Noun(1) literature in metrical form

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(1) Their miniatures purposefully blur the lines between poesy and prose - short lyric stories that are stylistically reminiscent of the verse-libre.(2) Some of his attempts at poesy almost end up counter-productive.(3) I bet you have your own sheaf of pathetic poesy you want to bore us with.(4) the genius of poesy(5) Superstitious turtle Churchy LaFemme was the putative author of many of these gems, though the rest of the cast could be just as prone to poesy .(6) Barron Field wrote off Australia as ÔÇÿprose-dullÔÇÖ, and hoped that the wings of poesy - as he fatuously put it - would soon whirl him away to a more amenable clime. There was no question of Australians being permitted to create art of their own.(7) We are enchanted by Bauby's poesy ; we wonder at the courage of a man who can mentally survive his ordeal; and we experience frissons of there-but-for-the-grace-of-God horror down our spines.(8) How can motherhood, being ÔÇÿbodilyÔÇÖ occupied by the everyday common chores, be compatible with lyric flights of poesy ?(9) Minnesota's first poet laureate, Margarette Ball Dickson, crowned herself queen bee of poesy in 1934.(10) This little epigraph is nothing more than a physical reflection of what scooted across so-and-so's mind while sitting and reflecting on a difficult passage or poesy or prose.(11) Littlewood's vision was not based on Shakespeare as the pinnacle of the English poesy , nor on the literary angry young men being championed by George Devine's Royal Court.(12) John Keats described poesy as a ÔÇÿdrainless shower of lightÔÇÿ.(13) they were enamoured of poesy and the fine arts(14) This anti-visual rhetoric of interiority is prevalent in much Romantic writing, from Keats's longing to escape on ÔÇÿthe viewless wings of poesy ,ÔÇÖ to Coleridge and Wordsworth's denunciation of the ÔÇÿdespotism of the eye.ÔÇÖ
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Noun
1. poetry ::
gedigte
2. verse ::
vers
Antonyms
1. prose ::
prosa
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