poets definition of poetry

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What is Edgar Allan Poe definition of poetry ?

-- Anonymous, January 28, 2001


a rhyming thing

-- Anonymous, May 03, 2001

See Poe's own essays, actually one of the best early attempts to analyze poetry in itself. The essays can be found at the Edgar Allan Poe Society of Baltimore website. I would hate to give a simple answer that would sound like a dictionary entry.

-- Anonymous, May 03, 2001

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