Definition of prose poem in English:

prose poem

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noun

A piece of imaginative poetic writing in prose.
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  • For Stephane Mallarme, the prose poem afforded a pretext to digress or pursue a detour; La Pipe is a fine pre-Proustian exploration of the involuntary memory.
  • I remember being particularly influenced by e. e. cummings, by Kenneth Patchen, and by a Baudelaire prose poem I translated.
  • The prose poem as surreal fable seemed a compelling option.

Derivatives

prose poetry

noun
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  • These final observations recall Eliot's claim for prose poetry - that it is a difficult but rewarding form if the attentive reader persists.
  • I would say that the level of craft is high throughout, whether it be in visually acute poetry, prose poetry, or rhythmically intense verse.
  • Not only does the work fall prey to purple prose and bad prose poetry on more than a few occasions, there are other moments when the work is just too mannered.

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