Lyric Poem

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Definition of Lyric Poem

a short poem of song like quality.

This is also a good meaning to lyric poetry: The word “lyric” comes from the Latin “lyricus" meaning “of or for the lyre.” Some of the best examples of lyric poetry come from Italian and English sonnets. In lyric poetry, the mood is musical and emotional. The writer of a lyric poem uses words that express his state of mind, his perceptions, or his feelings.

Example of lyric poetry

Some of William Shake Sphere's poems are lyric poetry. Another person who can be an example is James DeFord, and Emily Dickinson.