noun. ['ˈpoʊət'] a writer of poems (the term is usually reserved for writers of good poetry).
- poete (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
- poeta (Latin)
Rhymes with Poet
Sentences with poet
1. Noun, singular or mass
The poet may show how something is like or unlike the subject.
Quotes about poet
1. A sculptor is a person who is interested in the shape of things, a poet in words, a musician by sounds.
- Henry Moore
2. I think that that's why artists make art - it is difficult to put into words unless you are a poet. What it takes is being open to the flow of universal creativity. The Zen artists knew this.
- Alex Grey
3. Philip Larkin has a tough honesty and sense of humor that I find irresistible, as a contemporary poet.
- Robert Morgan
noun. a singer of folk songs.