ADJ. good, great | classical | contemporary, modern | 18th-century, etc. | dramatic, epic, heroic, lyric, narrative | Modernist, Romantic, symbolist, etc. | love, pastoral, war, etc.
QUANT. line He began his speech with a few lines of poetry. | piece | anthology, book, collection, volume
VERB + POETRY compose, write | read | recite | learn by heart At school we had to learn a lot of poetry by heart.
POETRY + NOUN book, collection | reading She invited me to one of her poetry readings. | competition, workshop | group
PREP. in ~ an essay on imagery in poetry