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light verse

noun
1.
verse that is written to entertain, amuse, or please, often by the subtlety of its form rather than by its literary quality.
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  • As a writer of light verse and as a parodist, his agile work has delighted a generation of admirers.
  • Humorous poetry, also dubbed light verse, is often equated with bad poetry.
  • They're suffused with humor, but they're not light verse.
  • Collection of poems that displays technical skill in many forms, including light verse.
  • Other writers of light verse have also found large intergenerational audiences.

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