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verse that is written to entertain, amuse, or please, often by the subtlety of its form rather than by its literary quality.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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As a writer of
and as a parodist, his agile work has delighted a generation of admirers.
Humorous poetry, also dubbed
, is often equated with bad poetry.
They're suffused with humor, but they're not
Collection of poems that displays technical skill in many forms, including
Other writers of
have also found large intergenerational audiences.
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