When I came up with KRS-One and Rakim, everybody had to step their lyrical game up to build a fan base.
There's a lovely simplicity to the job Philip Connors describes in his lyrical new book, Fire Season.
Toíbin is a lyrical, melancholy writer, but his stories swiftly gather momentum; they are openly erotic, deeply wrenching.
At the time, rappers were evaluated based on their lyrical content and technical proficiency.
The lyrical declamation has inspired luminaries ranging from Kurt Vonnegut to Robert Frost.
But it does contain some gems of lyrical beauty, and one or two passages in which Strindberg reaches his own heights.
His special sphere in the restoration and preservation of the old was in lyrical poetry.
Dr. Drummond has achieved the truest of lyrical successes; that of singing new songs, and in a new way.
"You are lyrical, after all, Ellenora," he remarked in his most critical manner.
Poetry is to him, like his philosophy, like his ethics, a lyrical soaring.
"a lyric poem," 1580s, from Middle French lyrique "short poem expressing personal emotion," from Latin lyricus "of or for the lyre," from Greek lyrikos "singing to the lyre," from lyra (see lyre). Meaning "words of a popular song" is first recorded 1876. Related: lyrics.