A bureaucrat goes into a library one day and pulls a poem off a shelf, and it changes the world.
Tupac must have been more surprised than anybody that he could possibly have become friends with the white killer from his poem.
Queen LatifahLatifah read a poem by Maya Angelou about Jackson, “We Had Him.”
1540s (replacing poesy in this sense), from Middle French poème (14c.), from Latin poema "composition in verse, poetry," from Greek poema "fiction, poetical work," literally "thing made or created," early variant of poiema, from poein, poiein, "to make or compose" (see poet). Spelling pome, representing an ignorant pronunciation, is attested from 1856.