Orpheus also contains within himself two sides of the poetic character.
There are also pieces that belong in the show only by poetic association.
And I think [Gould] was guilty of using a poetic language to conflate those three kinds of episodic changes.
Every designer deserves a degree of poetic license, leeway to shock and provoke.
"I think there's something so much more beautiful and soaring and poetic to the story of Issie's life," she says.
At this point we begin to see just what is the function of Homer who has inherited a vast mass of poetic material.
"poetic simile: I'm going fast," conceded Kirkwood; but he did not smile.
Campbell has it against Byron, that "the poetic temperament is incompatible with matrimonial felicity."
I might, perhaps, have some poetic flights, If I could sleep o' nights!
His mixture of grace and shrewdness, poetic charm and worldly wisdom, we find nowhere else.
1520s, from poet + -ic, or else from or influenced by Middle French poetique (c.1400), from Latin poeticus, from Greek poietikos "pertaining to poetry," literally "creative, productive," from poietos "made," verbal adjective of poiein "to make" (see poet). Related: Poetics (1727). Poetic justice "ideal justice as portrayed in plays and stories" is from 1670s. Poetic license attested by 1733.
Earlier adjective was poetical (late 14c.); also obsolete poetly (mid-15c.). Related: Poetically (early 15c.).