POEMS


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POEMS

(pō'emz),
Acronym for polyneuropathy, organomegaly, endocrinopathy, monoclonal gammopathy, and skin changes. See: POEMS syndrome.
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To her he addressed his last little poem, the touching 'Return of the Sire de Nesle.
No tales and poems were ever produced at a greater cost of brain and spirit.
His genius has had no better description than in this stanza from William Winter's poem, read at the dedication exercises of the Actors' Monument to Poe, May 4, 1885, in New York:
Each poem renders a single mood, and renders it completely.
Abt Vogler' is the richest, deepest, fullest poem on music in the language.
And the price was splendid, even though it was for the poem of a century.
All who read it were delighted with the poems, and said that if there was any more such poetry in the Highlands, it should be gathered together and printed before it was lost and forgotten for ever.
At first sight such a work seems to be a miscellany of myths, technical advice, moral precepts, and folklore maxims without any unifying principle; and critics have readily taken the view that the whole is a canto of fragments or short poems worked up by a redactor.
Even in his art Chaucer's lack of the highest will-power produced one rather conspicuous formal weakness; of his numerous long poems he really finished scarcely one.
If you once let him begin a Poem," he said to Sylvie, "he'll never leave off again
In the tumult of my emotions I promised myself that if I got through this experience safely I would never suffer anything else of mine to be published; but it was not long before I offered the editor a poem myself.
MY dear sir," said the editor to the man, who had called to see about his poem, "I regret to say that owing to an unfortunate altercation in this office the greater part of your manuscript is illegible; a bottle of ink was upset upon it, blotting out all but the first line - that is to say - "