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How to diffuse this category?[edit]

I would like to get a bit of order in this category, so I'm proposing a categorisation shema. The definitions in poetry are many and different, and we can't change that. My suggestion is basically twofold: 1) Since poetry has a dubble meaning, let's decide to use poetry as the co It would be useful in this category to split poems from performing of


  1. Category:Poems
    1. Category:Poems by nationality
      1. Category:German poems
    2. Category:Poems
      1. Category:Epic poems
      2. Category:Lyric poems
      3. Category:Dramatic poems
  1. Category:Poets
    1. Category:Poets by country
      1. Category:Poets from Germany
  1. Category:Performing of poetry
    1. Category:Poetry reading
  1. Category:Poetry by country
    1. Category:German poetry
      1. Category:Poets from Germany]
      2. Category:Performing of German poems]
      3. Category:Poets from Germany

Scope for Category:Poetry: Poetry is a form of literary art in which language is used for its aesthetic and evocative qualities in addition to, or in lieu of, its apparent meaning. Poetry may be written independently, as discrete poems, or may occur in conjunction with other arts, as in poetic drama, hymns or lyrics.

Scope for Category:Poems: Poems are the productions of poets: a composition in verse ([1]) including epic poems, lyric poems (songs), dramatic poems and other kinds of poems.

Scope for Category:Poets: A poet is the author or performer of poetry.