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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 po·em /ˈpoəm, ɪm, ˈpom ||ˈpɔ()ɪm, ˈpoˌɛm/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Po·em n.
 1. A metrical composition; a composition in verse written in certain measures, whether in blank verse or in rhyme, and characterized by imagination and poetic diction; -- contradistinguished from prose; as, the poems of Homer or of Milton.
 2. A composition, not in verse, of which the language is highly imaginative or impassioned; as, a prose poem; the poems of Ossian.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a composition written in metrical feet forming rhythmical
          lines [syn: verse form]