Poetry ( definition re: Oxford online Dictionary)

1. Literary work in which special intensity is given to the expression of feelings and ideas by the use of distinctive style and rhythm; poems collectively or as a genre of literature.

2. A quality of beauty and intensity of emotion regarded as characteristic of poems.

3. Something regarded as comparable to poetry in its beauty.

There are quite a few instances of poetic beauty in the technical world. A particularly elegant proof of a mathematical theorem, for example. The union of metallurgy and mathematics which results in the well designed suspension bridge – or possibly something along the lines of this:


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