1poetry voice noun \ˈpō-ə-trē, -i-trē also ˈpȯ(-)i-trē ˈvȯis\
a : a warbling of the vocal cords that allows the speaker to move from breathless whispers to punctuated singsong according to an unknown rhythm
b : a treatable disease that predominantly affects young poets
Examples of POETRY VOICE
- “Everywhere and nowhere,” she said in her poetry voice, standing on stage with her eyes closed.
- I drank so much PBR, I lost my poetry voice!
Origin of POETRY VOICE
Middle English, from Old French vois, from Latin voc-, vox;akin to Old High German giwahanen to mention, Greek eposword, speech, Sanskrit vāk voice
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