Shape Definition | What is Shape? - PoetrySoup
[n] the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance; "geometry is the mathematical science of shape"
[n] the visual appearance of something or someone; "the delicate cast of his features"
[n] any spatial attributes (especially as defined by outline); "he could barely make out their shapes through the smoke"
[n] alternative names for the body of a human being; "Leonardo studied the human body"; "he has a strong physique"; "the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak"
[n] a perceptual structure; "the composition presents problems for students of musical form"; "a visual pattern must include not only objects but the spaces between them"
[n] a concrete representation of an otherwise nebulous concept; "a circle was the embodiment of his concept of life"
[n] the state of (good) health (especially in the phrases `in condition' or `in shape' or `out of condition' or `out of shape')
[v] give a shape or or form to; "shape the dough"
[v] shape or influence; give direction to; "experience often determines ability"; "mold public opinion"
[v] make something, usually for a specific function; "She molded the riceballs carefully"; "Form cylinders from the dough"; "shape a figure"; "Work the metal into a sword"
Poetry written in the shape or form of an object. Shape poems do not have to take the form of the object it describes. This form is different than a concrete poem, in that a concrete poem takes the shape of the object it describes.
CHAMPAGNE by Dawn Drickman
CHAMPAGNE, CORKED BOTTLES OF EFFERVESCENT FUN
SWEET AND FRUITY TO THE TASTE, OR MAYBE EXTRA DRY
A TINY GLASS OF BUBBLING, POPPING, SPLASHING FUN
MAKE A CHOICE, BRUT, SPARKLING, OR SIMPLE ROSE
WHEN ON A FRUGAL BUDGET, ANDRE’S PINK
DOM PERIGNON FOR THE WEALTHY
KORBEL FOR UNDER TWENTY
PRICED JUST RIGHT
"HAVE A GLASS TONIGHT"
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