Modern poetry refers to the verse created by the writers and poets of the 20th and 21st centuries. The actual definition of “modern” varies, depending on the authority cited. Some people would define modern poetry to include the poets of the 19th century, such as Edgar Allan Poe and Walt Whitman.What is a contemporary poem?
By definition of its namesake, contemporary poetry is considered poetry written within our lifetime, and includes poems written approximately from the mid-20th century to the present day.What is a poetry novel?
A verse novel is a type of narrative poetry in which a novel-length narrative is told through the medium of poetry rather than prose.