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Dear Joel

Are there English songs constructed in Movies and Plays from Poems?

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Prashant

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I'm not sure I understand your question, but songs, really, are poems when they have words, or lyrics.  Johnny Mercer, who wrote many lyrics for movie songs (like "Moon River" or "Days of Wine and Roses") was called a "folk poet."   Rap songs, which are recited to a beat, are s type of poetry.  You might call it "performance poetry."  Does that answer your question?

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Joel Bjorling

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I can answer questions relating to grammar or general writing technique.

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I have published five nonfiction books and a number of articles. I currently write a column for a local newspaper. I am especially good at reference materials and where to find information.

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B.A., Oral Roberts University, Behavioral Science; MA, McCormuick Theological Seminary (Theological Studies)

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