Definition of “poem” - Learner’s Dictionary

poem

noun [ C ] us uk /ˈpəʊɪm/
Extra Examples
It's only a loose translation of the poem.The same line is repeated throughout the poem.She can recite the whole poem.His collected poems were published in 1928.These poems cannot be considered in isolation.

B1 a piece of writing, especially one that has short lines and uses words that sound the same:

love/war poems

(Definition of “poem” from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)