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Meaning of poetic license

poet'ic li'cense

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  1. license or liberty taken by a poet, prose writer, or other artist in deviating from rule, conventional form, logic, or fact, in order to produce a desired effect.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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