(名詞) 散文詩 (prose poem)：以散文撰寫但加入詩的意象和韻律的作品。這個字是由 prose (散文) + poem (詩) 拼綴而成。
He read a variety of forms of poetry, including librettos, verse meant to be set to music; sestinas, poems structured with six stanzas of six lines and a final triplet; sonnets; villanelles, nineteen-line poems with two rhymes throughout; and, surprisingly, prose poems — what Fort called "proems."
—Dan Kipp, "American Poet Charles Fort Invited to Kenyon for Guest Reading," The Kenyon Collegian, February 3, 2011
At a reading last night, one writer called her prose-poems "proems."
—Aaron Jentzen, "At a reading...," Twitter, January 18, 2013