Po·et·ic Po·et·ic·al a.
1. Of or pertaining to poetry; suitable for poetry, or for writing poetry; as, poetic talent, theme, work, sentiments.
2. Expressed in metrical form; exhibiting the imaginative or the rhythmical quality of poetry; as, a poetical composition; poetical prose.
Poetic license. See License, n., 4.
adj 1: of or relating to poetry; "poetic works"; "a poetic romance"
2: characteristic of or befitting poetry; "poetic diction"