What is poetry? Poetry is understood not only as a particular art, but as a property of a multitude of objects and many arts as well. Thus it is said that there is poetry in nature, in life, in history or in the visual arts. Poetry is, then, expression of beauty and, of course, artistic expression, beautiful expression and expression in the sensible. This work belonging to the Manuals Germen, makes a broad tour of all the concepts surrounding poetry: the verse, the verse, the lyrical types or the poetic genres.