A person who writes poems.
(dated) A female poet.
A person with a creative or romantic imagination.
A female poet.
One skilled in making poetry; one who has a particular genius for metrical composition; the author of a poem; an imaginative thinker or writer.
‘The poet's eye, in a fine frenzy rolling,Doth glance from heaven to earth, from earth to heaven.’; ‘A poet is a maker, as the word signifies.’;
a woman poet
a writer of poems (the term is usually reserved for writers of good poetry)
A poet is a person who creates poetry. Poets may describe themselves as such or be described as such by others.