I thought I’d offer some more definitions of the genre of poetry. You literary critics, poets, and writers can dispute these if you want. Substitute the male equivalent of these for men.
A verse-writer writes poetry for herself.
A poet writes poetry for an audience she can describe.
A talented poet is at the level of a creative writing major.
A professional poet wears the poetry bob.
A master poet writes poetry that is called ‘classic.’
Lilly Lekhan, Poet and Founder of The Sweetest Art List