Poets who broke through in the post WWII years and tried to change human thinking via verse. Usually deals with contemporary culture and issues. Short for Beatnik poet.
Whilst researching poetry, I found Jack Kerouac and many other Beat Poets.
by Sladisphere March 20, 2015
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someone who's very unattractive (beat) and writes poetry (poet)
Man, that nappy-ass artsy bitch who's always reciting those poems really is a beat poet.
by Nick D September 29, 2003