Questions concerning the meaning, context, style, or composition of poetry, classical or modern.

Classical Chinese poetry refers to a plethora of poetic forms written in classical Chinese, including but not limited to: Shijing (詩經) and Chu Ci (楚辭) in the pre-Qin times, Han fu (漢賦), shi (詩), ci (詞), and qu (曲).

Modern Chinese poetry, xinshi (新詩), is the result of literary breakthrough during the May Fourth Movement. It is characterised by its free verses and use of modern Chinese.