Holy songs and poetry are often found in Tanach. Another meaning is that of ordinary Jewish songs.

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Congregation sings parts of the Shiroh before the reader on the seventh day of Pesach?

Is there a recognised minhag for the congregation to sing selected verses from the “Song at the Sea” (Shiroh) Shmos 15 (1-18) before they are read by the reader on the seventh day of Pesach? Related ...
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Author of the song Yom Simcha L'Yisrael

Who is the author of the Simchas Torah song Yom Simcha l'Yisrael?
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Is Aleinu considered a piyyut or a prayer?

I have always thought that Aleinu was a piyyut (liturgical poem), not a "prayer" since it does not have a bracha in it. I was surprised to find that the Wikipedia page for piyyut does not list it, ...