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I am translating an essay on translation of poetry. In this bit: Allegria di naufragi (Joy of Shipwrecks, 1919), established what remains for many people the quintessential Ungaretti poem: short lines, often only a single word; frequent paragraph breaks...

I am not sure whether a paragraph break is the same as a line break. Is it a space between lines?

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A "paragraph" of poetry would probably be referring to a stanza or a group of lines of poetry that are grouped together with extra space between them.

Example from wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stanza#Example_I

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