The Pike — A Poem For Lancashire Day

What better way to honour our gradely county on Lancashire Day than write about The Pike — a part of the landscape I see first thing in the morning and last thing at night....
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Why Hire A Writer?

Dear You, you might well wonder what are the benefits of working with a writer? I often have thought that myself. Why would I employ me? But when you get into it and see the differences between words that serve as a function and words that are borne out of good writing,...
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The World’s Shortest Poem and Muhammad Ali

As Black History Month begins today on National Poetry Day, it brings to mind how a little-known poem by Muhammad Ali became a contender for the world’s shortest poem. Previously, the generally accepted holder of this title was poet Strickland Gillilan, that was until, Ali the greatest boxer of...
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A Poem Called Blancmange

A poem for National Poetry Day themed around truth. The poem is called Blancmange by Nikki Wordsmith which includes the poignant Brexit referencing line 'Words don’t like to be abused on a politician’s tongue'...
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