Category: Poetry

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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