I’m not really much of a fan of poetry. In fact, I don’t enjoy a lot of this complicated, rhyme-y stuff that far too much thought has been put into forming and students spend so much time extracting the slightest of meaning from (something I never did excel at in school). The poetry I do like is short and to-the-point; so much unlike the vast majority of poetry I read during my time in education that at first I wondered if it counted as poetry at all, but after seeing poetry described as ‘a quality of beauty and intensity of emotion’ (good ol’ Google), I discovered that even the shortest of statements can be considered a form of poetry. One of the best platforms…