The World's Shortest Poem!

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The world's shortest poem, countless websites tell us, is this couplet:



Fleas

Adam
Had 'em.


by Eric Shackle
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Another short poem, though not quite as short:

The spring
in

Her steps
has

Turned to
fall

The name of the poet slips my mind at the moment.
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One more short poem, from Italy:

M'illumino

d'immenso.
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Anonymous:
What about this then by an English Poet Gyles Brandreth.

Ode to a Goldfish

Oh Wet Pet.
Dj BuenoThe world's shortest poem, countless websites tell us, is this couplet:



Fleas

Adam
Had 'em.


by Eric Shackle
The correct title is: "On the antiquity of microbes."

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This one is shorter:

The first mate's response to the captain's enquiry as to whether dinner was served

Aye

Aye

This one takes the same amount of time to say, but less time to write:

The egomaniac's response when asked who was the most important person in the world

I

I
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Forbes
Dj Bueno
The world's shortest poem, countless websites tell us, is this couplet:



Fleas

Adam
Had 'em.


by Eric Shackle
The correct title is: "On the antiquity of microbes."

Thanks for the correction Emotion: wink

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