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Best Ali Poems

Below are the all-time best Ali poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of ali poems written by PoetrySoup members

Premium Member Mohammed Ali
Mohammed Ali

Cassius Clay

The Legend

He was not a humble man
Everything he did, was big and grand
He taunted and barbed with poetic flair
His opponents he angered
Entertainment in...

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Categories: ali, beauty, bible, character, christian,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Mohammad al-Hah Ali
You looked up to the skies
Praying angels would guide your voyage… sigh
Away for the brutality, of Assad and his war
You escaped, brothers three in arms

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Categories: ali, angst, character, community, death,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Ali
You landed next to me while I was reading
Mahmoud Darwish in Arabic.
You said: "You really read this? Terrific."
I didn't know yet that this was leading


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Categories: ali, friendship, war,
Form: Enclosed Rhyme
Premium Member Muhammad Ali
Muhammad Ali
Taunting with poetry,
His opponents he'd zing
As he danced 'round the ring.

There once was a boy Cassius Clay
Who dreamt to be greatest some day
When then...

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Categories: ali, funny,
Form: Clerihew
Premium Member A Small Stain Of Blood
an early morning rise,
up the stairs
walk into the bathroom 
in the sink
a small stain of blood.

less than a measure of yesterday 
pulling a baby out...

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Categories: ali, child, drug,
Form: Free verse

So you call yourself a rhymer,
you’re nothing but a social climber. 
I got better rhymes than you in my sleep.
If you come my way accept...

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© Alexis Y.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ali, slam,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member farewell

chiudo i miei occhi
solo per vederti
in frammenti
di ricordi
mentre vanno alla deriva
dentro e fuori
della mia mente

lo so
tu esisti
come guardiano
con le ali
guardando ancora
su di noi

non sono pronto

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Categories: ali, death, farewell, goodbye,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Who am I
I am black
I am great
I am the father and mother of great Kings.

I am John Love the sharpener inventor
I am Mae C.Jemison the astronaut
I am...

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Categories: ali, father,
Form: Free verse
Heaven's Grace

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© Afroze Ali  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ali, imagination, words,
Form: Cinquain
Mystique Lady and the Unicorn - Nikko -
Mystique Lady and the Unicorn  (collaboration ~NIKKO)


An invisible string was created from the beginning of time,
it is wound around my horn, and bound...

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Categories: ali, imagination, inspirational, me, song,
Form: Free verse
I am India
I am ... I am the land of Ashoka the Great, of Kwaja E Hind, 
Sachin's Sixer, of Sania’s Stoke,  of Aryabhata & Abdul...

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Categories: ali, celebration, community, culture, memorial
Form: Free verse
The balloonwalla
On an old bicycle, he pedals the streets
finding a steady supply of following feet

"Here comes the balloonwalla", in unison they scream
clamoring for the balloon of...

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© Afroze Ali  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ali, happinessblue,
Form: Rhyme
Big Ego
He's got a big ego,
he keeps offending people,
he scoops the same scoop,
and round and round we loop,
until the bubble pops
and the world sees him flop,

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© Nick Trim  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ali, hip hop, life, perspective,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Battle Rap
Battle Rap

...poet in da house...

Now have a listen, for I’ll be a kissing…I’m on a mission
And you’ll be a pissing your hemolysin…a smelly emission
My words...

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Categories: ali, fun, rap,
Form: Rhyme
The 44th President
The 44th President “one who is blessed” in Swahili,
Happens to love his wife’s Shrimp Linguini.
His desk, in the senate office once belonged to Robert Kennedy!

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Categories: ali, black-african amer
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Just A Few Clerihews
Warning, if you are under 60 you may not "get" some of these.

Mohammad Ali
taunting with poetry,
his opponents he'd zing
as he danced 'bout the ring.

Graham Kerr...

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Categories: ali, fun,
Form: Clerihew
Unpopular opinions
These are some of my unpopular opinions that some people won't like
You can't be considered the greatest rapper if you've had somebody ghostwrite
If you don't...

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© Alex Duffy  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ali, celebrity, courage, how i
Form: Free verse
"this poem is not about what is written, 
but what is not written. . . "

Firmly rooted, I stand in this desert of nothingness
Facing your...

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© Afroze Ali  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ali, introspectionme, me,
Form: Monorhyme
The Last Stand
One night I had a dream.  I heard a blood curdling scream.
It was death approaching me....
     Thirty-two years I've escaped...

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Categories: ali, death, fantasydeath, body, death,
Form: Free verse
Starless Night: The Art Of Giving (Rhyme Incorporated) part 2
Thinking of O, Ms. Jill Martin was in her solitude “Quietly…breathing”
That, she just waved her hand greeting April Lewis “Without Speaking”
I spied humorist Donald Meikle,...

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Categories: ali, art, friendship, funny, on
Form: I do not know?
Crase men

They are hiding their crase
Democracy it is
But it's not demonstrated 
Their crase in obscurity
Pretentious crase men

Dwelling in gigantic villa
Their violent color Agbada
Picking money from...

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Categories: ali, 7th grade,
Form: Free verse
From Majority to Minority
As they say, “Where there’s smoke, there is fire”
In this case it is certainly true.
For a people who once ruled so many
Find themselves in the...

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Categories: ali, black african american, freedom,
Form: Rhyme
Freedom Fighters
We are the freedom fighters, fighting for survival
Hopefully the next generation follow the same road in their arrival
I wanna make a list of the real...

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Categories: ali, black african american, freedom,
Form: Rhyme
Thank You
Thank You!...

It's Black history month, so we come to celebrate, 
all the hues of brown that made our nation great! 

From Fredrick and Harriet to...

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Categories: ali, america, celebration, culture, humanity,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Canto XXVIII Hell translation part1
Whoever might with just free words beside
Speak of the blood and in full too of sores
Which I saw now, with a narration wide?

Any speech will...

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Categories: ali, fantasy,
Form: Terza Rima