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Live Better 15 Instagram Poets to Follow for Daily Inspiration and Beautiful Verse

15 Instagram Poets to Follow for Daily Inspiration and Beautiful Verse

Instagram poetry has become the newest breeding ground for top-notch literary talent (illustration: Getty Images)
Instagram poetry has become the newest breeding ground for top-notch literary talent (illustration: Getty Images)
By Danica Lo
February 02, 2021
Just a few years ago #Instapoets were considered a social media novelty. Today, they're a creative force in the literary world

In the early days, poetry and illustrated quotes on social media were considered a novelty—engendering a level of respectability that lay somewhere in between hashtag blessed and Pinterest. Today, Instagram has become a serious scouting ground for up-and-coming talent—and the platform has spawned dozens of successful, published (the old fashioned way) poets and literary talents.

Looking for some inspiration and beautiful verse to savour and share? Here are 15 of the best #Instapoets (don't call them that, some of them hate the term) to check out and follow on Instagram right now.

Lang Leav

Arch Hades

Wilson Oryema

Christopher Poindexter

Marisa Crane

Amanda Torroni

R.M. Broderick

Nikita Gill

Rupi Kaur

Alison Malee

Brian Bilston

Yrsa Daley Ward

Caroline Kaufman

Cleo Wade

Saru Singhal

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