Although it seems like Instagram is filled with perfectly-composed selfies or pictures, there’s a whole world of inspirational poetry that is literally a finger tap away.
The thing about Instagram poetry is that one has to fit in a lot of emotion and symbolism inside that cropped square. For this, the Instagram poets need to have talent and an understanding of what will resonate quickly with readers.
Have a look at the some of the most poignant poets on Instagram that you need to be following for your daily source of inspiration and motivation during the lockdown period, see:
1. Rupi Kaur
Not just well-known, Rupi Kaur is an amazing feminist poet who stampeded into popular culture with her wildly successful book of poetry titled ‘Milk and Honey’. Simple and powerful, her poems are often accompanied by her own illustrations.
2. Atticus Poetry
Atticus is yet another poet who writes a lot about love. He is known for writing short poems and epigrams, and strikes the right chords. Also, he accompanies his words with cool visuals giving it a better appeal.
3. Nikita Gill
One of the favourite poets among youth, Nikita Gill explores the nature and role of the modern woman. She is unapologetically feminist and encourages women to embrace their inner fire through her poetry. Encouraging and thoughtful pieces of work!
4. Tyler Knott Gregson
A modern day Shakespeare, Tyler Knott Gregson draws inspiration from themes like love, loss and heartbreak. He is known for writing either long poems or two liners, impactful and connecting that one will want to read his poetry piece of his.