We spend a lot of time on Twitter. (We’re Tweetspeak Poetry, right?) In fact, we figure we read thousands of tweets every month. One of the things poetry and Twitter have in common (when done well) is an economy of words. When we see good Twitter poems, we stop and take notice.
In no particular order, here are ten of the best Twitter poems we’ve seen in lately:
As you board, your rolled Up yoga mat hits me in The throat. Namaste.
— Commuter Haiku (@commuter_haiku) July 17, 2014
#haiku#poetry#micropoetry smoldering coals, the rattle of blue crabs in a metal bucket
— John Wisdom (@john34239) August 4, 2014
heat wave — a bead of sweat on the nape of her neck #haiku
— Paul David Mena (@pauldavidmena) August 1, 2014
— polona (@cirrusdream) July 24, 2014
— forgottenworks (@forgottenworks) July 2, 2014
writer’s block — the moon reduced to a sliver #haiku
— Paul David Mena (@pauldavidmena) June 26, 2014
— Alexis Rotella (@tankaqueen) June 3, 2014
— Haiku Moments (@daviddayson) June 5, 2014
#haiku moon rose honey on horizon rose moon
— carole johnston (@morganabag) June 14, 2014
In the storm blossoms too. pic.twitter.com/82DaM4fX0U
— Little Susie (@SusieAreYouOK) July 18, 2014
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