We spend a lot of time on Twitter. (We’re Tweetspeak Poetry, after all.) 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:
— Davey (@haikutauren) September 28, 2014
— marianne ridgewell (@micorsica) September 25, 2014
— Davey (@haikutauren) September 29, 2014
— M. Kei (@kujakupoet) October 4, 2014
— Scott Reid (@apwpoet) September 29, 2014
Sunday morning war at the feeder hummers #haiku
— Karina Young (@karinamy3) October 5, 2014
— Marianne Paul (@mariannpaul) September 29, 2014
down my spine a mountain range erupts the sun grinds south
— Angie LaPaglia (@myearthgirl) September 23, 2014
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