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.
New snow covers old as I ponder begonias or hostas for spring. #haiku #micropoetry
— Jennifer Jay (@AFadedGinger) February 26, 2015
Unpublished poet starts counting Microsoft Word as a publication.
— News for Poets (@PoBizNews) February 17, 2015
You say dangerous Precipitation. I say A rain of terror. #punku #haiku #senryu #amwriting #micropoetry #poetry #poem #poet #writing #mpy
— Demi Newell (@DemiNewell) February 24, 2015
Cloud cover let the stars speak to me. #micropoetry #haiku
— Ishani (@musicmoonlove) February 18, 2015
Disillusioned — my shopping cart suddenly full of fairy tale books #micropoetry
— Susie (@SusieAreYouOK) February 18, 2015
Slivers of purple moons fall carelessly beyond the pale.
— haikueveryday (@haikueveryday) February 25, 2015
flight delay— just a leaf or two left dangling #poetry #micropoetry #haiku 1871
— Sondra (@SondraJByrnes) February 24, 2015
I am a prism just a spectacle of words waiting for the light
— The Imagined Jay (@theimaginedjay) December 11, 2014
You words to me an invisible cloud as useless as a smoke signal in the fog. #5lines #micropoetry
— Out of the Blue (@BlueHaiku2) February 26, 2015
A feather how tenderly it trembles — the sky in my hands #micropoetry#5lines
— Susie (@SusieAreYouOK) February 20, 2015
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Sandra Heska King says
I’m having a hard time choosing a favorite…
Donna Z Falcone says
Hahaha! This cracked me up!
You say dangerous
Precipitation. I say
A rain of terror.
Love this…. sharing it on my newsletter this month from the twittersphere! My favorite round up