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.
the scratch of a crow sore throat #3lines #haiku
— Reka Jellema (@RekaJellema) March 14, 2015
Let’s say the rain ate the sea then poured it out. —Oscar Brady (Age 8) http://t.co/HnlBO5DiiD — Rattle (@RattleMag) March 14, 2015
She just stomped at me! Just who does she think she is? Deer in the garden.
— Peyton Price (@Suburbanhaiku) March 8, 2015
my shadow waits at the end of the street the trees and I barely breathe #writtenriver
— Solasea (@Solasea19) March 13, 2015
Will this ever cease? Midnight ventriloquizes. Or I do. Ice melts. #haiku #Insomnia
— Amy Billone (@AmyBillone) February 24, 2015
Bingo, blango, bungle, he’s just a smidgen jungly. Bungalow in an undertow, jangling a bludgeon over the curmudgeon. #micropoetry #TwipAnon
— Bloaty Poetry (@BloatyPoetry) March 9, 2015
wheels have broken and the children only laugh as they were taught to #3lines #mpy #vss #micropoetry #amwriting #poetry
— David Starzynski (@sfourstarz) March 9, 2015
#3lines #micropoetry mind games- suitable for players of all ages
— Eusebeia Philos (@Eusebeia_Philos) March 9, 2015
#tanka #micropoetry I arrange these words into a flower which I press between the pages of this poem
— Coyote (@CoyoteSings) March 9, 2015
even the trail is lost now, distance itself conspiring to leave #micropoetry #5lines #gogyoshi
— Sean (@writemiracles) March 9, 2015
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Sandra Heska King says
Oh, Oscar! Good job! 🙂
Donna Z Falcone says
Sandra,that was my favorite, too. Oscar 8 years old. Why should I have been surprised? But, I was. The whole poem is so cool.
Dave Malone (@dzmalone) says
These are amazing. So glad you stopped and took notice for us! 🙂
Jody Lee Collins says
“Bingo, blango, bungle….” those lines were so fun to read and say! my fave.