Poetry. The word alone is enough to make high school English students tremble, or to make parents’ eyes tear up when they learn the thousands of dollars in tuition they’ve spent is going toward junior’s pursuit in majoring in the subject.

While poetry is not for everyone, haikus and rhyming schemes need not to cause total fear/boredom. As April is National Poetry Month (it’s a thing), we’ve scavenged through the depths of the Instagram and have compiled a list of some of our favorite online wordsmiths – those who have used modern mediums to distribute their work and further prove that through social media those with talent will find a way to get noticed.

While you won’t see any references to men from Nantucket in their poems, perhaps they’ll inspire you to begin your own journey toward literary greatness… or simply give you something to recite your other when trying to get lucky.

In Celebration of National Poetry Month, we have highlighted our favorite wordsmiths that you should follow. Save your eyes rolls, these publishers are gaining massive followings and getting publishing deals.

Check out our favorite few below.

One of the bigger accounts with over 1M followers!

 

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We <3 Miss Cleo Wade – an OG in the IG Poetry Game.

 

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Wilder makes us yearn for a *wilder* existence

 

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Michaela is a basically Chicken Soup for the Person Going Through Relationship Issues Soul

 

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Faraway Poetry is a monochromatic feed that brightens our day.

 

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JMStorm gives us all the feels. 

 

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Straight to the point poetry that we love. 

 

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Ben Maxfield’s words are just as beautiful as their aesthetic. 

 

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Christopher Poindexter is a Poet, Publisher, Editor yet still finds time to wow us with his words. 

 

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B.Abbot’s IG Bio is all you need to know: “Silver Tongue. Iron Lungs.” 

 

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