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Instagram is great for many things. I personally use it to keep up with high school classmates I didn’t even talk to back when I saw them daily, and for a daily dose of influencer-induced FOMO. But social media can also be an incredible source of inspiration. If you’re suffering from writer’s block or simply eager to read more modern poetry, you can do that too. These Instagram poetry accounts will have you reaching for a pen (or Notes app) of your own.

Find inspiration every day with these 15 gorgeous Instagram poetry accounts. poetry | instagram poetry | instagram accounts to follow | instapoets | poetry to read | daily poetry

1. Rupi Kaur

2. Camille Inkwell

3. Austin Kleon

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I wrote about exile on the blog (link in profile: @austinkleon)

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4. Cleo Wade

5. Marie Jo Schwartz 

6. Nayyirah Waheed

7. r.h. sin

8. Tyler Knott Gregson

9. Jessica Katoff

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beg for me. 🖤 #jessicakatoff

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10. Quarter Life Poetry

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11. the Typewriter Daily

12. Ben Maxfield

13. Sam Payne

14. Marya Layth

15. Madisen Kuhn

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