Featured Poets Of Instagram

Published: September 9, 2020

Favorite Poems From Instagram

142 Favorite Poems From Instagram

There are many different types of poetry forms. Some poems are long and have multiple rhyming stanzas. Others are short and succinct with no rhyme scheme. Each type creates a different reading experience and evokes different emotions.

This collection is filled with poems from some of our favorite Instagram poets. These poets are talented in their art and write directly from the heart. The raw emotions in their poetry can clearly be seen.

They have given us permission to share their poems with our readers. Many of these poets have published their own books of poetry. Although these poems are short, they are powerful.

Sharing poetry with others is a very personal experience. It means baring your soul for the world to see, but poetry brings hope and healing. For the reader, it’s always comforting to read a piece that makes you realize you’re not alone. It’s comforting to know someone else understands.

We hope you find poems that speak directly to you. May you be encouraged by these short pieces!

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  1. I Promise

    in Love Forever Poems

    I’ll love you
    like you’ve never been
    loved before
    With all my core

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 1263
    • Favorited 34
    • Votes 82
    • Rating 4.52
    • Poem of the Day
  2. Love Me Through It All

    in Short Love Poems

    love me
    through it all

    the beautiful days

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    • Stories 3
    • Shares 314
    • Favorited 32
    • Votes 429
    • Rating 4.47
    • Poem of the Day
    Featured Shared Story

    How beautiful it is and how vividly expressed!
    The way you need love is that he must "love you through it all". The simplest yet the most complex thing to do is to keep loving through the...

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  4. Your Wounds

    You Are Stronger Than Your Scars

    in Short Poems

    Time doesn’t heal wounds
    to make you forget.

    It doesn’t heal wounds to

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    • Stories 1
    • Shares 2366
    • Favorited 25
    • Votes 401
    • Rating 4.42
    • Poem of the Day
    Featured Shared Story

    Very nicely done. I totally agree with you. I've used this same approach in my own life. I think sometime we pay more attention to what we're about to go through instead of how much you've...

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  5. And The World Carries On

    in Short Poems

    The plates will still shift
    and the clouds will still spew.
    The sun will slowly rise
    and the moon will follow too.

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    • Stories 1
    • Shares 6212
    • Favorited 26
    • Votes 549
    • Rating 4.40
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    Featured Shared Story

    This poem is really so good. I feel this poem; it's just amazing.

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  7. Drowning

    in Short Poems

    They come in waves,
    my feelings for you.
    And not pretty whitecaps
    dancing at my feet.

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 2475
    • Favorited 13
    • Votes 272
    • Rating 4.39
    • Poem of the Day
  8. You're Worthy And You Matter

    in Meaningful Poems

    You weren’t born
    to lose yourself
    within this darkness.

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    • Stories 2
    • Shares 147
    • Favorited 32
    • Votes 157
    • Rating 4.39
    • Poem of the Day
    Featured Shared Story

    I love this poem. It really hit home. Often times, I forget that I am worthy too. I matter just as much as the next person. I lose myself in the darkness often. But, when I read this poem, I...

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  9. Despite The Storms

    Finding Joy Once More

    in Short Poems

    Despite the storms,
    beauty arrives like
    it was always going to.
    Despite the darkness,

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    • Stories 3
    • Shares 6495
    • Favorited 32
    • Votes 419
    • Rating 4.38
    • Poem of the Week
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    Featured Shared Story

    Part of the last line says, "Keep living." I'm saying keep writing. I like your style and sensitivity. Excellent flow and structure. I really enjoyed it.

  10. The Terrifying Thing About Love

    in Short Poems

    It is a terrifying thing
    to watch love
    walk in your direction
    when you believe

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    • Stories 1
    • Shares 255
    • Favorited 17
    • Votes 168
    • Rating 4.28
    • Poem of the Day
    Featured Shared Story

    Very well written and, in my opinion, very true. I like it and agree totally with it.

  11. This Is Your Time

    in Inspirational Poems

    This is your time
    to no longer be who you were,
    to rise from the embers,
    to be guided by Her.

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 49
    • Favorited 5
    • Votes 22
    • Rating 4.14
  12. She Is Magic

    in Courage Poems

    She wildly dances
    to the beat of her own heart
    a strong and fearless protector,
    she’s hauntingly beautiful

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 176
    • Favorited 13
    • Votes 18
    • Rating 4.94
  13. Just The Beginning

    in Short Poems

    one day
    it will be so clear –
    what you thought
    was the end,

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 134
    • Favorited 19
    • Votes 79
    • Rating 4.71
  14. Slow Down

    in Inspirational Poems

    slow down when your world
    is spinning too fast
    when day and night are stuck in dusk
    make sure to enjoy life

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 144
    • Favorited 9
    • Votes 15
    • Rating 4.67
  15. More Than Enough

    in Relationship Poems

    Just tell her she is perfect in the dark
    her light shines
    so the whole world can see her heart
    hold her tight

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    • Stories 1
    • Shares 552
    • Favorited 19
    • Votes 36
    • Rating 4.67
    Featured Shared Story

    I am in a new relationship. My favorite thing is when he tells me how beautiful I am or how he loves the way my eyes gleam. I know it won't always be this magical, but I want to hold on to it...

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  16. These Stories We Wear

    in Life Lesson Poems

    these stories we wear –

    scars,
    stretchmarks,

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 18
    • Favorited 5
    • Votes 15
    • Rating 4.67
  17. Your Mindset

    Your Mindset

    in Inspirational Poems

    I am broken
    don’t tell me that
    I am healing

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 14
    • Favorited 7
    • Votes 9
    • Rating 4.67
  18. Snowflakes

    in Short Poems

    I caught snowflakes
    on my fingertips
    but they melted
    to my dismay.

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    • Stories 1
    • Shares 156
    • Favorited 13
    • Votes 69
    • Rating 4.65
    Featured Shared Story

    Awesome. When more of us realize that, the better off we all will be. I really like this poem.

  19. All Will Be Okay

    in Hope Poems

    It’s okay
    it’s okay
    no matter what
    comes your way

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 28
    • Favorited 12
    • Votes 27
    • Rating 4.63
  20. The Way You Look At Me

    in True Love Poems

    Even in those silent moments
    You look at me as if I hung the moon

    You make me forget that I was ever

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    • Stories 1
    • Shares 961
    • Favorited 35
    • Votes 169
    • Rating 4.60
    • Poem of the Day
    Featured Shared Story

    It's just beautiful!

  21. She Loved Him

    in Love Forever Poems

    She loved him without reason
    and without cause
    she loved him under water
    and in the freezing cold of the deep winter months

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 95
    • Favorited 16
    • Votes 17
    • Rating 4.59
  22. Aching Hearts

    in Short Sad Poems

    We talk a lot about broken hearts.
    But oh,
    what about the aching ones?
    The hearts that are healing

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 985
    • Favorited 28
    • Votes 130
    • Rating 4.59
    • Poem of the Day
  23. Hope

    in Hope Poems

    Hope can be found in the moment
    when the sun breaks open the day
    it can be felt when the stars shine
    in the darkest part of the night

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 156
    • Favorited 5
    • Votes 24
    • Rating 4.58
  24. You

    in Short Love Poems

    You are
    what I’ve been
    searching for,
    chasing after,

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 190
    • Favorited 38
    • Votes 287
    • Rating 4.58
  25. I Love The Way She Loves Me

    in Girlfriend Poems

    I love the way
    she runs her fingers
    through my hair
    I love the way

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 109
    • Favorited 16
    • Votes 178
    • Rating 4.57
    • Poem of the Day
  26. When You're Next To Me

    in Short Love Poems

    The world seems
    somehow slower
    when you are
    next to me.

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 68
    • Favorited 21
    • Votes 117
    • Rating 4.56
  27. This Is My Strength

    in Moving On Poems

    When you left,
    I immediately deleted your number and pictures
    and pulled our memories from the wall.
    This is my strength.

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 27
    • Favorited 5
    • Votes 15
    • Rating 4.53
  28. Choose How You Spend Your Time

    in Short Poems

    You cannot
    slow the setting
    of the sun.
    You can only choose

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 109
    • Favorited 15
    • Votes 76
    • Rating 4.51
  29. Missing You In Every Part Of Life

    in I Miss You Poems

    I miss you
    In all the pauses,
    The loudness,
    The quiet,

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 22
    • Favorited 8
    • Votes 49
    • Rating 4.51
  30. The Ones Who Feel Like Home

    People Who Stand With You

    in Short Friendship Poems

    the ones who encourage you
    during uncertain times
    who stand with you
    when no one else will

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 203
    • Favorited 15
    • Votes 169
    • Rating 4.51
    • Poem of the Day
  31. Life Will Bloom When It Is Ready

    in Life Lesson Poems

    I keep pulling
    on my roots
    urging them to grow
    impatient for the bloom

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 111
    • Favorited 13
    • Votes 57
    • Rating 4.49
    • Poem of the Day
  32. The Dark Days Will Pass

    in Short Poems

    There will be dark days,
    when you feel alone
    with your aching heart
    but that doesn’t mean

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    • Stories 1
    • Shares 217
    • Favorited 26
    • Votes 188
    • Rating 4.48
    • Poem of the Day
    Featured Shared Story

    I think that is true to every person's life, and what he or she needs is patience that brings a glorious morning after a gloomy night. I had also once gone through such dark days, which later...

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  33. Like The Moon

    in Short Poems

    I will be
    like the moon
    and learn to shine
    even when

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    • Stories 1
    • Shares 144
    • Favorited 19
    • Votes 128
    • Rating 4.48
    • Poem of the Day
    Featured Shared Story

    Very insightful. Self-love can be (and maybe should be) the first love we encounter. Even when we're not perfect.

  34. Final Moments

    in Breaking Up Poems

    It wrecks me, that last moment
    that played out so wrong.
    Our hopeless eyes locked
    just a few seconds too long.

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    • Stories 1
    • Shares 21
    • Favorited 9
    • Votes 22
    • Rating 4.46
    Featured Shared Story

    Short but powerful. My favorite kind. This poem shows what can happen when two people who can't be together (for whatever reason) don't want to be apart.

  35. You Could Have Given Up

    in Poems about Life Struggles

    You could have given up,
    but you kept on going.
    You could have seen obstacles,
    but you called them adventures.

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    • Stories 1
    • Shares 1319
    • Favorited 23
    • Votes 132
    • Rating 4.46
    • Poem of the Day
    Featured Shared Story

    Another good one! I enjoyed it very much. And I think most of us can relate; I know I can. Thanks for sharing.

  36. Put Heartbreak To Rest

    in Short Poems

    Put heartbreak to rest.
    Untangle your soul
    from its tight grip.
    Say goodbye to the

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    • Stories 1
    • Shares 49
    • Favorited 13
    • Votes 53
    • Rating 4.45
    Featured Shared Story

    These are the word I needed just to be in peace. I have experienced broken relationship ties from friendship ties, family ties and relationship ties. It's hard to let go, but I have to....

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  37. What Healing Is Meant To Look Like

    in Short Poems

    I don’t know
    what healing
    is meant
    to look like,

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    • Stories 1
    • Shares 47
    • Favorited 9
    • Votes 63
    • Rating 4.44
    Featured Shared Story

    I'm very fond of short, powerful, poems, and this is one for sure. Recovery can be the hardest thing we do, but it's always, always, worth it. Good write/read.

  38. The Marching Heart

    in Short Poems

    I believe the beating in our hearts
    was put there to remind us
    that even when we feel alone in the world,
    a part of us marches on,

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 132
    • Favorited 4
    • Votes 9
    • Rating 4.44
  39. Keep Going

    It's Never Too Late

    in Inspirational Poems

    Strong people can
    feel weak and
    brave people can
    feel afraid and

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 194
    • Favorited 12
    • Votes 43
    • Rating 4.44
    • Poem of the Day
  40. I Hope You Find Peace

    in Poems about Life Struggles

    I hope you find peace in your battles
    I hope you find light within the darkness
    I hope you find comfort in your storm
    I hope you find your smile within the tears

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 182
    • Favorited 7
    • Votes 37
    • Rating 4.43
  41. Winter Lullabies

    in Winter Poems

    Winter speaks
    in blusters
    and lullabies fall
    with the snow.

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 80
    • Favorited 2
    • Votes 21
    • Rating 4.43
  42. Fighting For Their Affection

    in Life Lesson Poems

    If they make you
    work for their attention
    fight for their affection
    beg for their love

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    • Stories 1
    • Shares 18
    • Favorited 4
    • Votes 19
    • Rating 4.42
    Featured Shared Story

    A sad truth that takes many of us far too long to realize. Just because we want something or even think we deserve it, doesn't mean we will get it or even need it.

  43. Tightly Interwoven

    in Confused about Love Poems

    people have told me
    to let you go

    but they don’t

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 20
    • Favorited 10
    • Votes 41
    • Rating 4.42
  44. Bright Light

    in Hope Poems

    I see you, darling.
    Holding on to your hope with both hands.
    Feeling exhausted with all the turbulence.
    But not letting go.

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    • Stories 1
    • Shares 165
    • Favorited 7
    • Votes 29
    • Rating 4.41
    Featured Shared Story

    Wow! That is an awesome piece. I really like it. It's very moving. I love the flow and the word choice. I am so glad I stumbled onto it. Thank you.

  45. The Strongest Part Of Me

    in Inspirational Poems

    Even in my darkest moments
    I still have that little voice
    encouraging me to go on.
    To stand up and keep fighting.

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 409
    • Favorited 23
    • Votes 99
    • Rating 4.41
    • Poem of the Day
  46. The Comfort Of Pain

    in Poems about Sadness

    Live with it
    long enough
    and pain begins
    to feel familiar,

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 48
    • Favorited 26
    • Votes 51
    • Rating 4.41
  47. Teach Them Well

    in Life Lesson Poems

    You are not defined
    by the way other people
    see you
    treat you

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 25
    • Favorited 6
    • Votes 15
    • Rating 4.40
  48. Moving On Was Never Meant To Be Easy

    in Moving On Poems

    Moving on was
    never meant to be easy.
    It will hurt, it will be painful,
    it will be exhausting,

    Read Complete Poem

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 35
    • Favorited 14
    • Votes 202
    • Rating 4.40
  49. Take Me To The Center Of Your Soul

    in Falling in Love Poems

    take me
    to the center of your soul
    show me where you hide
    lead me to the forgotten wounds

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 1178
    • Favorited 40
    • Votes 110
    • Rating 4.39
    • Poem of the Day
  50. I Am Worthy

    in Inspirational Poems

    I am worthy. There is nothing
    that can or will happen today that
    could convince me otherwise.

    Read Complete Poem

    • Stories 0
    • Shares 169
    • Favorited 14
    • Votes 54
    • Rating 4.39
    • Poem of the Day
  51. Even When; Especially When

    in Inspirational Poems

    Even when you feel like a million scattered pieces,
    you are still whole.
    Even when you’re unsure of the path you’re walking,
    you still have purpose.

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 107
    • Favorited 7
    • Votes 21
    • Rating 4.38
  52. We All Need A Safe Space

    in Short Friendship Poems

    We all need
    a safe space
    to rest our tired feet
    and set down

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 51
    • Favorited 3
    • Votes 29
    • Rating 4.38

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