#Instapoetry by women, for women

Feminist verses on Instagram are a short snappy way to spread positivity. Here are eight poems

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Instapoet Rupi Kaur.
Instapoet Rupi Kaur. PHOTO: RUPI KAUR/INSTAGRAM
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Instagram is known as an outlet for users to share pictures, videos - and now, poetry.

Commonly known as "instapoetry", aspiring writers post short verses, often written in simple language, on the social media platform.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on March 08, 2020, with the headline #Instapoetry by women, for women. Subscribe