Instagram Poetry Gaining In Popularity

Published: Monday, January 8, 2018 - 4:22pm
Updated: Monday, January 8, 2018 - 4:30pm
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Poetry can be defined in a number of ways, bringing words together in a way that is distinctive from prose.

Sometimes it rhymes, often it doesn’t. But it is always meant to express feelings and emotions, and that’s done in a less-structural way.

Recently, Instagram poetry has become popular, following on the heels of micropoetry which, as its name implies, has an extremely limited number of words.

Phoenix’s Poet Laureate Rosemarie Dombrowski is with me to talk about some of these newer kinds of poetry.

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