5 Instagram Unsung Poets to Follow ASAP

5- Alexsis Neuman

Username: sisterbirdpoetry

Follower count: 2,485

Favorite lines:

“It was the wood-burn scented


Slow and connected smile

That sucked the anxiety from my marrow and

Spit it back into my veins-

So that even in my dreams. I’d be shivering.”

About her poems: Her lines are refreshing and adorned with vivid imagery that open the imagination.

Fun fact: Her poem collection is on Amazon. Here's the link: https://www.amazon.com/Ties-that-Bind-Collection-Poetry-ebook/dp/B083KN4DM4/ref=mp_s_a_1_2?dchild=1&keywords=alexsis+neuman&qid=1626262799&sr=8-2.

4- Shreya Gunda

Username: Poet.eyaa

Follower Count: 4,783

Favorite lines:

“... i planted lavenders

in this drought

Letting it grow

Grace and peace

On every hollow crack

Bare with hope.”

About her poems: Through elegant turns of phrases, she promotes hope and healing in her poems.

Fun fact: Her poetry collection is available in both Kindle and paperback format. Here's the link: https://www.amazon.in/dp/935472034X/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_imm_awdb_PXHBH3JYAKCNSPK4K18R

3- Derrick Walker

Username: derrick_a_walker

Follower count: 1,707

Favorite lines:

“I’ve been chasing dreams

while holding onto stars

that fell at your feet,

and somehow I miss

the signs that showed me you.”

About his poems: Joyful or heartbreaking, his poems revolve around passion. Every word is heavy with emotions as he delivers them through graceful metaphors.

Fun fact: He’s also a photographer. Here's the link to his website: https://www.derrickawalker.com/

2- Cherie Taylor Battiste

Username: Cherietaylorbattiste


“In my shallow

salty you saw

new flaw displayed

My raw seas of dust.”

About her poems. The poems are bold. She stretches words as far as her vision can reach. She writes about life, mental health, and black pride.

Fun facts: Her poem collection is available on Kindle and Audible. Here's the link: https://m.youtube.com/channel/UCGk1ZwHMHeaWWaglJ8KDFUw?noapp=1

1- Edward Arden


Follower count: 3,666 followers

“I can hear your words in the wind through the window

My breath floats in the edge of the rain

A weak voice dies twice as it echoes

Against cold lips as thin and blue as old veins.”

About his poetry: He explores several topics but with the same depth. He

Youtube Channel: https://m.youtube.com/channel/UCGk1ZwHMHeaWWaglJ8KDFUw?noapp=1

Fun fact: He’s also a songwriter and guitarist.

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