15 Twitter poems that will make you fall in love with poetry

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Sometimes, less truly is more.

If there are two mediums that embody this idea, it’s Twitter and poetry. So, what happens when you combine the two?

We’ve been thinking about this a lot, because April is National Poetry Month. Every year, National Poetry Month shines a spotlight on poetry by encouraging the reading, writing and teaching of poems.

To join the celebration, MashableReads, Mashable‘s social book club, challenged you to channel your inner poet by writing your own original poem in 140 characters or less.

Submissions ranged from quippy rhymes to larger musings on life. Check out some of our favorites below, and be sure to check out the hashtag #MashReads on Twitter for the full list of poems. Read more…

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