Use social media to write poetry

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The barrage of words that come at us on social media runs 24-7, so why not use Twitter and Instagram for poetic inspiration? Start on Twitter and find the seventh tweet from the top of your feed to begin your poem. Choose seven words from the tweet to inspire the first stanza (up to four lines). Switch to Instagram and find the 24th post. Choose seven words to inspire the second stanza. Repeat this process for seven stanzas. Social media — poetic inspiration 24-7!

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