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The Year's Best Poetry on Twitter

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1st

SamuelPeralta Poetry

SamuelPeralta Poetry

For you I wish that these poems were rubies, borne by my own caravan from Xi'an out of Shaanxi, through Persia, along the northern Silk Road. © 2009-2010
christine
christine RT @semaphore: "Arabesque"- http://bit.ly/s4ar... -#poetry by @semaphore (+vote #ShortyAwards in #Art http://bit.ly/6uho... )
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We ReTweet via @semaphore: "The First Deadly Sin" - http://bit.ly/s4pa... - #poetry by @semaphore (+vote #ShortyAwards http://bit.ly/6uho...
Tamara Fox
Tamara Fox I nominate @semaphore for a Shorty Award in #poetry because most of us can only dream of writing poetry that well :)
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48 votes in poetry
64 votes in art
29 votes in literature
4 votes in twitter
1 vote in egocentric

2nd

Hadel S. Ma'ayeh

Hadel S. Ma'ayeh

Love to Dance!! A Poet, A Peace Maker, & A V.P. ;-) Also, Warning, I twitter a lot !!!
Hadel S. Ma'ayeh
Hadel S. Ma'ayeh I nominate @Hadel for a Shorty Award in #Poetry because... love poetry
mateen hamza
mateen hamza I nominate @Hadel for a Shorty Award in #poetry because...she is a true poet.
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2 votes in poetry
2 votes in nonprofit
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in humor
1 vote in politics

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WRDeer

WRDeer

I am Warren Deer a Writer, Learning designer and Diversity expert. I love learning, laughing, books and film. I believe in the idea of ethical living.
Miriam Claire
Miriam Claire This guy >> @urbanascetic nominated me for a Shorty Award in #poetry CRazy, eh?
Karen Gielen
Karen Gielen Highly honored @urbanascetic for the Shorty Award nomination in #poetry! Thank you kindly!
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2 votes in poetry
1 vote in haiku
1 vote in sixword
1 vote in sixwords

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Karen Gielen

Karen Gielen

I'm interested in all things creative...drawing, art, design, writing, photography, dream research, etc. Poetry © 2009-2010 Karen Gielen, all rights reserved.
Artyom Shamtsyan
Artyom Shamtsyan I recommend @cre8tivkj in the Shorty Award category #poetry because...
Vicki Nikolaidis
Vicki Nikolaidis I vote for for @cre8tivkj a Shorty Award in #poetry because she makes the language sing.
WRDeer
WRDeer I nominate @cre8tivkj for a Shorty Award in #poetry for painting pretty pictures in my mind.
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2 votes in poetry
1 vote in weird

3rd

CnD Adrienne Quashie
CnD Adrienne Quashie
CnD Adrienne Quashie RT @RayBeckerman: I nominate @BrokePimpStyles for a Shorty Award in #poetry because of her poetic way of tweeting
RayBeckerman
RayBeckerman I nominate @BrokePimpStyles for a Shorty Award in #poetry because of her poetic way of tweeting
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2 votes in poetry
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in activism

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Wali Crowder

Wali Crowder

poet, comedian, writer, motivational speaker, and slacker.
Ms. Barbe
Ms. Barbe RT @thee_mrniceguy I nominate @Thee_mrniceguy for a Shorty Award in #poetry because he needs votes
Wali Crowder
Wali Crowder I nominate @Thee_mrniceguy for a Shorty Award in #poetry because he needs votes
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2 votes in poetry
1 vote in egocentric

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Griffin Poetry Prize

Griffin Poetry Prize

One of the most generous poetry prizes in the world
Peggy Hughes
Peggy Hughes RT @graftpoetry nominate @griffinpoetry for a Shorty Award for excellent #poetry tweets & supporting other poetry twits
Andrew Boobier
Andrew Boobier I nominate @griffinpoetry for a Shorty Award in #poetry for excellent poetry tweeting & supporting other poetry twits.
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2 votes in poetry

4th

RayBeckerman

RayBeckerman

Law, social justice, nature, human & animal rights, arts, ecology, indie music & film. My refollow policy: http://br.st/GG
Vicki Nikolaidis
Vicki Nikolaidis I vote for @RayBeckerman for a Shorty Award in #poetry because he shares good feminist articles 4 the modern woman.
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1 vote in poetry
444 votes in politics
10 votes in networking
9 votes in news
5 votes in blogger

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Vicki Nikolaidis

Vicki Nikolaidis

I'm writing, being creative in Crete! Dedicated to peace and justice and accuracy in Media. We have enough for clean air, clean water and good soil for ALL.
Karen Gielen
Karen Gielen Wow! @vicki_in_greece Thank you so much for the Shorty Award in #poetry nomination! I am very honored!
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1 vote in poetry
1 vote in news
1 vote in politics

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Miriam Claire

Miriam Claire

Runs with Scissors
WRDeer
WRDeer I nominate @Miridunn for a Shorty Award in #poetry because day by day she consistently produces work of real excellence
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1 vote in poetry

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Simply Poetry

Simply Poetry

Please follow @semaphore. This is a back-up account. Thank you. Poems copyright © 2009.
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We ReTweet via @semaphore1: RT "Text Messages"- http://bit.ly/s4te... - #poetry by @semaphore (+vote at the Shorty Awards - http://bit.ly/6uho...
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1 vote in poetry

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stacie
stacie
stacie I nominate @stacielyric for a Shorty Award in #poetry because...she's the best poet out there.
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1 vote in poetry
1 vote in egocentric

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samuelperalta
Jana Cornec
Jana Cornec I nominate @SamuelPeralta Poetry for a Shorty Award in #poetry because of the obvious - he is a fantastic poet!
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1 vote in poetry

5th

naykapoo

naykapoo

I'm more than the beauty that meets the eye!!
naykapoo
naykapoo RT @Tey816: I vote for @uniquedyme4u for a shorty award in #poetry cause she puts it down with a pen!**thanx awwwwww**
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1 vote in poetry
1 vote in egocentric