As our very own @Pandamoanimum put it:


Yes, Twitter may be celebrating its 10th birthday today, 21 March – but the whole world is celebrating World Poetry Day. And despite the constraints of 140 characters, tweeters have been in their element.

From haikus:


to World Poet Tree tweets:


- here are just some of our favourite short-and-tweet poems we spotted, from originals to old favourites…


And if you’re struggling to write your own, just follow Technically Ron’s advice: