The Year's Best Poetry on Twitter

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Poetry Shorty Award Winner

As determined by the Real-Time Academy.

Poetry Shorty Award Leaders

1st

One Stop Poetry

One Stop Poetry

Where Poets, Writers, & Artists meet. Co-founded by @Moondustwriter @Bmiller007 @petemarshall1 @Dustus + @cmschoenfeld @aurinth @beachanny @jesskristie
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2nd

Samuel Peralta

Samuel Peralta

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. © 2009-2011
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3rd

Frankie

Frankie

The Izzard of Wahs, the Russell Brand of doggies, didn't get a Shorty Award & DOESN'T CARE. Follow policy: http://www.tadwilliams.com/blog/comments.aspx?id=434
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4th

StevenMGrant

StevenMGrant

Just a man living, working and drinking in NYC. Every now and again I write self indulgent poems to amuse myself.
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5th

Michele Brenton

Michele Brenton

Published poet, mother, compulsive blogger (http://banana.blog.co.uk) trying to make a living at poetry. Lost cause anyone? LOL.
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6th

Adam Dustus

Adam Dustus

Author, poet, blogger, and a co-founder of @Onestoppoetry alongside @petemarshall1 @bmiller007 @moondustwriter + @cmschoenfeld @aurinth @beachanny @jesskristie
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7th

claire

claire

Married to Spider.Mum,poet-published 2010[Simply Haiku,American Tanka,Red Lights etc]blog with @Nature__Lover at http://skimmingthewater2011.wordpress.com/ too
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8th

Emilie Autumn

Emilie Autumn

Sounds like the best cup of English Breakfast spiked with cyanide and smashed on your antique wallpaper...
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9th

Shân Ellis

Shân Ellis

Lost soul, single mum, published writer, dreamer, geek, nerd, dork! also proud owner of http://afterdarknessfalls.wordpress.com
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10th

Khakjaan Wessington

Khakjaan Wessington

The cannibal canine's the symbol of quality. I write http://toylit.blogspot.com, operate http://combatwords.blogspot.com, RT humor&lit & fux w/ jackasses.
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11th

Poetweetry

Poetweetry

exploring the nexus of poetry and Twitter in 140 characters or less
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12th

Jack Daw

Jack Daw

Thirty-something and staggering between the absolute and the relative in the Great Plains of South Dakota.
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13th

Gabriel Gadfly

Gabriel Gadfly

Poet and blogger writing out of central Alabama.
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13th
(tie)

April Higney

April Higney

Mother First! ~Poet~Illustrator~Artist~Writer~Author ~ Amazon Author Page:http://www.amazon.com/-/e/B004LKMFWG ~ www.createspace.com/3520145
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14th

Leslie Moon

Leslie Moon

Love God. Published poet and author. Advocate 4 children with special needs and the arts. One Stop Poetry co-founder Live on the Moon - visitors welcome
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15th

Elisha May

Elisha May

birds, dandelions, and apples stolen from backyard trees.
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16th

Pete Marshall

Pete Marshall

British poet, & author of the Darkened Tales Series & My Struggle With Unemployment. Oh yeah and co-founder of SHORTY award winning @onestoppoetry
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17th

Jem

Jem

Poet | Writer | Haiku Happy | Plato’s Fifth Element | Painting life's path with @traceimages http://traceimages.zenfolio.com/jemfyr/mosaiquejourney
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17th
(tie)

BluegrassPoet

BluegrassPoet

I write poetry. I live in Kentucky.
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18th

Khristy Creams

Khristy Creams

Adult themed entertainer, artist, model, writer, Twitter poetess. Creator of the underground artwork © Entertainment Art Theater - E.A.T. KHRISTY CREAMS™
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