These 30 short poems were first published on Twitter as a part of the #twitpoem project. Each poem is 140 characters or less. Allen Taylor's wacky, whimsical sense of humor comes through in these short lyrical verses. You won't be able to get enough. More
In 2009, Allen Taylor - owner and webmaster at World Class Poetry - started a project using a hashtag he invented for that purpose - #twitpoem. For several months he published one #twitpoem per day. Dinkle Dorkle And Other Nut Cases represents one month of the #twitpoem project.
There are 30 poems of 140 characters or less. Each poem shows the poet as a whimsical, wacky wordsmith who takes risks and plays with language in odd, sometimes disturbing, ways. These poems are all creative uses of language including distortions of punctuation and the poetic line.
Allen Taylor is an Iraq War veteran, an award-winning journalist, poet and fiction writer, and currently lives in Pennsylvania with his lovely wife, some chickens, a few cows, a gaggle of geese, and 52 acres full of peepers and screech owls.