Is short poetry more powerful?

It’s amazing how many thousands of words I have written, but no matter how long a poem is, it is often the shortest and most direct poetry that gets noticed.

Never have I had an Instagram post over 70 likes. For some this is a lot and for others it is next to nothing. Until I posted the image below and as of today I had 97 likes. (Just 3 more for my first 100 post).

Poet Jordan Instagram Post.jpg

So the most concise words are more heartfelt? Cut the crap maybe and get to the point?

Maybe it’s an instant connection, a glimmer of hope summed up in a few words.

Maybe my poetry will become a lot shorter from now on.

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