Instagram is one heck of a self-care haven — from hilarious memes to puppy photos, makeup tutorials to the next viral dance challenge.
All of the above can take your mind off the struggles of reality. Personally? I prefer poetry. It’s my cathartic release; digesting words that motivate, awaken, validate, and inspire. It’s also become a huge part of my self-care regimen. Here’s a list of 12 amazing, some lesser known, yet incredibly talented POC poets you should follow now.