Poetry sometimes feels like a dying art, but there are a few artists doing their best to keep this art form alive... one Instagram post at a time.

R.M. Drake is one such poet. His poetry is short, his verses terse and his designs taut. His poetry reflects what an average youth connects with. Drake is one of those poets whose words will touch you deep down in your soul, and will linger long after reading. He touches upon all facets of life, love, loneliness and strength. His poetry can get you through a rough day, help you reflect on your thoughts and uplift you when you need it the most. Long story short, Drake gets it. He really, really gets it.

Here are some of his poems:





















Drake has written over 1200 such poems. If you wish to spend the rest of your day reading his amazing work, you can follow him on Instagram.