Nayyirah Waheed

Nayyirah Waheed is a poet and author who has published two books of poetry and has been described as “perhaps the most famous poet on Instagram.” While Waheed is a reclusive writer who doesn’t reveal many details about her life, her poetry is frequently shared through social media accounts. Her poetry is known for being “short and minimalistic” and “incredibly touching”, covering topics such as love, identity, race, and feminism.

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