2017 has been a fantastic year for Untwine.Me. We launched our website on August 25, 2017 and there are still a lot of updates, features and things-to-do pending on our to-do list. On instagram, however, we managed to unearth thousands of instagrammers (Writers, Poets, Artists, Photographers, Musicians) who made a mark on our mind and evoked deep feelings in our hearts with their beautiful art and words. We loved many and found it a challenging task to limit ourselves to stick to a list of 100 Instagrammers for you to follow in 2018. But, as promised, here’s our list of Untwine Me’s most inspiring instagrammers of 2017. Some may be hot favourites of yours already and some may be new to you, but we assure you, they are all incredible, incredible accounts for you to follow and love.
In no particular order, here’s our list of 100 Inspiring Instagrammers of 2017:
WilderPoetry: A stunning poetry page on instagram, and we believe the person behind the words is an unbelievably kind and sweet soul. In terms of design and presentation, this page is an absolute favorite of ours. We love to follow WilderPoetry, for she is wild.
Follow her at: https://www.instagram.com/wilderpoetry/
LeahJStone: Leah has a big female following and once you start following the page, you will know why. She covers a wide gamut of relationship problems and situations expressed in poetry form and it’s wonderfully relatable.
Follow her at: https://www.instagram.com/leahjstone/
Drasan: Drasan’s artwork has inspired thousands of writers and poets on instagram and it’s the vulnerability in her work that makes it such an inspirational artist page.
Follow her at: https://www.instagram.com/_drasan_/
Loui Jover: Loui Jover’s artworks are to die for. They are stunning, romantic, and are unique pieces that you will remember for a long time. Not easy to ignore.
Follow him at: https://www.instagram.com/louijover/
Stephanie AW Martin: Stephanie AW Martin is a name you should not miss, if you happen to like people who are real and believe in keeping it real. Her poetry is inspiring and so is she in her own unique way.
Follow her at: https://www.instagram.com/stephanieawmartin/
Kristina Fanning: Kristina grabbed our attention from the beginning of our journey with her fabulously black & white page that has her emotions spilled all over the page. She shares a piece of her heart with every post of her’s. She works hard and it’s visible.
Follow her at: https://www.instagram.com/kristinafanning/
Malina Uami: 2017 is incomplete without us being grateful for discovering Malina’s delightfully gloomy illustrations. It’s Halloween all year through and we surely love exploring her world.
Follow her at: https://www.instagram.com/malinauami/
Ruby Dhal: A popular name on instagram that most of you may already be familiar with! She has inspired many to take up poetry on instagram as a career choice and we love her strength of character as well.
Follow her at: https://www.instagram.com/r.dhalwriter/
Panafrico: A hardhitting insta poetry page by Rico Lowe Jr. He is also the founder of @thedailygriot. If you don’t know what this page is all about, you should check it out.
Follow him at: https://www.instagram.com/panafrico/
Pi.And.Anne: Kati Mohr has always inspired us with her raw talent, yet to be discovered by the world at large. She has the potential to be a famous writer someday and that day is not too far, as far as we are concerned.
Follow her at: https://www.instagram.com/pi.and.anne/
Poetryandprosebyk: Kulvadana, the Editor-in-chief of Artlixir is a powerhouse writer/poet and has a way with words unmatched by many. She deserves a bigger following considering how talented she is, and her inspiring words should be read by more people. That’s what we think.
Follow her at: https://www.instagram.com/poetryandprosebyk/
Jared Matthew Hayley: Someone who stands out in a sea of similar looking poetry pages, Jared has been a popular Poet amongst intelligent readers desperately looking for quality content/poems that speak to their heart. These are as real as they get and we find the pieces moving and emotional. He made a return on insta with a fresh account @of.pearls.and.swine. We love his poetry readings and interactions with fellow poets on his much loved instalives.
Follow him at: https://www.instagram.com/of.pearls.and.swine/
Henn Kim: One of the best pages to follow on instagram for art. Not to be missed. Brilliant.
Follow her at: https://www.instagram.com/henn_kim/
Laura Martinet: We love Laura’s stunning illustrations. Each piece leaves us spellbound.
Follow her at: https://www.instagram.com/laura.martinet/
Emily Byrnes: She delights us with her insightful, well written posts. If you are looking for poets who cover heartbreak, mental health, sadness, relationships, etc, Emily’s words will appeal to you.
Follow her at: https://www.instagram.com/emilybyrnes.poetry/
PenguinTalks29: Nicole Hartley is an incredible instagrammer to connect with. She has strong opinions on gender issues and her poetry is all about finding a voice in a world that has been conditioned for far too long. She fights a quiet fight against society and the inequalities that have led to the suffering of millions who don’t fit the description of what’s considered ideal.
Follow her at: https://www.instagram.com/penguintalks29/
Matthew McHugh: We love people who are different and those who like to think. This talented artist we came across impresses us again and again with his brilliant work. We love him.
Follow him at: https://www.instagram.com/themattmchugh/
Poetica Ex Machina: Kris Duncan, better known as Poetica_Ex_Machina is an incredible writer, wonderful human, and a fantastic instalive host who has what it takes to keep an audience engaged.
Follow her at: https://www.instagram.com/poetica_ex_machina/
Latonya S.Hicks: Kindness is the best trait of all and this is one account that will never disappoint you on this count. Talented, loving and a genuine soul to find and follow.
AkScrolls: Ang K is an exciting talent and it was love at first sight for us when we discovered this page on instagram.
Follow her at: https://www.instagram.com/akscrolls/
Zack Grey: Zack comes up with many memorable, well-written pieces that instantly connect with readers. We love the creativity in the way he presents his posts. He deserves all the adulation he gets.
WorkinProgress13: Life, love and relationships are some of the themes beautifully covered by Patrick Hart on his insta page in poetry form. There’s always something to learn by reading his works.
Follow him at: https://www.instagram.com/workinprogress13/
Madalina Coman: This is a stunning page in terms of design as well as content and the writer is a beautiful soul whose writings will inspire all to love a little more and live a life you can be proud of.
April Green: LoveAprilGreen is the page you should be looking for to read poetry by someone with an innate ability to touch your soul with her words.
Thesarahdoughty: A wordsmith who will inspire you to love yourself, and in her poetry page, you will find uncountable gems that will give you an insight into who she is.
Follow her at: https://www.instagram.com/thesarahdoughty/
Dortomysoul: Someone wonderful who is obsessed with doors and is also the founder of @doortooursouls. Her poetry page @dortomysoul on insta will take you on a beautiful journey of self love and healing for the soul.
J Warren Welch: Jeff Welch will inspire you to do more, be more and to give your best, and if that’s not inspiring, nothing ever will be.
Follow him at: https://www.instagram.com/j.warren.welch/
Zac Rush: One of the most gifted and brilliant writers on instagram is Zac Rush. We first noticed him with his piece on racism and were blown away by his mind. He is one of a kind.
Follow him at: https://www.instagram.com/zac.rush/
AnMooreWord: An Moore is the founder of @thefreelancefeminists a great page that is speaking out on the subject of discrimination against women through poetry pieces as well as artworks. Her poetry page @anmooreword reveals what an incredible and thoughtful writer she is.
Follow her at: https://www.instagram.com/anmooreword/
WhatAylesYou: He shares pieces of his soul on his poetry page and we love to read them. You will find them worth saving on your insta collection too.
PoeticSoldier: Cedrik Wallace has overcome much in life and after battling cancer, he took to poetry to heal and to share what’s on his mind. If you are looking for inspiration, @poeticsoldier will not disappoint.
Follow him at: https://www.instagram.com/poeticsoldier/
PaulaLuisePoetry: Artworks and words perfectly put together to create an instant connection, this is an incredibly stunning poetry page. We love the way Paula Luise thinks and writes.
Follow her at: https://www.instagram.com/paulaluise_poetry/
Salmaelwardany: A must follow page for those who wish to discover someone who is living her live to the fullest, enjoying every moment of it by traveling and sharing her wonderful thoughts about the places and the people she meets. We love reading the captions!
Follow her at: https://www.instagram.com/salmaelwardany/
A Vermillion Years: Diana Perry is an extreme talent on instagram and is not just another poetry page with similar content as several others. She is highly impressive and is easily one of the best writers on instagram.
Follow her at: https://www.instagram.com/a_vermillion_years/
Vintage Blue: One of the coolest accounts by an intelligent writer on instagram. Follow Lea and you will find that there is much to learn about love and life from this young soul.
Follow her at: https://www.instagram.com/vintage.blue/
Prose.of.a.con: A great poetry page to follow with many well-written pieces. Corey Young is a multi-talented poet with an ability to sing as well. His authenticity has great appeal and we love following this account.
Follow him at: https://www.instagram.com/prose.of.a.con/
Whatthecanuck: Ragan is the founder of @transatlanticwriterschallenge and is a poet who never stops inspiring her readers. Her fearless voice draws many to her.
Follow her at: https://www.instagram.com/what_the_canuck/
Morgan Nikola Wren: Morgan Nikola Wren’s poems will slay all your emotions, your desires, and your love for vulnerable writing with her words of truth and honesty teaching us how power can be injected into a poem as short as two or three lines.
Follow her at: https://www.instagram.com/morgannikolawren/
Nicole Lyons Poetry: Nicole Lyons has a powerful voice and her pieces are raw. She covers heartbreak and mental health with absolute honesty that we deeply admire.
Follow her at: https://www.instagram.com/nicolelyonspoetry/
CC Writes: Her poetry has a positive tone and she continues to share wonderful insights about learning from life. A thoughtful space for you to spend your time.
Poetess Becca: Rebecca Bardeli is a beautiful soul who writes from the heart and connects with her readers on a soul deep level. Her loveliness is inspiring.
Follow her at: https://www.instagram.com/poetessbecca/
Innerswarm: A great poetry page by Mr.Swarm. If you are looking for originality and good writing, this is a fabulous page to follow on instagram.
Jennifer Ramdeo: Her pieces are striking and each one a proof of the brilliance of this young talent. Very few can write the way Jennifer can. She gives life to words and is understated about her mad talent.
Follow her at: https://www.instagram.com/jenniferramdeo/
SM Soul Speech: Shaz is a wonderful writer to follow on instagram and she is also the founder of the poetry page @globalwordsmiths. Her work is meaningful and it takes readers on a journey of discovering their soul.
Follow her at: https://www.instagram.com/sm_soul_speech/
Inkedheartpoetry: Sammy intricately covers the themes of heartbeak, self love, growing up, and the thrill of loving and being loved as experienced by people who often feel too much for their own good.
Follow her at: https://www.instagram.com/inkedheart_poetry/
Claudia Tremblay: Claudia Tremblay makes incredible artwork portraying the beauty of femininity and innocence delicately with her strokes.
Follow her at: https://www.instagram.com/claudiatremblaystudio/
Shakynalee: One of the most beautiful, loving, kind and generous writers on instagram that we were thrilled to discover in our 2017 journey. She’s good for the soul.
Follow her at: https://www.instagram.com/_shakynalee_/
A.L.Paramore: Angie’s poems have great abundance of imagery, emotions, and insight and so they may require an on-going relationship and an evolving understanding.
Follow her at: https://www.instagram.com/a.l.paramore/
Susan Llewelyn: Susan Llewelyn articulates our often difficult, complicated thoughts and manifests our ideals by translating our feelings into the art of written words. She is the founder of @bymepoetry.
Follow her at: https://www.instagram.com/susanllewelyn/
R.M.Drake: A million followers and counting, this is a poetry page that is highly popular for its well written poetic pieces that are relatable to all with a broken heart.
Follow at: https://www.instagram.com/rmdrk/
Emily Alice Poetry: Emily’s poems perfectly showcase the exuberance of youthful passion as she writes about life, love, hope, happiness, and survival with great fervour.
Follow her at: https://www.instagram.com/emilyalicepoetry/
Simi Fromen: Simi’s poems build upon themselves in the most simple yet tactful ways as they transition from the spiritual to the romantic in their quest of ecstatic identification with the world and the situations it offers us.
Follow her at: https://www.instagram.com/simi_fromen/
Andreahrnjak: The moment you look at Andrea’s drawings and poems, and you look at it with your own perspective and understanding is when you’ll find your inner spirit animal wanting to be set free and conquer the universe.
Follow her at: https://www.instagram.com/andreahrnjak/
J.Iron.Word: Everytime he writes, it seems there can be nothing more perfect, but he never stops impressing us with his ability to write some of the best pieces of poetry that you will come across on instagram.
Follow him at: https://www.instagram.com/j.ironword/
Matt Spencer18: We discovered his account because of the innumerable votes he received during our voting conducted across pages to discover the most inspiring instagrammers of 2017. We are glad we found someone as loved as he is by his readers.
Follow him at: https://www.instagram.com/mattspencer18/
Komalesque: Komal Kapoor is a star waiting to become the next big thing. She has grown immensely popular in a short period of time and once you start following her, you will know why.
Follow her at: https://www.instagram.com/komalesque/
Bel Reed: One of the most creative accounts on instagram belongs to Bel Reed. It is the kind that makes you smile a happy smile.
Follow her at: https://www.instagram.com/bel_reed/
Bryan Grissom: Bggrizzo’s letters are out of this world good and he bleeds words on paper and they are original AF. He stands out because of his uniqueness in terms of style and expression.
Follow him at: https://www.instagram.com/bggrizzo/
AtelierFlight: Mixed in with the poet’s earthy writings is an appreciation for the subtle, fleeting moments that last only in quick impressions and memories of wanting and desire and this makes it one of the quintessential Instagram poetry account to follow.
Follow him at: https://www.instagram.com/atelierflight/
Britt Youri: Britt is a fierce soul who’s redefining what strength means. Her thoughts and her instagramming style do impress a great deal. Truly independent and a free bird to be found on instagram.
Follow her at: https://www.instagram.com/britt_youri/
Topher Kearby: This is one of the best pages of poetry on instagram. He is a bestselling writer and his popularity is backed by substance in his work.
Follow him at: https://www.instagram.com/topherkearby/
OfYesterYear: Women can relate to Lauren’s words on so many levels and she is fantastic at what she does. She pours her emotions into words and we drown in them.
Follow her at: https://www.instagram.com/ofyesteryear/
Rupi Kaur: Rupi Kaur is perhaps the one of the most well known and successful writers to have emerged as a social media success story amongst writers. She has inspired many to take up this craft with the seriousness that it deserves.
Follow her at: https://www.instagram.com/rupikaur_/
Lang Leav: A well known name that has its reach amongst readers beyond instagram. Lang Leav is a much loved and admired writer with a devoted following.
Follow her at: https://www.instagram.com/langleav/
Atticus Poetry: A fantastic poetry page to follow on instagram. We love the pieces shared here and highly recommend this as one of the best pages to follow for poetry.
Follow him at: https://www.instagram.com/atticuspoetry/
Inkandquillpoetry: Jennifer Calvert is a quiet soul with a loud inner voice and her writings will give you a glimpse into her incredibly beautiful heart. To read and follow her is an absolute pleasure.
Follow her at: https://www.instagram.com/inkandquillpoetry/
R.H Sin: R.H. Sin is a poet and photographer with an enviable account on instagram. We love everything about this page.
Follow him at: https://www.instagram.com/r.h.sin/
Gemma Troy: Gemma creates a beautiful world of words where love dwells all year through. We love the way she presents her posts.
Follow her at: https://www.instagram.com/gemmatroypoetry/
Emma Lidewij: Emma’s kindness is reflected in her words and works, and it greatly appeals to us. Reading her will delight you if you are a sucker for love poems.
Follow her at: https://www.instagram.com/emmalidewij/
Daydreamerchick: She writes to empower and doesn’t mind getting dirty every now and then. Her frankness is refreshing, and she is not the kind to mince her words. One of the kindest and most loving writers to be discovered on instagram.
Follow her at: https://www.instagram.com/daydreamerchick
A.JenniferPatricia: A highly creative page with great content that covers everyday themes of life, love and challenges one faces on their journey to self discovery.
Follow her at: https://www.instagram.com/a.jenniferpatricia/
RhSwaney: R H Swaney is a wonderful poetry account to follow as the handle promises great quality every time. The posts are always incredibly thoughtful, mature and well written.
Follow him at: https://www.instagram.com/rhswaney/
Thangbalay: Thangbalay has a devoted following that eagerly waits for him to share bits of his soul in poetry form. Popular and much loved is also his spoken word poetry. He is also the Editor-in-Chief of Artlixir.
Follow him at: https://www.instagram.com/thangbalay/
Nikita Gill: Nikita Gill is one of the more popular handles of poets you will come across on instagram. She is well known and shares her soulful journey to help heal others.
Follow her at: https://www.instagram.com/nikita_gill/
Ironandwords: Sasha Temerte is a highly intelligent, balanced and skilled writer, and she is the kind who demands your attention. Her poetry is meant for those who are willing to challenge their minds.
Follow her at: https://www.instagram.com/ironandwords/
Broms the poet: A powerful voice and someone with an ability to stop you in your tracks and pay attention to what he has to say. He has plenty to say and you will listen.
Follow him at: https://www.instagram.com/broms.the.poet/
Nixquote: Untwine Me users say, his posts make them happy, and that’s not an easy feat to achieve. Apart from being one of the most voted writers, there is merit in his work and we love reading his creative works.
Follow him at: https://www.instagram.com/nixquote/
Otthilia Poetria: An emerging talent, Otthilia Poetria has a fantastic poetry page on instagram and is someone with a lot of potential to prove herself as one of the best in what she does.
Follow her at: https://www.instagram.com/otthilia_poetria/
Scribemyheart: BJ Cacace is a rare and wild soul who understand what it means to be truly free. She has a pure soul and is unafraid of her boldness. She is who she is and is here to live her life to the fullest. Her words are always straight from the heart.
Follow her at: https://www.instagram.com/scribemyheart/
Sh3lmith: This is another great soul and writer we discovered in 2017! Shelmith is an incredibly thoughtful and talented writer from Kenya. We love to read her mind.
Follow her at: https://www.instagram.com/sh3lmith/
Jessica Katoff: Poet and Novelist Jessica Katoff’s hardhitting pieces greatly appeal to readers and they can relate to the emotions she conveys with unbelievable ease. An inspiring account to follow and read.
Follow her at: https://www.instagram.com/jessicakatoff/
Earth.my.soul: A soulful page of poetry by someone with a beautiful mind. Heartfelt posts about love and heartbreak expressed in a simplistic form makes this an account worth admiring.
Follow at: https://www.instagram.com/earth.my.soul/
JM Storm: Overcoming our fears and loving to the fullest becomes easier when you spend your time reading JMStorm. One of our all-time favourite writers on instagram is this account.
Follow at: https://www.instagram.com/jmstormquotes/
Bridgett Devoue: Bridgett Devoue is one of the fastest growing poets in terms of popularity. She is an old soul covering issues of modern romance brilliantly.
Follow her at: https://www.instagram.com/bridgettdevoue/
ProseofM: Megan Blahnik is one of those rare writers you run into by chance and are amazed at because talent like hers deserves a much wider audience. While many claim to write like motherfuckers, she is someone who actually does that.
Follow her at: https://www.instagram.com/proseofm/
Soshinie A. Singh: Soshinie is an incredible find and we agree with the users who voted for her to be on the list. She inspires with her words that are always crafted oh so well.
Follow her at: https://www.instagram.com/soshiniesingh.author/
MadSoul: If you are looking for someone authentic who is fearlessly raw, this is the page for you to follow and admire.
Follow him at: https://www.instagram.com/_madsoul_/
LunaMayPoetry: From serene Ireland is a fantastic soul writing inspirational pieces of poetry and supporting it with scenic photographs of nature and life. She has an exquisite taste and we deeply admire her humane qualities and unending loveliness.
Follow her at: https://www.instagram.com/lunamaypoetry/
Najwa Zebian: Her voice is a powerful one and she always fights for change and progress in mindsets. We love her wonderful authenticity and the lessons conveyed to her readers will definitely make an impact for a better world.
Follow her at: https://www.instagram.com/najwazebian
Loarna: Kindness is beautiful and that’s what will inspire you to be a better person. She teaches you how to love more and love purely from the heart. We love to love her for her generous heart.
Follow her at: https://www.instagram.com/loarna_/
AnnaXMania: Anna Lete is a hidden gem that you will never look away from once you find her wonderful instagram page. She is a master at presenting her thoughts in the most succinct ways. She is a complex being with an earthy heart.
Follow her at: https://www.instagram.com/annaxmania/
HellHound Poetry: Corey Manson survives monsters of the mind, one poem at a time and helps us uncover parts of ourselves we are too afraid to accept.
Follow him at: https://www.instagram.com/hellhound_poetry/
Verse and Vices: Michael is a poet from England who has his own unique style of poetry which caught our attention immediately. This is talent worth discovering.
Follow him at: https://www.instagram.com/verseandvices/
Bhumika Singh: We love her handwritten posts and her young age has not been a hindrance to her coming up with some of the wisest thoughts we get to read on instagram.
Follow her at: https://www.instagram.com/bhumikasingh__/
U Rani Words: She is a deep thinker and a lover of words and her readers love reading her deep thoughts. Explore her mind and be a part of her wordy world on instagram.
Follow her at: https://www.instagram.com/u.rani.words/
Lee Jeffries: This is a brilliant photography account that is breathtakingly stunning. The shots taken by the photographer are out of this world good.
Follow at: https://www.instagram.com/lee_jeffries/
Alrtistry: His poetry will be a positive influence on your mind and it’s good for your soul to read someone with a gift to express everything under the sun with remarkable ease. A.L. Roberts has been a great find for us in the year 2017.
Follow him at: https://www.instagram.com/alrtistry/
Plunder Ultima Thule: One of the most recent poets we have started following is Plunder Ultima Thule. His works are as unique as the name of his account handle. Exploring him will do you good.
Follow him at: https://www.instagram.com/plunder_ultima_thule/
Beau Taplin: A name widely known and deeply respected for his soulful writings, Beau Taplin has already carved a niche for himself in this highly competitive space.
Follow him at: https://www.instagram.com/beautaplin/
Chloe Frayne: This is one of the most striking pages of poetry in terms of visual appeal. It’s a great mix of beautiful writing and brilliant presentation. We love the way she thinks, writes and shares her work.
Follow her at: https://www.instagram.com/chloefrayne/
The poetry accounts were clearly dominant in the year 2017 and they are growing in popularity faster than ever. We explored and studied thousands of accounts (across genres) voted by Untwine Me Users in multiple rounds of voting to arrive at this final list of 100. There are thousands of them who deserve to be here on this list but we had to limit ourselves to selecting 100. Thank you to all of you who voted and made it easier for us to discover these wonderful instagrammers who were brilliant in the year 2017. Looking forward to our list of 1000 Inspiring Instagrammers, perhaps, for 2018. 100 is simply is not enough. Much love to all of you who have stood by us and given us your unending love and support in 2017.