What separates Bukowski from the ranks of other famous poets is that his language is comprehensible and sadly simple. There is no room for rhyme, alliteration or onomatopoeia in his 1500 collected poems, so how can he even be considered a poet? What makes this cynical alcoholic a poet is that he evokes genuine feelings from the reader.
Rupi Kaur, the Instagram poet who has arguably changed modern poetry, has published more of her work in a collection called ‘the sun and her flowers’. It is, to put it simply, another literary masterpiece.