Everybody Hates Portland’s Cigarette Bro-Poet

Oh, and you can buy his book at Powell's.

A tweet from a Portland Twitter account has gone viral after exposing Instagram posts from a local poet named Collin Yost.

The poet frequently posts photos of Courier New poems next to packs of cigarettes. One of his poems simply reads:

Yost currently has a book for sale at Powell's titled A Shot of Whiskey and a Kiss You'll Regret in the Morning, where Twitter user Izzy (@badplantmom) found his book in the small press section, prompting her to craft a Tweet of three of Yosts' poems and the caption: "This guy is a PUBLISHED poet." The Tweet now has more than 2,000 retweets and 8,000 likes, because the internet is a very mean place.

Yost could not be reached in time for comment.

Here are a few of the most popular comments, many of which include readers' own mock Yost poems.

UPDATE, 1:40 pm:

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