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8 Poems That Perfectly Sum Up Your 20s

“This corporate job crushes my soul, with the weight of hopeless doom. I’ll quit someday, til’ then I’ll raid, free bagels in the conference room.“Clever rhymes like the above are the signature prose of Quarter Life Poetry, a collection of illustrations and poems, posted both on Tumblr and Instagram, that sum up the trying-to-get-your-shit-together phase of 20-something life.

I fell in love with her courage, her sincerity, and her flaming self respect. And it’s these things I’d believe in, even if the whole world indulged in wild suspicions that she wasn’t all she should be. I love her and it is the beginning of everything.
—  F. Scott Fitzgerald. Must say. The man knew how to write a love letter.