Crystal Valentine & Aaliyah Jihad – “To Be Black and Woman and Alive” (500K Views!)

“To be woman and black is to be born knowing
your beauty does not belong to you.”

Congratulations to Crystal & Aaliyah on topping 500,000 views on this amazing poem. Check out another collaboration between the two poets here.



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Sabrina Benaim – “First Date” (500K Views!)

“I wouldn’t say I’m sensitive. I would say I’m highly susceptible
to feeling a lot.”

Congratulations to Sabrina on topping 500,000 views on this excellent poem. Check out more from Sabrina here and here, and keep an eye out for her debut book, Depression & Other Magic Tricks, coming out later this year!


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Desireé Dallagiacomo – “Shave Me” (100K Views!)

“Somehow, in post-apocalyptic America, these women find razors and
shaving cream while scavenging for food and bludgeoning zombies.”

Congratulations to Desireé on topping 100,000 views on this excellent poem. Check out more from Desireé here and here.



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Rudy Francisco – “Adrenaline Rush” (100K Views!)

“It must be nice to feel so safe you have to invent
new ways to put yourself in danger.”

Congratulations to Rudy on topping 100,000 views on this brilliant poem. Check out more from Rudy here and here, and keep an eye out for his book, Helium, coming out later this year!



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Kevin Kantor & Sienna Burnett – “Phases” (250K Views!)

“If anyone tells you that you love wrong…tell them you’re sorry that
they’d rather live in darkness than learn to love your light.”

Congratulations to Kevin and Sienna on topping 250,000 views on this great poem. Check out more from them here and here.



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Guante – “Small Talk” (100K Views!)

“I am pulling myself from the magician’s hat night
after night and I have the scars to prove it.”

Congratulations to Guante on topping 100,000 views on this impressive poem. Check out more of Guante’s work in his book, A LOVE SONG, A DEATH RATTLE, A BATTLE CRY.



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Olivia Gatwood – “Manic Pixie Dream Girl” (250K Views!)

“Once, I told you I was afraid of my father and for a moment,
I looked so human the audience lost interest.”

Congratulations to Olivia on topping 250,000 views on this excellent poem. Check out more of Olivia’s work in her brand new book, NEW AMERICAN BEST FRIEND.



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