Alex tha Great – “On Childhood Fears That May Never Go Away”

Performed at WoWPS Finals 2020

“Sometimes I just need to get out of my own head, not realizing the door’s already been open.”

Don’t miss this phenomenal poem from Alex tha Great, performing at WoWPS Finals 2020 in Dallas, TX.

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Morgan Allison – “HSTL DFFRNT (Hustle Different)”

Performed at WoWPS Finals 2020

“When they told me you can be what you wanted to be I believed them when I should have been asking ‘Who finna help me pay to chase these dreams?’”

Don’t miss this phenomenal poem from Morgan Allison, performing at WoWPS Finals 2020 in Dallas, TX.

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D Fretter – “Broken Machines”

Performed by D Fretter

“Sometimes people treat you like you’re a broken machine. They got their plans, their ideas, and their schemes to remake you into what they want you to be.”

Don’t miss this fantastic poem from D Fretter, a Semi-Finalist from the 2020 Button Poetry video contest.

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Akeemjamal Rollins – “Tonight”

Performed at Icehouse

“All I want is friends, and love, and everything kindergarten makes you feel entitled to.”

Don’t miss this powerful poem from Akeemjamal Rollins, performing at Icehouse in Minneapolis, MN.

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LindoYes – “Colors”

Performed by LindoYes

“I’m grateful every morning I don’t wake up a hashtag. A trending topic of tragedy.”

Don’t miss this incredible poem from LindoYes, a Semi-Finalist from the 2020 Button Poetry video contest.

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Patrick Roche – “Hocus Pocus”

Performed by Patrick Roche

“As a child, watching the Sanderson sisters consume their victims, everyone would joke that I would never have to worry about that. The joke being that no one would want to eat me because I’m too thin.”

Don’t miss this awesome poem from Patrick Roche, performed and recorded in his home.

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Rubi Morgan – “Therapist”

Performed at WoWPS Finals 2020

“When you’re a therapist, you go to work with a cape and a mask, meet the hundred or so souls who are looking for a superhero to save them.”

Don’t miss this phenomenal poem from Rubi Morgan, performing at WoWPS Finals 2020 in Dallas, TX.

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Chelsea Guevara – “¿Ves los Trucos Que No Tengo?”

Performed at WoWPS Finals 2020

“You want me to speak Spanish? Watch, how I’ve given it wings and let it flutter out of my mouth like a dove. You are amazed at how I seem to pull it out of nowhere.”

Don’t miss this powerful poem from Chelsea Guevara, performing at WoWPS Finals 2020 in Dallas, TX.

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Catie Trainor – “Phoenix, a Spoken Word Collective”

Performed by Catie Trainor

“What is grace, where do I find it, and how do I make it stay?”

Don’t miss this fantastic poem from Catie Trainor, a Semi-Finalist from the 2020 Button Poetry video contest.

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Rachel Wiley – “Prime Cuts”

Performing at Icehouse

“The fucks I give about what anyone thinks of my terrifying body are all stored in my belly button. Notice how it is an empty bowl waiting to be filled.”

Don’t miss this incredible poem from Rachel Wiley, performing at Icehouse in Minneapolis, MN.

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