Darius Simpson – “An Ode to Crocs”

Performing at Rustbelt 2018

“An ode to crocs: You rubber god, you who let me walk on water and sidewalk and mountain without changing shoes. People of all ages see you on my feet and laugh.”

Don’t miss this great poem from Darius Simpson, performing at Rustbelt 2018 in Detroit, MI

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Sarah Kay – “Orange”

Performing at Gray Area

“Color blooms through every city whether you see it or don’t, whether you seek it or don’t. So why not seek? Why not see? Why not ask yourself: Who am I looking for?”

Don’t miss this phenomenal poem from Sarah Kay, performing at Gray Area in San Francisco, CA

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Ebony Stewart – “Hairitage [Re-release]”

Performing at Encore ATX

“She makes a knot and says, ‘This is a fist, for whenever you are weak you are also strong’.”

Don’t miss this phenomenal poem from Ebony Stewart, performing at Encore ATX

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Aris Kian – “Ancestry Dot Com”

Performing at WoWPS 2020

“I dig for the 12 million names of my people that could never fit in American mouths. I dig for the alphabet anglicized out of tune with the music they hid under their tongues. I dig for the names they carved out of English to sound like song again.”

Don’t miss this powerful poem from Aris Kian, performing at WoWPS 2020 in Dallas, TX

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Pages Matam – “Ode to the Beard”

Performing at Main Street Playhouse

Don’t miss this incredible poem from Pages Matam, performing at Storytellers VIII at Main Street Playhouse

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Andrea Gibson – “Every Time I Ever Said I Want to Die”

Performed in Longmont, CO

“What if we don’t have to be healed to be whole?”

Don’t miss this amazing poem from Andrea Gibson, performing in Longmont, CO

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Ollie Schminkey – “We Are on a Roadtrip”

Performing at the Button Studio

“When we are both sober, I have no fucking clue what to say to him, but on the road trip, we drink cheap whiskey outside of a hot tub until we like each other.”

Don’t miss this fantastic poem from Ollie Schminkey, performing at the Button Studio in Minneapolis, MN

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