Raych Jackson – “Blue Ribbon”

Featuring at Icehouse.

“At first, an artist who loathes her work won’t throw it away. She’ll stare at it on the shelf to remind her of the time wasted.”

Don’t miss this incredible poem from Raych Jackson, featuring at Icehouse in Minneapols,MN.

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McPherson – “Breakdance”

Filmed by Slamfind

“They can break bodies, but they can’t break-dance.”

Don’t miss this amazing poem from McPherson, filmed by Slamfind.

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Sabrina Benaim – “Ode to Spring Awakening”

Performing at AWP 2020.

“Sometimes, waking up is like falling back asleep into my favorite dream.”

Don’t miss this beautiful poem from Sabrina Benaim, performing at AWP in San Antonio, TX.

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Jared Singer – “A Letter To Sarah”

Featuring at Honey

“If only you told us something was wrong, we could’ve held you, told you we loved you, we could’ve helped. Maybe it wouldn’t have been enough, but we could’ve helped.”

Don’t miss this heartbreaking poem from Jared Singer, featuring at Honey in Minneapolis, MN.

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Juliana Chang – “Aftermath”

2019 Video Contest.

“The days after you end your long-term relationship will be exceedingly bizarre.”

Don’t miss this amazing poem from Juliana Chang, a submission from the 2019 Video Contest.

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Guante – “Intro/Chatter”

Featuring at Icehouse.

“You don’t beat racism by being a better person, you beat it by destroying the system that undergirds it.”

Don’t miss this amazing poem from Guante, featuring at Icehouse in Minneapolis, MN.

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Porsha Olayiwola – “A Brief Anecdote on Why White People Stopped Saying Nigg–” (Button Live)

Featuring at Button Poetry Live.

“The noise would crawl from the violent rubble of their mouths like a maimed corpse fleeing its grave.”

Don’t miss this incredible poem from Porsha Olayiwola, featuring at Button Poetry Live.

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William Royster – “Letters to my Son”

2019 Video Contest.

“The only thing I am truly trying to do is promise you everything I never had.”

Don’t miss this great poem from William Royster, a submission from the 2019 Video Contest.

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