Robyn Kaur Sidhu – “White Girl Does a Political Science Presentation (after Jasmin Roberts)”

Performing at Rustbelt 2019.

“I can tell whatever her paper topic is does not affect her directly. I can tell she made it through this assignment unbothered, alive.”

Don’t miss this great poem from Robyn Kaur Sidhu, performing at the 2019 Rustbelt Poetry Festival in St. Louis, MO.

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Dave Harris – “David And”

Featuring at Icehouse.

“They’ll slice even the simplest of names until it fits their mouth.”

Don’t miss this powerful poem from Dave Harris, featuring at Icehouse in Minneapolis, MN.

Dave’s debut book, PATRICIDE, is now available to order!

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Sierra DeMulder – “I Have a Hair in My Armpit!”

Performing at Icehouse.

“I delight in picturing whose heart she will swallow first.”

Don’t miss this great poem from Sierra DeMulder, performing at Icehouse in Minneapolis.

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Raych Jackson – “Pantoum for Derrion Albert from the Plank” (Button Live)

Featuring at Button Poetry Live.

“I’m someone that will sacrifice my body spreading through skulls.”

Don’t miss this great poem from Raych Jackson, featuring at Button Poetry Live.

Raych’s book, EVEN THE SAINTS AUDITION, is now available!

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Gigi Bella – “First Draft of My Wedding Vows”

Performing at Rustbelt 2019.

“I always hoped I’d discover my own constellation one day. Never knew one person could suddenly become the entire sky.”

Don’t miss this incredible poem from Gigi Bella, performing at the 2019 Rustbelt Poetry Festival in St. Louis, MO.

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Porsha Olayiwola – “Beyoncé be like…” (Button Live)

Featuring at Button Poetry Live.

“White liberals be like #BlackLivesMatter, then they swing their dreads.”

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

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Carlos Andrés Gómez – “What is Genocide?”

Performing at Storytellers VIII.

“I met an 11-year-old gang member in the South Bronx who carries a semi-automatic weapon to study hall so he can make it home, and you want me to censor my language.”

Don’t miss this awesome poem from Carlos Andrés Gómez, performing at Storytellers VIII.

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Crystal Valentine – “Little Known Fact” (Button Live)

Performing at Button Poetry Live.

“Little know fact: speech impediments can be caused by psychological trauma. Every person in my family carries a speech impediment like a heirloom.”

Don’t miss this amazing poem from Crystal Valentine, performing at Button Poetry Live.

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Michael Lee – “Finality”

Featuring at Icehouse

“Laughter is all we have left.”

Don’t miss this incredible poem from Michael Lee, performing at Icehouse in Minneapolis.

Grab your copy of Michael’s powerful book, THE ONLY WORLDS WE KNOW , now available!

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Ajanae Dawkins – “Tell Them: After Carvens Lissaint”

Performing at Rustbelt 2018.

“I loved you and you only loved the idea of loving me.”

Don’t miss this magnificent poem from Ajanae Dawkins , performing at Rustbelt 2018 in Detroit, MI.

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