Tianna Clark – “The Ayes Have It”

Filmed by Motionpoems

“I think of how when he tries to hold my hand sometimes, I pull away and now because I don’t love him.”

Don’t miss this powerful poem from Tianna Clark, filmed by Motionpoems.

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Siaara Freeman – “Urban Girl Responds to the Yo Mama Jokes”

Performing at Rustbelt 2018

“My mama so magic, unicorns chose not to exist when they heard she was comin’.”

Don’t miss this powerful poem from Siaara Freeman, performing at Rustbelt 2018 in Detroit, MI.

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Guante – “Dust”

Featuring at Icehouse.

“I learned very early that ghosts are not just the disembodied spirits of the dead.”

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


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Diana Nguyen – “My Vietnamese Dad vs. Siri”

Performing at Icehouse

“Siri was designed to sound just like a real human. By ‘real human,’ they mean American, a tongue barbed-wired in red, white, and blue, stripped of any accent that might make him seem less like a machine.”

Don’t miss this amazing poem from Diana Nguyen, performing at Icehouse in Minneapolis, MN.

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Javon Johnson – “Blackboys/Cold”

Featuring at Icehouse.

“Maybe Black boys are never allowed to be just Black boys.”

Don’t miss this incredible poem from Javon Johnson, featuring at Icehouse in Minneapolis, MN.

Javon;s highly-anticipated debut book, AIN’T NEVER NOT BEEN BLACK, is now available!

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Native Child – “Message From the Brown Girl Trapped in a Snow Globe Contemplating Suicide”

Rustbelt 2018

“Pain is temporary, quitting is forever.”

Don’t miss this fantastic poem from Native Child, performing at Rustbelt 2018 in Detroit, MI.

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