Andrea Gibson – “A Letter to the Playground Bully from Andrea, Age 8”

Performing in Longmont, CO

“My mother says it is totally fine if I blow off steam as long as I speak in an octave my kindness can still reach.”

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

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Ebony Stewart – “Pop Quiz”

Performed at the Historic Victory Grill

“Trust me, I know patience. A Black woman waiting is just another day ending in y.”

Don’t miss this wonderful poem from Ebony Stewart, performed at the Historic Victory Grill in Austin, TX.

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Liv – “Black River”

Performing at the 2022 Womxn of the World Poetry Slam

“What is change if the people who need it die before they see it?”

Don’t miss this powerful poem from Liv, performing at the 2022 Womxn of the World Poetry Slam in Baltimore, MD

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Ollie Schminkey – “It’s Going to be Okay”

Performed at the Button studio

“I don’t think we need to live forever in order to matter.”

Don’t miss this stunning poem from Ollie Schminkey, performed at the Button studio.

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Destined – “Allahuakbar”

Performing at the 2022 Womxn of the World Poetry Slam

“Jihad means ‘struggle.’ Allahuakbar means ‘God is greater.’ So when the struggle is between our lives and our freedom, Allahuakbar. God is greater.”

Don’t miss this powerful poem from Destined, performing at the 2022 Womxn of the World Poetry Slam in Baltimore, MD

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Phil Kaye – “If You Get Everything Done”

Performing at Gray Area in San Francisco, CA

“If you get everything done, you will be relaxed. Visualize how relaxed you will be. Now stop. Get everything done.”

Don’t miss this incredible poem from Phil Kaye, performing at Gray Area in San Francisco, CA.

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Kyle “Guante” Tran Myhre – “Hen March Outlaws Cops”

Performing at the Button Studio

“No, no cops. Neighbors. Family. Helpers. Experts. Medics. Shamans. Scrappers. Friends-of-friends. Preachers. Healers. Mechanics. Witches. In-laws. Volunteers. Whatever. We’ll figure it out. But no cops.”

Don’t miss this incredible poem from Kyle “Guante” Tran Myhre, performing at the Button Studio in Minneapolis, MN.

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Mecca – “Yelling Fire”

Performing at the 2022 Womxn of the World Poetry Slam

“The glow you see from us ain’t beautiful, it is holding in a volcano.”

Don’t miss this powerful poem from Mecca, performing at the 2022 Womxn of the World Poetry Slam in Baltimore, MD

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Jordan Bailey & Breeze the Poet – “Black Supremacy”

Performing at Rustbelt 2019 in St. Louis, MO

“We are all just really wanting to know, what exactly in the fresh lily-white foolish fuck did you mean by Black supremacy? Unless you meant my grandmama’s sweet potato pie.”

Don’t miss this wonderful poem from Jordan Bailey & Breeze the Poet, performing at Rustbelt 2019 in St. Louis, MO

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Steven Willis – “DOGGONE”

Performed by Steven Willis

“Funny how bullets stray like dogs whenever I disobey a cop’s command and now Fox News asks my momma all the doggone questions like, ‘Why didn’t I sit? Why didn’t I stay? Why wasn’t I a good boy?’”

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