Rudy Francisco – On Happiness

Performed at Icehouse in Minneapolis, MN

“I play my daughter’s ukulele and the strings want to know what they did to deserve this kind of torture.”

Don’t miss this poem from Rudy Francisco, performing at Icehouse in Minneapolis, MN

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Ebony Stewart – Ode to My Pussy

Performed at The Ill List 2023, in Modesto, CA.

“My pussy ain’t never been interested in taking nothing that didn’t belong to her.”

Don’t miss this poem from Ebony Stewart, performing at The Ill List 2023, in Modesto, CA.

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Rudy Francisco – I once held onto a grudge

Performed at Queen Bee’s Art and Cultural Center in San Diego, CA

“I once held on to a grudge for so long, I forgot how the conflict actually started.”

Don’t miss this poem from Rudy Francisco, performing at Queen Bee’s Art and Cultural Center in San Diego, CA

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Lyrical Faith – Pinterest Wedding

Performed at WoWPS 2020 in Dallas, TX

“How do white folks say they don’t want to remember when these crops are the backdrop of our history in America?”

Don’t miss this poem from Lyrical Faith, performing at WoWPS 2020 in Dallas, TX

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Zach Goldberg – An Ode to Blacking Out

Performed at the Strike Theater in Minneapolis, MN

“It’s easy to think that ‘having an addictive personality’ means no one can get enough of you. Then, you grow up and your poetry professor tells you to stop writing poems about whiskey.”

Don’t miss this poem from Zach Goldberg, performing at the Strike Theater in Minneapolis, MN

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Blacqwildflowr – Dying to Live

Performed at the Stonewall International Poetry Slam in Baltimore, MD

“I will not die just for you to watch over my corpse mourning as I regret not giving myself the love that I deserve.”

Don’t miss this poem from Blacqwildflowr, performing at the Stonewall International Poetry Slam in Baltimore, MD

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