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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Bhumika Billa – Sixteen

Performed 2023 Button Poetry Video Contest

“I can still hear some quiet beats in the crackling sounds of my old dreams.”

Don’t miss this poem from Bhumika Billa, GRAND PRIZE WINNER of the 2023 Button Poetry Video Contest

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Ellen T. Dotts – Hood Dreams

Performed 2023 Button Poetry Video Contest

“Us hood kids knew there was more than the hood, and not only did we see it on TV, but on the faces of the ones who made it out to return and tell us stories.”

Don’t miss this poem from Ellen T. Dotts, RUNNER UP to the grand prize in the 2023 Button Poetry Video Contest

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