Ollie Schminkey – “If You Are Going to Turn into a Pile of Ash”

Performed at the Button Studio

“He can’t drive, or really even walk, but he is always going somewhere. He talks a lot about going home.”

Don’t miss this powerful poem from Ollie Schminkey, performing at the Button Studio in Minneapolis, MN

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Darius Simpson – “I Live Just East of a Contradiction”

Performed at the Button Studio

“Colonialism don’t respect finders keepers; all’s fair in genocide except self-defense.”

Don’t miss this fantastic poem from Darius Simpson, performing at the Button Studio in Minneapolis, MN

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Gigi Bella – “Tinder”

Performed at WoWPS 2020

Don’t miss this fantastic poem from Gigi Bella, performing at WoWPS 2020 in Dallas, TX

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Kyle “Guante” Tran Myhre – “To the Informants in the Audience Tonight”

Performed at the Button Studio

“To the informants in the audience tonight: Welcome to a heaven that hates you.”

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

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Steven Willis – “Exodus 20:12 KJV”

Performed at the Button Studio

“We could no longer be threatened into submission or be stared into repentance. Their hope was that as we feared them less, we would fear God more.”

Don’t miss this amazing poem from Steven Willis, performing at the Button Studio in Minneapolis, MN

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Ollie Schminkey – “My Therapist Tells Me My Dad was Lucky to Have Me as a Daughter”

Performed at the Strike Theater

“I want to tell her to fuck off, but I’m not very good at asserting boundaries, which is one of the reasons why I’m in therapy.”

Don’t miss this incredible poem from Ollie Schminkey, performing at the Strike Theater in Minneapolis, MN

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Daniel – “Abolish the Police”

Performed at the Stonewall International Poetry Slam

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

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Sarah Kay – “The Minister of Loneliness”

Performed at Gray Area

“The Minister of Loneliness has abolished email. He is installing tin cans to every window sill with a piece of string to someone else’s window.”

Don’t miss this phenomenal poem from Sarah Kay, performing at Gray Area in San Francisco, CA

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