Gabriel Green – “The Gospel of Black Music”

Performing at IWPS 2019

“And like that, our savior was gone, leaving behind a generation of followers to carry on in his teachings. We call them soul artists.”

Don’t miss this powerful poem from Gabriel Green, performing at IWPS 2019 in San Diego, CA.

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Natasha T. Miller – “The Hood be Eating Everything Alive”

Featuring at Button Poetry Live.

“The hood be eating everything alive, even the babies. So I feed my nephew plants, try to make him smell less bloody.”

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Ryan Boyland – “Resilience” (Button Live)

Performing at Button Poetry Live

“Every scar I wear is a promise I made to myself that I refuse to break.”

Don’t miss this awesome poem from Ryan Boyland, performing at Button Poetry Live.

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Nija “Sweetness” Maxwell – “Mommy”

Performing at Main Street Playhouse

“I know you spent those nine months rubbing your belly and fantasizing about how we’d play dress up.”

Don’t miss this stunning poem from Nija “Sweetness” Maxwell, performing at Storytellers VIII at Main Street Playhouse.

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Rudy Francisco – “I Say Black Fatherhood”

Featuring at Button Poetry Live.

“I say Black fatherhood. One of his coworkers decides to drag a joke through the conversation says, ‘That’s kind of an oxymoron, right?’”

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Rola Alasmar – “On Long Distance Love” (Button Live)

Performing at Button Poetry Live

“To be in love with someone 500 miles away is to always be waiting.”

Don’t miss this incredible poem from Rola Alasmar, performing at Button Poetry Live.

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