Duke the Root – “Terms and Phrases I Like to Avoid During Sex”

Performed at the Stonewall International Poetry Slam

“Consent. Definition keeps changing, especially in a relationship. I once tried to make it work with someone who didn’t like my poems. Imagine laying next to someone who cares about what goes into your mouth but not the words that come out.”

Don’t miss this fantastic poem from Duke the Root, performing at the Stonewall International Poetry Slam in Baltimore, MD.

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