Pages Matam – “Black Lives Tigers and Bears”

Performing at Southern Fried 2016.

“The church still gives purpose to all of the ghosts, because even with our hands up, don’t we still look like we are praising?”

Don’t miss this magnificent poem by Pages Matam, performing at the 2016 Southern Fried Poetry Slam in Greensboro, NC.

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out all our books and merch, including books by Neil Hilborn, Danez Smith, Olivia Gatwood, Hanif Abdurraqib, Donte Collins, Sabrina Benaim, Melissa Lozada-Oliva, William Evans, Rudy Francisco, & our newest releases from Stevie Edwards and Claire Schwartz!