Steven Willis – “How the Hood Loves You Back”

Performing at the 2017 Rustbelt Poetry Festival.

“Ain’t it funny how quickly death becomes fashionable, a testament to how tragic memories don’t fade even in a washing machine.”

Don’t miss this remarkable poem by Steven Willis, performing at the 2017 Rustbelt Poetry Festival. Want to have your video featured on Button Poetry? Video submissions are open NOW, August 1st – September 15th!

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