Rudy Francisco – Ode to my mother’s plantains

Performed performing at Icehouse in Minneapolis, MN in 2023.

“In the afterlife, this is the only event on my calendar.”

Don’t miss this poem from Rudy Francisco, performing performing at Icehouse in Minneapolis, MN in 2023.

Get Rudy’s book, Excuse Me As I Kiss The Sky.

Sierra DeMulder – Hours Before Dawn

Performed performing at Albany Barn in Albany, NY in 2023.

“I must tell you: every poem is about death when you are reading to the dying.”

Don’t miss this poem from Sierra DeMulder, performing performing at Albany Barn in Albany, NY in 2023.

Get Sierra’s book, Ephemera.

Rudy Francisco – On Days Like This

Performed at Queen Bee’s Art and Cultural Center in San Diego, CA

“I know a few things about myself: being human is difficult, being a good human is even harder, but it’s still something I’d like to accomplish while I’m here.”

Don’t miss this poem from Rudy Francisco, performing at Queen Bee’s Art and Cultural Center in San Diego, CA

Get Rudy’s book, Excuse Me As I Kiss The Sky.

Andrea Gibson – After the Wound of Us

Performed performing at The Button Poetry Studio in Longmont, CO in 2021.

“The hours passed smooth as the wine we downed, like we were pouring the blood back into our bodies.”

Don’t miss this poem from Andrea Gibson, performing performing at The Button Poetry Studio in Longmont, CO in 2021.

Get Andrea’s book, You Better Be Lightning.

Sean Patrick Mulroy – the evidence speaks for itself (Pre-Columbian Moche Ceramic, c.700 CE)

Performed in NYC

“I wonder, can you drink from me as joyfully as I drink from this man, this king, this font of bygone eras?”

Don’t miss this poem from Sean Patrick Mulroy, performing in NYC

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Sean Patrick Mulroy – It’s different

Performed in NYC

“While all studies of the human psyche would suggest shame to be more harmful than fists, there are fists, still.”

Don’t miss this poem from Sean Patrick Mulroy, performing in NYC

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Neil Hilborn – What’s Good

Performed at the Strike Theater in Minneapolis, MN

“You know what’s good? A stack of 20s and three days off. A blank check from you to you.”

Don’t miss this poem from Neil Hilborn, performing at the Strike Theater in Minneapolis, MN

Get Neil’s book, The Future.