Rudy Francisco – There aren’t enough songs

Performed at Icehouse in Minneapolis, MN

“Whenever the weekend is visited by the Saint of Empty Schedules, we throw a party in his honor but only invite ourselves.”

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

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Ollie Schminkey – It is the Night Before the Night Before

Performed at the Strike Theater in Minneapolis, MN

“she feels like my mother and not just a person who is watching the same man die.”

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

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Sierra DeMulder – How to Define you

Performed at Albany Barn in Albany, NY

“Noun: a vase hovering on the edge of a table, a knife stuck softly in the ceiling.”

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

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Sierra DeMulder – Sacral Chakra

Performed at Albany Barn in Albany, NY

“The womb carries, and I wonder what sort of collections it has by now.”

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

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Rudy Francisco – My Honest Poem

Performed at Icehouse in Minneapolis, MN

“I’m afraid that if I let you see my skeletons, you’ll grind my bones into powder and get high on my fault lines.”

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

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Junious ‘Jay’ Ward – Google Image Search: Boston Massacre

Performed at Icehouse in Minneapolis, MN

“America renamed us: nuisance. But history will concede our place.”

Don’t miss this poem from Junious ‘Jay’ Ward, performing at Icehouse in Minneapolis, MN

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Andrea Gibson – The Last Hours

Performed in Longmont, CO

“Now tonight, this simple garden is its own church as she tells me about the last hours of her grandfather’s life.”

Don’t miss this poem from Andrea Gibson, performing in Longmont, CO

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Usman Hameedi – Waiting Room

Performed at Icehouse in Minneapolis, MN

“All that I have taken for granted keeps ringing in my ears with the same metronome as his life support.”

Don’t miss this poem from Usman Hameedi, performing at Icehouse in Minneapolis, MN

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Rudy Francisco – Why Are You Still In Bed?

Performed at Icehouse in Minneapolis, MN

“Because, this morning, I made a list of all of my top priorities. I am one of them.”

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

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