Liv – “Black River”

Performing at the 2022 Womxn of the World Poetry Slam

“What is change if the people who need it die before they see it?”

Don’t miss this powerful poem from Liv, performing at the 2022 Womxn of the World Poetry Slam in Baltimore, MD

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Sarah Kay – “The Type” (3M Views!)

“It is hard to stop loving the ocean, even after it’s left you gasping, salty.”

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Ollie Schminkey – “It’s Going to be Okay”

Performed at the Button studio

“I don’t think we need to live forever in order to matter.”

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Destined – “Allahuakbar”

Performing at the 2022 Womxn of the World Poetry Slam

“Jihad means ‘struggle.’ Allahuakbar means ‘God is greater.’ So when the struggle is between our lives and our freedom, Allahuakbar. God is greater.”

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Phil Kaye – “If You Get Everything Done”

Performing at Gray Area in San Francisco, CA

“If you get everything done, you will be relaxed. Visualize how relaxed you will be. Now stop. Get everything done.”

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Kyle “Guante” Tran Myhre – “Hen March Outlaws Cops”

Performing at the Button Studio

“No, no cops. Neighbors. Family. Helpers. Experts. Medics. Shamans. Scrappers. Friends-of-friends. Preachers. Healers. Mechanics. Witches. In-laws. Volunteers. Whatever. We’ll figure it out. But no cops.”

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Mecca – “Yelling Fire”

Performing at the 2022 Womxn of the World Poetry Slam

“The glow you see from us ain’t beautiful, it is holding in a volcano.”

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Jordan Bailey & Breeze the Poet – “Black Supremacy”

Performing at Rustbelt 2019 in St. Louis, MO

“We are all just really wanting to know, what exactly in the fresh lily-white foolish fuck did you mean by Black supremacy? Unless you meant my grandmama’s sweet potato pie.”

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Blythe Baird – “What A Body Inherits (after Hieu Minh Nguyen)” (100K Views!)

“When I was younger, I was convinced my mother was the only person who has ever hated my body more than I did.”

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Steven Willis – “DOGGONE”

Performed by Steven Willis

“Funny how bullets stray like dogs whenever I disobey a cop’s command and now Fox News asks my momma all the doggone questions like, ‘Why didn’t I sit? Why didn’t I stay? Why wasn’t I a good boy?’”

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