Mercedez Holtry – “My Blood Is Beautiful” (100K Views!)

“I’m a walking history lesson, proof that we all come from
the same tree but eventually outgrow our roots.”

Congratulations to Mercedez on topping 100,000 views on this excellent poem. Check out more of Mercedez’s work here and here.

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Ebony Stewart – “Hairitage” (Southern Fried)

Performing at Southern Fried 2016.

“She makes a knot and says, ‘This is a fist,
for whenever you are weak you are also strong’.”

Don’t miss this great poem from Ebony Stewart, performing at the 2016 Southern Fried Poetry Slam in Greensboro, NC. Support Button on Patreon so we can continue to broadcast these amazing poets!
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