Imani Cezanne – “The Pledge”

Performing at WoWPS Finals 2020

“I watched Colin Kaepernick take a knee during the national anthem, and I said ‘Wow, why didn’t I think of that?’”

Don’t miss this incredible poem from Imani Cezanne, performing at WoWPS Finals 2020 in Dallas, TX.

Check out the 2021 Button Poetry Chapbook Contest! Open November 15, 2021 – January 10, 2022. More info and full guidelines here!

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Imani Cezanne – “Flowers” (100K Views!)

“She isn’t dying, but I’ve spent my whole life
watching her eat herself into the earliest grave she can fit into”

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

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