Talia Young – “Wherein the Commencement Speaker Is a Mess”

Performing at the 2017 Rustbelt Poetry Festival.

“What do you want from me, advice? Don’t lie on your resume. Kissing fixes nothing, but it’s something my body wants. Listen to your body.”

Don’t miss this fantastic poem from Talia Young, performing at the 2017 Rustbelt Poetry Festival.

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Olivia Gatwood, Hanif Abdurraqib, Donte Collins, Sabrina Benaim, Melissa Lozada-Oliva, William Evans, Guante, Rachel Wiley, & our newest release from Neil Hilborn!