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Blythe Baird - “Girl Code 101” (NPS 2014)

"Give me one accomplishment of Mary’s that did not involve her vagina."

Performing during prelims at the 2014 National Poetry Slam.

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Blythe Baird - “Girl Code 101” (NPS 2014)

"Give me one accomplishment of Mary’s that did not involve her vagina."

Performing during prelims at the 2014 National Poetry Slam.

Sierra DeMulder - “The Tampon Poem”

Sierra DeMulder - “The Tampon Poem”

"Bears aren’t attracted to menstrual blood. MENSTRUAL BLOOD IS ATTRACTED TO BEARS."

Two-time National Poetry Slam Champion and Button Poet Sierra DeMulder tells it like it is about tampons, i.e. unreasonable things for men to be afraid of. 

Thressa Johnson - “Dear Scotty”

"If boys were born one thing and girls another, we wouldn’t have to police them with pink and blue crayons."

Performing at the 2013 Great Plains Poetry Pile up.

Guante - “Ten Responses to the Phrase ‘Man Up’ “

"We teach boys how to wear the skin of a man, but we also teach them how to raise that skin like a flag and draw blood for it."

Two-time National Poetry Slam champion Guante, performing at Madame in Minneapolis.

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Guante - “Ten Responses to the Phrase ‘Man Up’ “

"We teach boys how to wear the skin of a man, but we also teach them how to raise that skin like a flag and draw blood for it."

Two-time National Poetry Slam champion Guante, performing at Madame in Minneapolis.

Kait Rokowski - “New Insults” (WoWPS 2013)

"I would tell you to go fuck yourself, but I don’t want to wish something as awesome as sex upon you."

A first reading from Kait Rokowski, at the 2013 Women of the World Poetry Slam in Minneapolis.

Marty McConnell - “Lucky”

This was a really cool poem to see, Marty was a serious legend to a few of the people who brought me up in slam and so seeing her perform is always a little special for me. Kind of like U2 is performing at the slam if I happened to like U2 a lot or something. Anyway…

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