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Omar Holmon - “Anatomy of a Prayer” (Rustbelt 2014)

"My mother is shotgun subtle at breaking bad news."

Performing during team finals at the 2014 Rustbelt Regional Poetry Slam. Subscribe to Button on YouTube!

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Omar Holmon - “Anatomy of a Prayer” (Rustbelt 2014)

"My mother is shotgun subtle at breaking bad news."

Performing during team finals at the 2014 Rustbelt Regional Poetry Slam. Subscribe to Button on YouTube!

Jennifer Wang - “This Is Water” (Rustbelt 2014)

"Another white person has written a poem about racism! Another man has written a poem about sexism. Another dog has written a poem about the hardships of being a cat."

Performing a first reading at the 2014 Rustbelt Regional Poetry Slam.

Adrienne Nadeau - “Cribbage” (Rustbelt 2014)

"The hardest thing I’ve ever done is act like an adult."

Performing at the 2014 Rustbelt Regional Poetry Slam.

Michael Lee - “Radiation” (Rustbelt 2014)

"How do you tell a child the future will be beautiful when their eyelids are burned shut?"

Performing during prelims at the 2014 Rustbelt Regional Poetry Slam.

Danez Smith - “Dear Mrs. Thompson” (Rustbelt 2014)

"Dear ma’am. Have you ever fucked your husband from behind? I have."

A devastating poem from Danez Smith, performing during finals at the 2014 Rustbelt Regional Poetry Slam.

Jacqui Germain - “Drones” (Rustbelt 2014)

"There is an ocean below you that has been waiting to drown half your genome to death for years."

Performing during prelims at the 2014 Rustbelt Regional Poetry Slam.

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Jacqui Germain - “Drones” (Rustbelt 2014)

"There is an ocean below you that has been waiting to drown half your genome to death for years."

Performing during prelims at the 2014 Rustbelt Regional Poetry Slam.

Chace Morris - “Cirrhosis” (Rustbelt 2014)

"My mother was a stubborn drunk. Try telling a 40-year-old bottle of Hennessy that the liquor inside is going to kill it."

Performing during finals at the 2014 Rustbelt Regional Poetry Slam.

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Chace Morris - “Cirrhosis” (Rustbelt 2014)

"My mother was a stubborn drunk. Try telling a 40-year-old bottle of Hennessy that the liquor inside is going to kill it."

Performing during finals at the 2014 Rustbelt Regional Poetry Slam.