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Posts Tagged: slam poetry

Charlie Curtis-Beard - “Dance” (LTAB)

"Dance chooses people that don’t have a voice of their own."

Charlie is eighteen years old, and he’s already blowing us away with his writing and performance. Check out his stunning poem from Omaha’s Louder Than A Bomb finals.

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Charlie Curtis-Beard - “Dance” (LTAB)

"Dance chooses people that don’t have a voice of their own."

Charlie is eighteen years old, and he’s already blowing us away with his writing and performance. Check out his stunning poem from Omaha’s Louder Than A Bomb finals.

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.

Katelin Wagner - “Disappearing Acts (after Miles Hodges)”

"Poetry is the sound of me using the inhale of night just to make it to the exhale of morning."

Performing at DPL in Los Angeles.

Neil Hilborn // “Punk Rock John” (Poetry Observed)

"As long as I have hands, I can break something. As long as we can breathe, we can sing."

A classic from Neil Hilborn, which we just posted from our original 2012 series with Poetry Observed. If you buy Neil’s album, “Northbound”, you’ll get this poem along with NINETEEN others!

Update! Our 2014 Chapbook Contest, which is in full swing, is now open through August 31st, and we’ve DOUBLED the prize money to $500. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to get your poems published and filmed by Button Poetry! Submit here.

Update! Our 2014 Chapbook Contest, which is in full swing, is now open through August 31st, and we’ve DOUBLED the prize money to $500. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to get your poems published and filmed by Button Poetry! Submit here.

Lacey Roop - “Dear Rick Perry” (WoWPS 2014)

"A woman’s body is not a state’s right. The floor of the senate is not a place to be given a gynecological exam."

Performing at the 2014 Women of the World 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.