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Posts Tagged: slam poetry

Brenna Twohy - “Fantastic Breasts and Where To Find Them” (NPS 2014)

"My sex cannot be packaged. My sex is magic. It is part of a bigger story. I am whole. I exist when you are not fucking me."

One of the most memorable poems we saw at the National Poetry Slam this year. Harry Potter, feminism, sex positivity.

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Brenna Twohy - “Fantastic Breasts and Where To Find Them” (NPS 2014)

"My sex cannot be packaged. My sex is magic. It is part of a bigger story. I am whole. I exist when you are not fucking me."

One of the most memorable poems we saw at the National Poetry Slam this year. Harry Potter, feminism, sex positivity.

Neil Hilborn’s debut spoken word album, NORTHBOUND, is available now! Check out the ridiculous video (most fun we’ve ever had making anything), and head over to iTunes or Bandcamp to download the album!

Anna Binkovitz - “Unsinkable” (NPS 2014)

"When we talk about stalking, we talk about the aftermath. What happens when no one does anything. We don’t talk about the fear."

Performing during prelims at the 2014 National Poetry Slam.

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Anna Binkovitz - “Unsinkable” (NPS 2014)

"When we talk about stalking, we talk about the aftermath. What happens when no one does anything. We don’t talk about the fear."

Performing during prelims at the 2014 National Poetry Slam.

Jenna Robinson & William Giles - “Selfie” (NPS 2014)

"When we hold the cameras, news stations can’t pretend we don’t exist. So tell me again that the camera is not an instrument of change."

Performing for Hawaii during prelims at the 2014 National Poetry Slam. 

Nate Marshall’s chapbook, Blood Percussion, is now available at the Button Shop!Also, ONLY TWO WEEKS LEFT to submit to Button’s 2014 Chapbook Contest. Awesome prizes, and the chance to be published and filmed alongside our incredible roster of authors, including Aziza Barnes, J. Scott Brownlee, Sam Sax, and Nate.

Nate Marshall’s chapbook, Blood Percussion, is now available at the Button Shop!

Also, ONLY TWO WEEKS LEFT to submit to Button’s 2014 Chapbook Contest. Awesome prizes, and the chance to be published and filmed alongside our incredible roster of authors, including Aziza Barnes, J. Scott Brownlee, Sam Sax, and Nate.

Sam Sax - “Learning to Breathe Water” (NPS 2014)

"Learning is just the brain’s neural pathways being beaten into a new shape by life."

Performing during the Button Showcase at the 2014 National Poetry Slam. Check out Sam’s book from last year’s chapbook contest, and don’t forget to submit to this year’s contest (OPEN TWO MORE WEEKS)!

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Sam Sax - “Learning to Breathe Water” (NPS 2014)

"Learning is just the brain’s neural pathways being beaten into a new shape by life."

Performing during the Button Showcase at the 2014 National Poetry Slam. Check out Sam’s book from last year’s chapbook contest, and don’t forget to submit to this year’s contest (OPEN TWO MORE WEEKS)!

Thadra Sheridan - “After the Bowling Stopped”

"You are the rockstar me I am too impatient to wait for."

Another gorgeous video from Thadra Sheridan and Jamie DeWolf.