Category: poetry slam

Melissa Lozada-Oliva, “Mami Says Have You Been…

Melissa Lozada-Oliva, “Mami Says Have You Been Crying.” Remember to grab Melissa’s awesome book, PELUDA.

If you’re still working out how to be happy on…

If you’re still working out how to be happy on your own, touch someone on the shoulder, even if that someone is yourself.

I would be the happiest tree. I would let all …

I would be the happiest tree. I would let all the birds live in me. Grateful to breathe in that constellation of bright green budding stars.

It is hard to stop loving the ocean, even afte…

It is hard to stop loving the ocean, even after it’s left you gasping, salty.

memory taps a gun to your inner skull & de…

memory taps a gun to your inner skull & demands you bring back the dead

I’m sorry the wind never calls us by the…

I’m sorry the wind never calls us by the names our mothers gave us.

Now is your chance. Submit your work today.

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Paige Polk, “Redemption.” Watch the FULL POEM.

Paige Polk, “Redemption.” Watch the FULL POEM.

Now that I’m done crying into the pillow that …

Now that I’m done crying into the pillow that smells like you, I’ve decided to care about how I look again.

From Sabrina Benaim’s book, DEPRESSION & O…

From Sabrina Benaim’s book, DEPRESSION & OTHER MAGIC TRICKS.