Category: slam poetry

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.

I can’t think of a better toy for a transgende…

I can’t think of a better toy for a transgender Irish kid to be than this.

From Sabrina Benaim’s book, DEPRESSION & O…

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

I thought the earthquake was two years ago, bu…

I thought the earthquake was two years ago, but I’m still feeling the aftershocks.

The difference between my skin and your unifor…

The difference between my skin and your uniform is that you get to take it off.

The world is not kind to any woman who is conf…

The world is not kind to any woman who is confident in herself.

I like the idea of my youth too much to quit b…

I like the idea of my youth too much to quit birth control, online dating, contact lenses, shaving my shins, skirts above the knee when the spring tries at sun.

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Neil Hilborn, “Here and Away”. Che…

Neil Hilborn, “Here and Away”. Check out Neil’s book, Our Numbered Days