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Katie Makkai - Pretty.    Kate Makkai answers a question she's had since she was very young in exactly the kind of way that slams into your gut and stays there.

Katie Makkai, a veteran poetry slammer - defining the word "pretty". Katie Makkai answers a question she's had since she was very young in exactly the kind of way that slams into your gut and stays there.

Rudy Francisco - "Chameleon" | All Def Poetry x Da Poetry Lounge - YouTube

FROM THE VAULT: Rudy Francisco - “Complainers” (NPS “It doesn’t matter if the glass is half full or half empty, there’s water in the cup, drink that shit and stop complaining.

A Poet Delivers A Clever Message To The Boys Who Will One Day Date His Daughter

A Poet Delivers A Clever Message To The Boys Who Will One Day Date His Daughter

Button Poetry: Jesse Parent - "To the Boys Who May One Day Date My Daughter"

Spoken-word piece.

If You Don’t Feel Deeply Disturbed By The Time She Finishes This Poem, You May Not Be Human

Best thing I've seen in awhile. Kait Rokowski: How to Cure a Feminist (Spoken-Word)

"Open letter to black people in horror movies" one of the most powerful things I've ever heard , absolutely love this

Omar Holmon & Anthony Ragler - "Open Letter to Black People in Horror Movies comedy & race speech poetry

Kait Rokowski performing for the Soapboxing Slam Team from Saint Paul, MN at the 2012 National Poetry Slam. Rokowski is currently the 3rd ranked individual slam poet in the world.

"How To Cure a Feminist" Kait Rokowski performing for the Soapboxing Slam Team from Saint Paul, MN at the 2012 National Poetry Slam. Rokowski is currently the ranked individual slam poet in the world.

Slam Poet Blythe Baird Has a Powerful Message About Rape Culture All Women Need to Hear -- and all men, and all people.

Blythe Baird - "Pocket-Sized Feminism" (Button Live) "I am ashamed that I keep my feminism in my pocket until it is convenient to pull it out.

National Poetry Slam: Sierra DeMulder. Chillingly beautiful, and such an interesting take on a horrible event.

This is the complete poem performed Friday by Sierra DeMulder of St. Paul's Soap Boxing slam poetry team at the semifinals of the National Poetry Slam.

Rachel Rostad - "To JK Rowling, from Cho Chang" (CUPSI 2013 Finals). I don't think JK Rowling is racist, but I love this video.

Rachel Rostad - To JK Rowling, from Cho Chang. She's reading her own slam poetry about how racist some things are in Harry Potter and how that affected her personally as she grew up.

What Happens When A Black Man And A White Woman Speak For Each Other

What Happens When A Black Man And A White Woman Speak For Each Other

In the video below from the 2015 College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational, the two Eastern Michigan University students perform their spoken word poem "Lost Voices" and discuss white privilege, reproductive rights, male privilege and dating while black.

This Is the Best Response to "She Was Asking For It" You Will Ever Hear. --------This is an incredible slam poem and you NEED to listen to it.

This Is the Best Response to "She Was Asking For It" You Will Ever Hear

This Is the Best Response to "She Was Asking For It" You Will Ever Hear. --------This is an incredible slam poem and you NEED to listen to it. This is incredibly powerful.

▶ Megan Falley - "Fat Girl" - This one won't make you cry, but it's still pretty good.

Megan Falley - "Fat Girl" "Fat girl lost 2 pounds and you didn’t notice. Fat girl love your garlic bread. Fat girl, but red velvet cupcake taste so delicious.

Tom Hanks Performs Slam Poetry About "Full House"

Tom Hanks Performs Slam Poetry About "Full House"

Tom Hanks Performs Slam Poetry About "Full House". This is awesome on so many levels!

"Reading is sexy. . . " :) This is a poem for brilliant nerds. I LOVE it! Totally cracked me up! Taylor Phillips performing her slam

READING IS SEXY! “I wanna write a poem for kids with good grammar. Who know that if someone asks you how you’re doing—how Y-O-U apostrophe R-E are doing you say ‘well’ “ Taylor Phillips performing her slam

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