Alyesha Wise – “To Black Women” | All Def Poetry x Da Poetry Lounge

  Subscribe for more poetry! http://bit.ly/alldefpoetry All Def Poetry is a new channel brought to you by Russell Simmons – a world-renowned champion of the spoken word art form. Fresh, riveting, and featuring some of the best voices in the genre, All Def Poetry brings you the raw power of spoken word! #AllDefPoetry → CONNECT WITH ALYESHA WISE ← https://twitter.com/mswise https://www.facebook.com/mswise → CONNECT WITH DA POETRY LOUNGE … Continue reading Alyesha Wise – “To Black Women” | All Def Poetry x Da Poetry Lounge

Joseph Capehart – “For My Mom” (Button Live)

HELP SUPPORT BUTTON POETRY: http://bit.ly/buttonpatreon1 Subscribe to Button! New video daily: http://bit.ly/buttonpoetry Minnesota folks! Don’t miss the next Button Poetry Live: http://on.fb.me/1NIPy8q Every first Monday at CAMP Bar in downtown Saint Paul. Joseph Capehart, performing at Button Poetry Live, January 2017. Button Facebook: http://facebook.com/buttonpoetry Button Twitter: http://twitter.com/buttonpoetry Button Instagram: http://instagram.com/buttonpoetry Button tumblr: http://buttonpoetry.tumblr.com About Button: Button Poetry is committed to developing a coherent and effective system of production, distribution, promotion and fundraising … Continue reading Joseph Capehart – “For My Mom” (Button Live)

Sabrina Benaim – “Unrequited Love in 9 Parts”

    Get Sabrina’s book here: http://bit.ly/sabrinamagic Get Olivia’s book now: http://bit.ly/olivianabf Help bring Button to you: http://bit.ly/buttonpatreon4 Subscribe to Button! New video daily: http://bit.ly/buttonpoetry Minnesota folks! Don’t miss Button Poetry Live: http://buttonpoetry.com/buttonpoetrylive Every first Monday at CAMP Bar in downtown Saint Paul. Featuring at Button Poetry Live, January 2017. Button Facebook: http://facebook.com/buttonpoetry Button Twitter: http://twitter.com/buttonpoetry Button Instagram: http://instagram.com/buttonpoetry Button tumblr: http://buttonpoetry.tumblr.com About Button: Button Poetry is committed to developing a coherent and effective … Continue reading Sabrina Benaim – “Unrequited Love in 9 Parts”

Franny Choi – “Whiteness Walks into a Bar”

  Support Button on Patreon! http://bit.ly/buttonpatreon Subscribe to Button! New video daily: http://bit.ly/buttonpoetry If you loved this poem, check out Hanif Willis-Abdurraqib: http://bit.ly/odetokanye Performing at Rustbelt 2016 in Columbus, Ohio Button Facebook: http://facebook.com/buttonpoetry Button Twitter: http://twitter.com/buttonpoetry Button Instagram: http://instagram.com/buttonpoetry Button tumblr: http://buttonpoetry.tumblr.com About Button: Button Poetry is committed to developing a coherent and effective system of production, distribution, promotion and fundraising for spoken word and performance poetry. We seek to showcase the … Continue reading Franny Choi – “Whiteness Walks into a Bar”

Moody Black – “In The Field” | All Def Poetry x Da Poetry Lounge

  → CONNECT WITH MOODY BLACK ← https://www.instagram.com/iammoodyblack/ https://twitter.com/iammoodyblack → SUBSCRIBE ALL DEF POETRY ← http://www.youtube.com/user/alldefpoe… → CONNECT WITH DA POETRY LOUNGE ← https://instagram.com/da_poetry_lounge/ https://twitter.com/DaPoetryLounge https://www.facebook.com/DaPoetryLounge → CONNECT WITH ALL DEF POETRY ← https://twitter.com/alldefpoetry http://instagram.com/alldefdigital https://www.facebook.com/AllDefDigital Continue reading Moody Black – “In The Field” | All Def Poetry x Da Poetry Lounge

Sarah Kay performs “Dreaming Boy”(Poetry)

  Sarah Kay performs “Dreaming Boy” at the Sheen Center for Thought & Culture in New York. Sarah Kay is a poet from New York City who is perhaps best known for her talk at the 2011 TED conference, which has been viewed over eight million times online. Sarah has been invited to share her work on such diverse stages as the Malthouse Theater in … Continue reading Sarah Kay performs “Dreaming Boy”(Poetry)

The Hood’s banshee (poem)

  The Hood’s banshee Poem by Juan Carlos Diaz     Wilmington, Delaware’s row homes are two hundred-year-old Giants. A gun lets out the scream of the hood’s banshee. A hustler’s soul is caught between her teeth as the temple that Once housed the man’s soul lies limply at the feet of the row homes’   Painting by Roy ferdinand Continue reading The Hood’s banshee (poem)