Blood Brothers for the Pain Buried so Deeply

One of the most intense slams out there, Sean Patrick Mulroy drags you into the maw of his shattered beautiful life and holds there you barely breathing. Until the end.

A Poem Got Loose: Prison Dads and Poetry Observed

Lewis Mundt is an ex-convict’s son. In a new piece from Poetry Observed, he explains why his father is no “broken man”.

You Don’t Have to Cry to be an Emotional Man

Buddy Wakefield is demolishing notions of what an emotional man can be—one poem at a time.

Silence Feeds Rape Culture

Award-winning slam poet Guante talks about how the things we don’t say are the things we should have said.

Video: We Don’t Mean to Offend You By Calling You Racist

Two slam poets with Brave New Voices deliver this fearless indictment of hipster cultural appropriation and all its collateral damage.