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Sometimes love Sometimes real love Is fucking rude
Female poets are judged with an entirely different set of criteria than male poets. Men are routinely rewarded for expressing vulnerability ...
Everything in my head went quiet. All the ticks, all the constantly refreshing images just disappeared. When you have Obsessive Compulsive...
What To Do When Your Boyfriend’s Asshole Best Friend Says, “Hey, Never Trust Anything That Bleeds For Seven Days And Doesn’t Die...
It is hard to stop loving the ocean, even after it has left you gasping
When she undressesin front of you, assure her that you love every pieceof her more every day;remind her that ‘everypiece’ includes even theparts of her that she cannotseem to swallow. 
This poem is called How to kill yourself without hurting anyone: Don’t.
Alex Dang, Brenna Twohy & Eirean Bradley - “Neares...
I say “I am a feminist” and you laugh because “Women have rights already” And while you laugh at this movement you ...
I too have kissed no one goodnight. I have launched myself from tall places and hoped no one would catch me. I have ended relationships beca...
When you kiss me I can’t remember my middle name or which one is my left foot.
One time, I took more pills than I can remember and accepted I’d be dead within the hour. Don’t ever call me weak.
I look at the clock, 8:55am, I wait for the exam papers to be given out, I watch as it is placed on my desk, I stare at it blankly until...
How do we forgive ourselves for all of the things we did not become?
slam poetry spoken word rudy francisco
I’m still learning to love the parts of me that no one claps for.
You laughed like a metaphor I’ve been trying to write down for years.
Pour yourself into me and I will not let a drop of you hit the ground.
When you choose to be a poet, when you choose to spill like this, bleed like this, cry like this, your pain becomes an exhibit. A place for ...