Brenna Twohy - “Another Rape Poem”
"I am tired of hearing rape poems, the same way soldiers are tired of hearing their own guns go off."
Performing during prelims at the 2014 Individual World Poetry Slam. Subscribe to Button on YouTube!
This is one of the scariest things I’ve ever done. I think that’s my sign that it’s also one of the most necessary.
Please tell your stories. They can never be played-out or repetitive— because they are YOURS. That is a dizzying, terrifying, glorious thing. Let yourself be heard.
You’d think in NYC it’d be easy to find quality poetry slams but I’ve yet to find a community that matches Portland’s, imo.