show up to your funeral like


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How to know which boy you like:

1. Get very drunk

2. You will cry about the boy you like

Apparently the boy I like is pasta. This comes as no surprise.

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The odds of being attacked by a shark in the US are 1 in 11,500,000, but no one gets mad at people who want to avoid the ocean.

The odds of a woman being sexually assaulted in her lifetime are 1 in 6, but if she doesn’t feel safe around strange men she’s a stereotyping bitch.

Strange old world we live in.

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Gage Wallace - “Joseph Speaks to Mary”

"Years from now, our son will turn water into wine. Tonight, if you want me, I would turn this wine into an ocean."

Our first video from the champion of last weekend’s tournament! We can’t wait to show you more of this guy.


Patrick Roche - “Siri: A Coping Mechanism”

"Opening voicemails. He does not tell anyone he still has ones from his dead father. He will not delete them. He will not delete dead grandparents’ contact information. He will not delete anything."

Awarded Best Persona Poem at CUPSI 2014. Patrick Roche, of Princeton University.

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Desireé Dallagiacomo - “Thighs” (WOWPS 2014)

"My thighs say: We don’t want your praise, man on the street corner… man in the parking garage… man in Walgreens while we’re buying tampons…"

Disappointed that you can’t make it to the Women of the World Poetry Slam Finals in Austin tonight? We can help! Our first video from the tournament!


Dave Harris - “Sweet Tea” (CUPSI 2014)

"There’s a tree in my front lawn from which a rope tire swing hangs. I cannot sit there without questioning the circumstance in which I could’ve swung there one hundred years ago."

Performing for Yale University during semifinals at the 2014 College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational.


Anna Binkovitz - “Asking For It” (CUPSI 2014)

"Stop asking people’s clothing to have sex with you, and start asking people."

Performing for Macalester College at the 2014 College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational.

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Melissa May - “Dear Ursula” (WoWPS 2014)

"You, big lady, were the only Disney character who ever looked like me. And while you may not have had the waist line of a princess, I’ll be goddamned if you didn’t have the swagger of a queen."

Performing during prelims at the 2014 Women of the World Poetry Slam. Melissa placed 7th overall in the tournament.


Bianca Phipps - “Almosts” (CUPSI 2014)

"Words can only help you if you speak them. I never told you that I loved you. You never told me you were dying."

Performing for the University of Northern Colorado at the 2014 College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational.

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Luk O’Connor - “Prayer for the Man Who Raped My Best Friend”

"May there be men out there that know that silence is not synonymous with yes."

Performing at the Saint Paul Poetry Slam.