BraveArt 2016: Poetry of Protest

Posted 4/22/2016 by smartblackboy in

Poems curated by Darryl Ratcliff

Poets of Protest Egypt

Poets of Protest Lebanon

What are some of the Icons, hot topics, what is relevant?

15 minutes

Cultural Appropriation

"Give Me A Chance" by Beau Sia

"Unforgetable" by Elizabeth Acevedo, Pages Matam, G. Yamazawa

15 minutes 

Black Lives Matter

"Unfinished" by Nkosi Nkululeko

"All Lives Matter 1800 Edition" by Anthony McPherson

Mental Health/ Mothers

"Explaining My Depression to My Mother" by Sabrina Benaim

"Siri: Coping Mechanism" by Patrick Roche

15 minutes

Language/Generational Gaps

"Like You Know" by Taylor Mali

"Like Totally Whatever" by Melissa Lozada-Oliva

15 minutes

"Somewhere in America"

"Complainers" by Rudy Francisco

Advanced - Part Two

Masculine Vulnerability

"Silence" by Jared Singer

"Bullies" by Jordan Ranft


"OCD" by Neil Hilborn

"Say No" by Megan Falley and Olivia Gatwood


"Lost Voices" by Darius Simpson and Scout Bostley

"Rekia Boyd' by Porsha O


"21" by Patrick Roche

"A Letter to the Girl I used to Be" by Ethan Smith

Rape Culture

"Friend Zone by Desiree Dallagiacamo and Justin Lamb.

"Rape Poems To End All Rape Poems" by Justice Hehir, Lindsey Michelle Williams, Kate Thomas, and Lillie Hannon

"People You May Know" by Kevin Kantor

Female Empowerment

The Period Poem by Dominique Christina

"For Teenage Girls" by Clementine Von Radics

Poetry of Protest

"Rigged Game" by Dylan Garity

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