Slam poetry can be difficult for some people to stomach, what with the self-righteousness, snapping fingers, and contrived rhythms. But over the years, you can learn to appreciate it—much like Hillary Clinton. And so, this goes out to the Democratic nominee.

(Comics: Khalid Rahmaan, Carolyn Busa, and Terrence James. Directed by Terrence James. Photo credits: The Ellen Show; PBS NewsHour/Flickr; Greg Allen/Invision/AP)