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Javon Johnson – “Black and Happy” (Button Live)

    Featuring at Button Poetry Live. “You cannot kill blackness. Too much of it is wrapped in an unshakable joy. And ain’t that why they think we magic in the first place?” Don’t miss this stunning poem from Javon Johnson, featuring at Button Poetry Live, November 2016. If you’re in the Twin Cities, don’t… Continue Reading

Ben Wenzl – “From an Early Age” (Great Plains)

  Performing at Great Plains 2016. “From an early age we learned that opposites attract: negative/positive, hot/cold, boy/boy…” Don’t miss this great poem from Ben Wenzl, performing at the 2016 Great Plains Poetry Pile-Up in Lincoln, NE. Support Button on Patreon so we can continue to broadcast these amazing poets! While you’re here, head over… Continue Reading

Noel Quiñones – “Perfection” (100K Views!)

Noel Quiñones – “Perfection” (100K Views!)

    “We were perfect before science figured it out.”   Congratulations to Noel on topping 100,000 views on this brilliant poem. And while you’re here, make sure to check out our other books and merch as well, including our awesome t-shirts and poster and new books by Jacqui Germain, Hanif Willis-Abdurraqib, and Aaron Coleman!… Continue Reading

Edwin Bodney – “On Disease #2, Part Two”

  Performing at Art Share LA. “When your own brain is the coup, how do you believe?” Don’t miss this amazing poem from Edwin Bodney, performing at Art Share LA. Support Button on Patreon so we can continue to broadcast these amazing poets! While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out… Continue Reading

Mallory Everhart – “Betrayal”

  Performing at Great Plains 2016. “The saddest part about betrayal is it never comes from your enemies.” Don’t miss this amazing poem from Mallory Everhart, performing at the 2016 Great Plains Poetry Pile-Up in Lincoln, NE. Support Button on Patreon so we can continue to broadcast these great poets! While you’re here, head over… Continue Reading