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Dua Saleh – “Pins and Needles” (Button Live)

    Performing at Button Poetry Live. “People who blink more than twice when explaining their identity to their loved ones often lead lonely lives.” Don’t miss this excellent poem by Dua Saleh, performing at Button Poetry Live, November 2016. If you’re in the Twin Cities, don’t miss the next Button Poetry Live show, first… Continue Reading

Blythe Baird – “Relapse”

    Performing in Minneapolis. “I’ve considered myself to be recovered from my eating disorder for three years, but I still write about it in present tense.” Don’t miss this incredible poem by Blythe Baird, performing in Minneapolis. If you’re in the Twin Cities, don’t miss the next Button Poetry Live show, first Monday of… Continue Reading

Will Giles – “Choir” (Button Live)

    Performing at Button Poetry Live. “This is how I think song can be sharpened into a knife. Misery and memory just minor chords in the same chorus.” Don’t miss this incredible poem by Will Giles, performing at Button Poetry Live, September 2016. If you’re in the Twin Cities, don’t miss the next Button… Continue Reading

Joseph Capehart – “America Diss Track” (Button Live)

    Performing at Button Poetry Live. “America, I didn’t wanna have to do this, but you left me with no other options.” Don’t miss this fantastic performance by Joseph Capehart, performing at Button Poetry Live, December 2016. If you’re in the Twin Cities, don’t miss the next Button Poetry Live show, first Monday of… Continue Reading

Sam Rush – “Body, Infinitive” (Button Live)

    Performing at Button Poetry Live. “I wasn’t born into the wrong body, I was born into the right lesson; on taking back what’s yours and giving it a new name.” Don’t miss this fantastic poem by Sam Rush, featuring at Button Poetry Live, December 2016. If you’re in the Twin Cities, don’t miss… Continue Reading

Amanda Pressman – “Pepper Spray” (Southern Fried 2016)

  Performing at Southern Fried 2016. “We can’t pretend that weapons will protect us from the people we convince ourselves we can trust.” Don’t miss this amazing poem from Amanda Pressman, performing at the 2016 Southern Fried Poetry Slam in Greensboro, NC. Support Button on Patreon so we can continue to broadcast these amazing poets!… Continue Reading

Kevin Yang – “Fourth” (Button Live)

    Performing at Button Poetry Live. “Money will not save us. Imitation will not save us. Our silence will not save us.” Don’t miss this incredible poem by Kevin Yang, performing at Button Poetry Live, December 2016. If you’re in the Twin Cities, don’t miss the next Button Poetry Live show, first Monday of… Continue Reading