Gil Kazimirov – “Mom, I Have a Few Requests For You”

2016 Button Poetry Video Contest.

“If selfishness was one letter and not eleven, it would be the letter of a kid demanding his mom not to change.”

Don’t miss this awesome poem from Gil Kazimirov, featured contestant in the 2016 Button Poetry Video Contest. Come to Minneapolis, MN, June 2-3 for the 2017 Rustbelt Poetry Festival, hosted by Button Poetry! Tickets are now available!

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out all our books and merch, including books by Neil Hilborn, Danez Smith, Hanif Abdurraqib, Jacqui Germain, Sam Sax, our newest release from Olivia Gatwood & more.