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Dave Harris – “Sweet Tea” (100K Views!)

Dave Harris – “Sweet Tea” (100K Views!)

 

 

“The laws may have died but racism still flaps its wings here.”

 

Congratulations to Dave on topping 100,000 views on this beautiful poem. Check out more from Dave here and here.



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Sam Rush – “Wisdom Teeth” (Button Live)

    Performing at Button Poetry Live. “What is written beneath our skin does not always fit inside our mouths.” 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 the next Button Poetry Live show, first Monday of every month in… Continue Reading

Donte Collins – “Old Rondo” (Button Live)

    Performing at Button Poetry Live. “Before they built that freeway, there was a colony of houses, lined up like heritage on an auction block about to meet their god.” Don’t miss this excellent poem by Donte Collins, performing at Button Poetry Live, March 2017. If you’re in the Twin Cities, don’t miss the… Continue Reading

Bernard Ferguson – “3 Poems on Resistance”

    Performing at Button Poetry Live. “The sharpest blade I have is where I place my body.” Don’t miss this excellent poem from Bernard Ferguson, featuring at Button Poetry Live, March 2017. If you’re in the Twin Cities, don’t miss the next Button Poetry Live show, first Monday of every month in downtown Saint… Continue Reading

Best of Button Week 106

Best of Button Week 106

      “My self-esteem is a helium balloon that’s been in the hospital room of my dying convictions for just a little too long.” Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button playlist, featuring the top-viewed recent videos on the Button YouTube Channel. Today’s additions: Michael Szynal & RJ Walker. Congratulations poets! While you’re here… Continue Reading