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Natalie Choi – “7 Politically Correct Cat Calls as Told by a Poet”

  Performing at the Get Lit Classic Slam. “Hey girl, I’ve got a good relationship with my momma and I’m looking for a serious commitment.” Don’t miss this fantastic poem from Natalie Choi, performing during the semi-finals of the Get Lit Words Ignite Classic Slam, the largest youth poetry tournament in Southern California. Order Get… Continue Reading

Yumi Mun Kim – “그릇 (The Bowl)”

    2016 Button Poetry Video Contest. “I am only just a bowl, filling myself with others’ burdens.” Don’t miss this beautiful poem by Yumi Mun Kim, featured contestant in the 2016 Button Poetry Video Contest. Want to have your video featured on Button Poetry? Video submissions run August 1st – September 15th! While you’re… Continue Reading

In-Depth Look: Bianca Phipps – “Stay With Me”

  In-Depth Look: Bianca Phipps – “Stay With Me”   Appreciating poetry is often about patience: sitting with a poem, meditating on it, and re-reading it multiple times. With spoken word, we don’t always get a chance to do that. This series is about taking that chance, and diving a little deeper into some of… Continue Reading

Best of Button Week 130

Best of Button Week 130

    “I suppose we wear our traumas the way the guillotine wears gravity; our lovers’ necks are so soft.” Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button playlist, featuring the top-viewed recent videos on the Button YouTube Channel. Today’s additions: Andrea Gibson and Reagan Myers. Congratulations poets! Want to have your video featured on Button… Continue Reading

Jared Singer – “Fat Man Dancing” (Button Live)

    Featuring at Button Poetry Live. “When a body my size begins moving in a direction, it tends to stay moving in that direction.” Don’t miss this stunning poem by Jared Singer, featuring at Button Poetry Live. If you’re in the Twin Cities, don’t miss the next Button Poetry Live show, first Monday of… Continue Reading

Grace Akon – “Ding Dong Ditch” (Button Live)

    Performing at Button Poetry Live. “The difference between my skin and your uniform is that you get to take it off.” Don’t miss this stunning poem by Grace Akon, performing at Button Poetry Live. If you’re in the Twin Cities, don’t miss the next Button Poetry Live show, first Monday of every month… Continue Reading

Best of Button Week 129

Best of Button Week 129

    “memory taps a gun to your inner skull & demands you bring back the dead” Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button playlist, featuring the top-viewed recent videos on the Button YouTube Channel. Today’s additions: Sabrina Benaim, Donte Collins, and Corbin Louis. Congratulations poets! Wait no more! Sabrina Benaim’s debut book, Depression &… Continue Reading