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William Evans – “It’s Tuesday and We Didn’t See Any New Shootings of Black People by Police…”

 

Featuring at Button Poetry Live.

“Maybe, my wife and I might actually get some alone time tonight, and by alone time, I mean neither of us will be too exhausted to do what gave us a daughter in the first place.”

Don’t miss this phenomenal poem from William Evans, featuring at Button Poetry Live.

Check out William’s book, STILL CAN’T DO MY DAUGHTER’S HAIR, now available!



While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Neil Hilborn, Olivia Gatwood, Hanif Abdurraqib, Donte Collins, Sabrina Benaim, Melissa Lozada-Oliva, William Evans, Guante, Rachel Wiley, & our newest release from Neil Hilborn!

 

Kristen Jewel – “Fire Drill” (Button Live)

    Performing at Button Poetry Live. “Sometimes the flame can be mistaken for warmth.” Don’t miss this great poem from Kristen Jewel, 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 every month in downtown Saint Paul. While you’re… Continue Reading

Mahogany L. Browne – “Pizzly” (Button Live)

  Featuring at Button Poetry Live. “Like we don’t know how it feel to have a heart melt like glaciers.” Don’t miss this excellent poem from Mahogany L. Browne, featuring at Button Poetry Live. Check out her powerful book here. If you’re in the Twin Cities, don’t miss the next Button Poetry Live show, first… Continue Reading

Eric S. – “Virginity, Lost”

  Performing at SlamMN! “I am no closer to making love… or not dry-heaving at the term ‘making love’.” Don’t miss this great poem from Eric S., performing at SlamMN! in Minneapolis. While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including Button t-shirts in both female and… Continue Reading

Dave Harris – “Why We Dance”

  Performing at CAMP Bar in Saint Paul. “It has taken me so long to say that I am proud to be black, to say it like it means something.” Don’t miss this excellent poem from Dave Harris, performing at the former Soap Boxing Poetry Slam, now Button Poetry Live. While you’re here, head over… Continue Reading

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