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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 downtown Saint Paul.

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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

Eric Sirota – “No Guns Inside”

  Performing at Great Plains 2016. “My daily life is the cleanest argument for gun control.” Don’t miss this great poem from Eric Sirota, performing at the 2016 Great Plains Poetry Pile-Up in Lincoln, NE. Support Button on Patreon so we can continue to broadcast these amazing poets! While you’re here, head over to the… Continue Reading

Rachel Wiley – “Paper Babies” (Button Live)

    Performing at Button Poetry Live. “They don’t make Hallmark cards for your first pregnancy scare.” Don’t miss this fantastic poem from Rachel Wiley, performing at Button Poetry Live, July 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.… Continue Reading

RJ Walker – “Grandpa Millenial”

    Performing at the Great Plains Poetry Pile-Up “The desire to die can be an addicting drug, but the will to live can be a euphoric struggle.” Don’t miss this incredible poem from RJ Walker, performing at the Great Plains Poetry Pile-Up in Lincoln, NE. Support Button on Patreon so we can continue to… Continue Reading

Real T@lk – “Connected, PT 3” (Button Live)

    Performing at Button Poetry Live. “What’s the price of a black life in Florida?” Don’t miss this incredible poem from Real T@lk, 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 in downtown Saint Paul. While you’re here,… Continue Reading