Mojdeh Stoakley – “Testimonies for Plea Deals”

Button Poetry Live

“Make me delicate and brave. Make shelter of my hands to keep polluting words from my students’ gardens.”

Don’t miss this excellent poem from Mojdeh Stoakley, performing at Hamline University in St. Paul, MN.

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Sabrina Benaim, Neil Hilborn, Michael Lee, Blythe Baird, Raych Jackson, Azura Tyabji & Jackson Neal, and our newest release from Akosua Zimba Afiriyie-Hwedie!

Azura Tyabji – “I Have a Crush on Shego”

Performed by Azura Tyabji

“So glamorous, it almost doesn’t matter that no one seems to love you back.”

Don’t miss this compelling poem from Azura Tyabji. Order your copy of Azura Tyabji & Jackson Neal’s book, DEAR AZULA, I HAVE A CRUSH ON DANNY PHANTOM.

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Sabrina Benaim, Rudy Francisco, Michael Lee, Blythe Baird, Raych Jackson, & our newest releases from Kevin Kantor & Ollie Schminkey!

K McClendon – “Detroitish”

Performing at Icehouse

“It must be nice to move into a downtown without asking why the last family left.”

Don’t miss this great poem from K McClendon, performing at Icehouse in Minneapolis, MN.

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Sabrina Benaim, Neil Hilborn, Michael Lee, Blythe Baird, Raych Jackson, Azura Tyabji & Jackson Neal, and our newest release from Akosua Zimba Afiriyie-Hwedie!

Adam Falkner – “Men’s Ten-Meter, London Olympics”

Performing at Icehouse

“This is the first of many summers in my twenties where I defend the male body to my family as a trial.”

Don’t miss this superb poem from Adam Falkner, performing at Icehouse in Minneapolis, MN.

Adam’s incredible book, THE WILLIES, is now available!

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While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Sabrina Benaim, Neil Hilborn, Michael Lee, Blythe Baird, Raych Jackson, Azura Tyabji & Jackson Neal, and our newest release from Akosua Zimba Afiriyie-Hwedie!

LaTasha Archie – “Ain’t I God?”

Performing at Rustbelt 2019

“When I am not there for your consumption, I still exist.”

Don’t miss this moving poem from LaTasha Archie, performing at Rustbelt 2019 in St. Louis, MO.

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Sabrina Benaim, Neil Hilborn, Michael Lee, Blythe Baird, Raych Jackson, Azura Tyabji & Jackson Neal, and our newest release from Akosua Zimba Afiriyie-Hwedie!

Rudy Francisco – “Complainers”

Performing at Button Poetry Live

“Tragedy and silence have the exact same address.”

Don’t miss this stunning poem from Rudy Francisco, performing at Button Poetry Live.

The gorgeous re-release of Rudy’s Helium, is now available!

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Sabrina Benaim, Neil Hilborn, Michael Lee, Blythe Baird, Raych Jackson, Azura Tyabji & Jackson Neal, and our newest release from Akosua Zimba Afiriyie-Hwedie!

Nora Cooper – “As Small As That”

Performing at IWPS 2019

“Think how much damage you could cause just by not knowing; if you just didn’t think to ask.”

Don’t miss this excellent poem from Nora Cooper, performing at IWPS 2019 in San Diego, CA.

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Sabrina Benaim, Neil Hilborn, Michael Lee, Blythe Baird, Raych Jackson, Azura Tyabji & Jackson Neal, and our newest release from Akosua Zimba Afiriyie-Hwedie!

Carvens Lissaint – “Beauty Part 3 (Inspired by Mega)”

Filmed by The Strivers Row

“I learned how to love my weakness. I wear my insecurities like a good suit to a job interview.”

Don’t miss this powerful poem from Carvens Lissaint, filmed by The Strivers Row.

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Sabrina Benaim, Neil Hilborn, Michael Lee, Blythe Baird, Raych Jackson, Azura Tyabji & Jackson Neal, & our newest release from Akosua Zimba Afiriyie-Hwedie!

Sierra DeMulder – “Gardener’s Daughter”

Performing at Camp Bar.

“Perfect isn’t where we’re from and we wouldn’t like it there anyway.”

Don’t miss this amazing poem from Sierra DeMulder, performing at Camp Bar in St.Paul.

Sierra’s book, WE SLEPT HERE, is now available!

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While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Sabrina Benaim, Neil Hilborn, Michael Lee, Blythe Baird, Raych Jackson, Azura Tyabji & Jackson Neal, and our newest release from Akosua Zimba Afiriyie-Hwedie!