Melania-Luisa Marte – “Ode To Amara La Negra” (Button Live)

Performing at Button Poetry Live.

“Ode to the telling of stories that always go unwritten. To the families whose sacrifices always go unnoticed.”

Don’t miss this fantastic poem from Melania-Luisa Marte, performing at Button Poetry Live.

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, & our newest releases from Jared Singer & Porsha Olayiwola!

Porsha Olayiwola – “Finding a Black Queer Woman Love”

Featuring at Icehouse.

“I will be alone forever then and how long is infinity? Does it measure itself in memories or moments?”

Don’t miss this incredible poem from Porsha Olayiwola, featuring at their book release show at Icehouse in Minneapolis, MN.

Get your copy of Porsha’s debut book, I SHIMMER SOMETIMES, TOO, now available to order!

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Desireé Dallagiacomo – “Everything to Call Him before ‘Rapist'”

Featuring at Icehouse.

“The split of a pelvis. Sandpaper between legs. Wishbone snap. Ignored friend request but never deleted. Secret qualifier.”

Don’t miss this powerful poem from Desireé Dallagiacomo, featuring at Icehouse in Minneapolis, MN.

Desireé’s book, SINK, is now available to order! Get your copy now!

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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, & our newest releases from Jared Singer & Porsha Olayiwola!

Kofi Dadzie – “Autopsy of a Name” (Button Live)

Performing at Button Poetry Live.

“We were born with no names, just the sounds our country embedded on our tongues.”

Don’t miss this deep poem from Kofi Dadzie, performing at Button Poetry Live.

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, & our newest releases from Jared Singer & Porsha Olayiwola!

George Abraham – “Apology”

Performing at New Hampshire Institute of Art.

“Light me on fire, strip my God from my breath, watch as I dance amidst the flames.”

Don’t miss this awesome poem from George Abraham, performing at New Hampshire Institute of Art.

Get your copy of George Abraham debut book, BIRTHRIGHT, now available to order!

Brenna Twohy – “I am Not Clinically Crazy Anymore // When the Crazy Came Back”

Featuring at Honey.

“This body knows fear, like a front porch knows welcome. It is always coming home.”

Don’t miss this incredible poem from Brenna Twohy, featuring at Honey in Minneapolis.

Brenna’s book, SWALLOWTAIL, 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, & our newest releases from Jared Singer & Porsha Olayiwola!

Kevin Kantor – “Rewrites” (Button Live)

Performing at Button Poetry Live.

“Romeo and Juliet: but this time Juliet does not text back. Romeo embraces his bi-curiosity, he and Mercutio kiss…a lot, and no one advises a young girl to drink all of that Nyquil.”

Don’t miss this amazing poem from Kevin Kantor, performing at Button Poetry Live.

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, & our newest releases from Jared Singer & Porsha Olayiwola!

T. Miller – “You are Not a Firearm”

Performing at Icehouse.

“You are running into burning buildings, risking your life to save people who want you dead. You are the true definition of grace.”

Don’t miss this great poem from T. Miller, performing at Icehouse in Minneapolis.

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, & our newest releases from Jared Singer & Porsha Olayiwola!

Jared Singer – “An Autobiography” (Button Live)

Featuring at Button Poetry Live

“One day, she will leave him because feeling special isn’t as important as feeling loved.”

Don’t miss this unbelievable poem from Jared Singer, featuring at Button Poetry Live.

Grab your copy of Jared’s incredible book, FORGIVE YOURSELF THESE TINY ACTS OF SELF-DESTRUCTION , 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, & our newest releases from Jared Singer & Porsha Olayiwola!

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