Joshua Bennet – “Say it, Sing it as The Spirit Leads (after Vievee Francis)”

Filmed by The Strivers Row

“We are not always broken, even when we are.”

Don’t miss this powerful poem from Joshua Bennet, 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, & our newest releases from Rudy Francisco & Javon Johnson!

Melania-Luisa Marte – “Wicked Love” (Button Live)

Performing at Button Poetry Live

“You think you can survive me at my worst, and maybe you can.”

Don’t miss this unbelievable 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 Rudy Francisco & Javon Johnson!

Chanel Gomaa – “White/Right?”

Individual World Poetry Slam 2019

“I have this lisp that likes to trip up my tongue sometimes.”

Don’t miss this fantastic poem from Chanel Gomaa, performing at the Individual World Poetry Slam in 2019 San Diego, CA.

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Rudy Francisco – “Seventeen”


Featuring at Button Poetry Live.

“We are blurry silhouettes against the backdrop of popular, often wearing our skin like a costume of someone we don’t feel comfortable pretending to be.”

Don’t miss this incredible poem from Rudy Francisco, featuring at Button Poetry Live. Order your copy of Rudy’s NEW book, I’LL FLY AWAY.


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While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, Olivia Gatwood, Donte Collins, Sabrina Benaim, Rachel Wiley, & our newest release from Javon Johnson!

Crystal Valentine – “The Wig Itches my Scalp Like a Ringworm” (Button Live)

Button Live

“I imagine a scenario in which I do not compare myself to flawed objects.”

Don’t miss this amazing poem from Crystal Valentine, 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 Rudy Francisco & Javon Johnson!

Joshua Bennet & Carvens Lissaint – “How to Win a Fight”

The Strivers Row

“I will trade my life for yours, this breath is all I have to give.”

Don’t miss this amazing poem from Joshua Bennet & 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, & our newest releases from Rudy Francisco & Javon Johnson!

Joshua Bennet & Carvens Lissaint – “How to Win a Fight” (Button Live)

The Strivers Row

“I will trade my life for yours, this breath is all I have to give.”

Don’t miss this amazing poem from Joshua Bennet & 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, & our newest releases from Rudy Francisco & Javon Johnson!

Ebony Stewart – “Young, Gifted & Black” (Button Live)

Button Poetry Live

“My name is how easy it is to misplace the truth, to strip me of all this mighty.”

Don’t miss this great poem from Ebony Stewart, 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 Rudy Francisco & Javon Johnson!