Melissa Lozada-Oliva – “I’m So Ready (after Ariana Reines)”


Featuring at Icehouse in Minneapolis.

“I’ve been waiting for my hair to get longer, for it to get so long I can measure the distance between the last time I saw you and the first time I thought I saw your ghost.”

Don’t miss this marvelous poem from Melissa Lozada-Oliva, featuring at her book release party at Icehouse in Minneapolis. Make sure to check out Melissa’s incredible book, PELUDA.


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

Andy Warner – “A Love Letter To My Best Friend”

2017 Button Poetry Video Contest.

“Bipolar disorder is less like a coin, it’s less like two-face, it’s more like the middle of a traffic light at two am. It is less stop and go, more like slow. Like sometimes.”

Don’t miss this wonderful poem by Andy Warner, featured contestant in the 2017 Button Poetry Video Contest!

Stay tuned for more information about our 2018 Video Contest!

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Donte Collins, Sabrina Benaim, Melissa Lozada-Oliva, Rudy Francisco, & our newest release from Neil Hilborn!

Phil Kaye – “Before the Internet”


Featuring at Honey.

“At nine years old I transform into things I’ve never been before: an astronaut floating in space, a hummingbird buzzing in place, a beam of August light, floating through the leaves.”

Don’t miss this amazing poem from Phil Kaye, featuring at Honey in Minneapolis.

Keep an eye out for Phil’s debut book, DATE & TIME, dropping on the Button press Fall 2018! Pre-order now available!


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While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, Hanif Abdurraqib, Donte Collins, Melissa Lozada-Oliva, Rachel Wiley, & our newest release from Neil Hilborn!

Rachel Wiley – “My Whiteness Hits On Me In A Bar”


Featuring at Icehouse.
“You’re welcome for those eyes like your mother’s stolen sapphires when you could’ve had your father’s mud puddles.”
Don’t miss this wonderful poem from Rachel Wiley, featuring at her book release party at Icehouse in Minneapolis.


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Bao Phi – “Rolling Through a Four-Way” (Button Live)


Featuring at Button Poetry Live.

“Do I make myself as small of target as possible, as my people have learned to do in this country? Will it save me?”

Don’t miss this phenomenal poem from Bao Phi, featuring at Button Poetry Live.

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, Hanif Abdurraqib, Donte Collins, Melissa Lozada-Oliva, Rachel Wiley, & our newest release from Neil Hilborn!