Sierra DeMulder – “Chai & Whiskey”

Performing at honey in Minneapolis.

“This must be real love, I said in the
more poetic draft of my life.”

Don’t miss this great poem from Sierra DeMulder, performing in Minneapolis. Check out a special deal on Sierra’s books, only available here.

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Anna Binkovitz – “Shaving My Pussy: A Play in Four Acts” (Button Live)

Performing at Button Poetry Live.

“Love is something I know best by watching it
wash down the drain.”

Don’t miss this incredible poem from Rachel Wiley, featuring at Button Poetry Live, April 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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Ajanae Dawkins – “Sestina for Black Badgers” (Rustbelt 2016)

Performing at Rustbelt 2016.

“And if that ain’t a magic trick – for the sun to die with us
daily and come back to watch again.”

Don’t miss this great poem from Ajanae Dawkins, performing during prelims at the 2016 Rustbelt Regional Poetry Slam in Columbus, Ohio. Support Button on Patreon so we can continue to broadcast these amazing poets!
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Ebony Stewart – “Hairitage” (Southern Fried)

Performing at Southern Fried 2016.

“She makes a knot and says, ‘This is a fist,
for whenever you are weak you are also strong’.”

Don’t miss this great poem from Ebony Stewart, performing at the 2016 Southern Fried Poetry Slam in Greensboro, NC. Support Button on Patreon so we can continue to broadcast these amazing poets!
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Riley Zahn – “Ode to Flannel” (Button Live)

Featuring at Button Poetry Live.

“Because when somebody saves you, you do the same for them.”

Don’t miss this lovely poem from Riley Zahn, featuring at Button Poetry Live, October 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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Jay Ward – “Get Free” (Southern Fried)

Performing at Southern Fried 2016.

“You don’t think I wanted to run? Didn’t try?
Didn’t bury my dreams? Hope is enough water to drown in.”

Don’t miss this great poem from Jay Ward, performing at the 2016 Southern Fried Poetry Slam in Greensboro, NC. Support Button on Patreon so we can continue to broadcast these amazing poets!
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Charlotte Abotsi – “On Why I Never Stopped Bleeding” (WOWPS 2016)

Performing at WOWPS 2016.

“Perhaps I have exhausted all tears and I only
know how to bleed.”

Don’t miss this amazing poem from Charlotte Abotsi, performing at the 2016 Women of the World Poetry Slam in Brooklyn, NY.
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Khamal Iwuanyanwu, Sarina Morales, and Vanessa Tahay – “Standing In Between”

Performing at the Get Lit Classic Slam.

“They blame us for taking away jobs that no one wants,
for risking our lives to make theirs more convenient.”

Don’t miss this necessary poem from Khamal Iwuanyanwu, Sarina Morales, and Vanessa Tahay, performing during the finals of the Get Lit Words Ignite Classic Slam, the largest youth poetry tournament in Southern California. Order Get Lit Rising today at simonandschuster.com, and join the #LiteraryRiot at getlit.org.
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Guante – “Action” (Button Live)

Featuring at Button Poetry Live.

“The way you talk about her, the way you treat her…
Your hands are getting too big for your heart.”

Don’t miss this stunning poem from Guante, spotlight featuring at Button Poetry Live, October 2016. Check out this poem and more in Guante’s book, A Love Song, A Death Rattle, A Battle Cry.

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Rachel Wiley – “Gorgon” (Button Live)

Featuring at Button Poetry Live.

“Is it so much easier to make us monsters
than to simply make us dresses?”

Don’t miss this incredible poem from Rachel Wiley, featuring at Button Poetry Live, October 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.

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including Button t-shirts in both female and unisex cuts, and books and more by many of your favorite Button artists.