Mallory Everhart – “Betrayal”

Performing at Great Plains 2016.

“The saddest part about betrayal is it never
comes from your enemies.”

Don’t miss this amazing poem from Mallory Everhart, performing at the 2016 Great Plains Poetry Pile-Up in Lincoln, NE. Support Button on Patreon so we can continue to broadcast these great poets!
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Cassidy Foust – “Ghostbusters (is so gay…)”

Performing at Button Poetry Live.

“For once I want to walk into a theater and see my reflection,
not a row of funhouse mirrors.”

Don’t miss this awesome poem from Cassidy Foust, performing at Button Poetry Live. 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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Alyesha Wise – “Dour”

Performing at Art Share LA

“I don’t feel like fucking smiling. Who the fuck always smiles
when they are the fuck alone?”

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Bernard Ferguson – “Message (after Khary Jackson)”

Performing at Great Plains 2016.

“I think that man was born whole, but for all this time I have been the piece that completes him.”

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Will Giles – “Zombies (Made in America)”

Featuring at Button Poetry Live.

“Fears made into fairy tales always sell so well.”

Don’t miss this powerful poem from Will Giles, featuring at Button Poetry Live, September 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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Hannah Dains – “Enough” (Get Lit)

Performing at the Get Lit Classic Slam.

“The most beautiful thing you could possibly be
doing is staying alive.”

Don’t miss this uplifting poem from Hannah Dains, 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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Hasani Harris – “Dancing in Solidarity” (Button Live)

Performing at Button Poetry Live.

“When your body matches the music of someone else’s rhythm, it is
a miracle. You are something larger than yourself.”

Don’t miss this great poem from Hasani Harris, performing at Button Poetry Live. 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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Adina Burke – “Burden” (Button Live)

Performing at Button Poetry Live.

“It isn’t long however before I learn to answer to the word ‘burden’.
I am burden.”

Don’t miss this stunning poem from Adina Burke, performing at Button Poetry Live. 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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Roscoe Burnems – “Lady at the Counter” (Southern Fried)

Performing at Southern Fried 2016.

“I was there for my daughter’s first word, first step, first fall,
and I’ll be there to catch the rest of them.”

Don’t miss this powerful poem from Roscoe Burnems, 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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