Desireé Dallagiacomo – “Origin Story”

Featuring at Icehouse.

“Twenty-eight years later and everyone still wants him for his scars. The five on his stomach from a celly in San Quentin, a toothbrush chiseled to a shiv.”

Don’t miss this heart-wrenching 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, Andrea Gibson, Blythe Baird, Desireé Dallagiacomo, & our newest release from Dave Harris!

Angelica Maria Aguilera – “Steps on Burying the American Flag (acc. to American Disposal Services)”

Performing at Button Poetry Live.

“Do you look at the rows of flags ever, and see only an assembly line?”

Don’t miss this incredible poem from Angelica Maria Aguilera, 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, Andrea Gibson, Blythe Baird, Desireé Dallagiacomo, & our newest release from Dave Harris!

K McClendon – “Zoo”

Performing at Icehouse.

“What makes a woman a woman? Is it a man’s confirmation? Is it his hands outstretched taking everything that isn’t his?”

Don’t miss this heartfelt poem from K McClendon, 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, Andrea Gibson, Blythe Baird, Desireé Dallagiacomo, & our newest release from Dave Harris!

James Hartzer – “Spider-Man Socks”

Performing at Icehouse.

“Who are they to say he cannot be himself in new skin? Who are they to smear his new name under their feet?”

Don’t miss this phenomenal poem from James Hartzer, performing at Icehouse.

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Sabrina Benaim, Neil Hilborn, Andrea Gibson, Blythe Baird, Desireé Dallagiacomo, & our newest release from Dave Harris!

Rola Alasmar – “In Defense of Being Like Other Girls”

Performing at Macalester College.

“When he tells you he likes a girl who can eat, you feign a smile and wonder when eating became a defining personality trait of yours.”

Don’t miss this incredible poem from Rola Alasmar, performing at Macalester College in St.Paul.

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Sabrina Benaim, Neil Hilborn, Andrea Gibson, Blythe Baird, Desireé Dallagiacomo, & our newest release from Dave Harris!

Anthony McPherson – “If We Must Be Americans”

Performing at Rustbelt 2018.

“You cannot thank Rosa Parks for sitting down, then tell Kaepernick to stand up.”

Don’t miss this moving poem from Anthony McPherson, performing at the 2018 Rustbelt Poetry Festival in Detroit, MI.

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Sabrina Benaim, Neil Hilborn, Andrea Gibson, Blythe Baird, Desireé Dallagiacomo, & our newest release from Dave Harris!

Crystal Valentine – “Ode to Cardi B” (Button Live)

Featuring at Button Poetry Live.

“Ode to the Bronx girls. To the girls who get buried while still screaming.”

Don’t miss this incredible poem from Crystal Valentine, featuring 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, Andrea Gibson, Blythe Baird, Desireé Dallagiacomo, & our newest release from Dave Harris!

Dave Harris – “Shark Week”

Featuring at Honey.

“It’s called Shark Week. Really just a time to watch things die in their mouths.”

Don’t miss this powerful poem from Dave Harris, featuring at Honey in Minneapolis, MN.

Dave’s debut book, PATRICIDE, is now available to order!

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While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Neil Hilborn, Phil Kaye, Andrea Gibson, Blythe Baird, & our newest release from Desireé Dallagiacomo!

Summer Durant – “Same”

Performing at Rustbelt 2018.

“I think it’s regrettable that we need to see ourselves in someone before we care about their struggle.”

Don’t miss this incredible poem from Summer Durant, performing at the 2018 Rustbelt Poetry Festival in Detroit, MI.

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Sabrina Benaim, Neil Hilborn, Andrea Gibson, Blythe Baird, Desireé Dallagiacomo, & our newest release from Dave Harris!

Andrea Gibson – “Good Light”

Featuring at The Fine Line.

“Come love, make me better than I was. Come teach me a kinder way to say my own name.”

Don’t miss this amazing poem from Andrea Gibson, featuring at Fine Line in Minneapolis, MN.

Make sure to check out Andrea’s book, LORD OF THE BUTTERFLIES, 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, Andrea Gibson, Blythe Baird, Desireé Dallagiacomo, & our newest release from Dave Harris!