Denice Frohman – “A Queer Girl’s Ode to the Piragüero”

Performing at Button Poetry Live.

“Praise everything we build under the table: the underworld of workers and wielders, America’s thumping baseline, the chorus of a country.”

Don’t miss this amazing poem from Denice Frohman, 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!

Zack Lesmeister – “Ode to My Father”

Performing at Button Poetry Live.

“I’m 18 years old and still afraid of the dark. My therapist said it’s normal for kids to be afraid of the dark.”

Don’t miss this incredible poem from Zack Lesmeister, 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!

Blythe Baird – “I Don’t Have to Forgive You”

Featuring at Icehouse.

“You can’t say no to a question you were never asked.”

Don’t miss this phenomenal poem from Blythe Baird, featuring at Icehouse in Minneapolis.

Blythe’s book, IF MY BODY COULD SPEAK, is 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!

Sy – “On Being Short and Hairy and Loud and Jewish” (Button Live)

Performing at Button Poetry Live.

“If you hunt with a blindfold on you never have to face the dead.”

Don’t miss this entertaining poem from Sy, 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!

Malachi Maisha – “Detroiter”

Performing at Rustbelt 2017.

“Detroit is a jungle full of roaring lions who still call it home because it is, because it’s all we know.”

Don’t miss this magnificent poem from Malachi Maisha, performing at the 2017 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!

Golden – “And I Will Always Be Your Mother”

Performing at Rustbelt 2018.

“Don’t forget my fist is stronger than any bullet.”

Don’t miss this heart-wrenching poem from Golden, 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 – “For the Days I Stop Wanting a Body”

Featuring at The Fine Line.

“Imagine, when a human dies, the soul misses the body, actually grieves the loss of its hands and all they could hold.”

Don’t miss this phenomenal 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!