Rudy Francisco – “Climate Change”

Performed by Rudy Francisco.

“Sometimes, ‘I’m just wondering, at what point do we say this is also the environment?”

Don’t miss this amazing poem from Rudy Francisco. Order your copy of Rudy’s NEW book, I’LL FLY AWAY.

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

Gabriel Green – “In Defense of JR Smith”

Performing at IWPS 2019

“How many of you could awaken to the sound of your greatest failure being played on repeat, and in the face of amused pity and contempt, suit up for the next game?”

Don’t miss this powerful poem from Gabriel Green, performing at IWPS 2019 in San Diego, CA.

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Sabrina Benaim, Neil Hilborn, Michael Lee, Blythe Baird, Raych Jackson, & our newest releases from Rudy Francisco & Kevin Kantor!

Kevin Kantor – “A Poem About Air Guitar”

Performing at Button Poetry Live

“I guess my father could not afford to imagine me unmuted.”

Don’t miss this amazing poem from Kevin Kantor, performing at Button Poetry Live.

Kevin’s highly-anticipated debut book, PLEASE COME OFF BOOK, is now available!

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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, Michael Lee, Blythe Baird, Raych Jackson, & our newest releases from Rudy Francisco & Bianca Phipps!

Javon Johnson – “On Learning Freedom”

Performed by Javon Johnson

“The first time I slow danced with a girl was at a backyard party in South Central. It was a sweaty night and the air was too thick for anything but a slow song.”

Don’t miss this powerful poem from Javon Johnson.

Javon’s highly-anticipated debut book, AIN’T NEVER NOT BEEN BLACK, 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, Michael Lee, Blythe Baird, Raych Jackson, & our newest releases from Rudy Francisco & Kevin Kantor!

Alysia Harris and Zora Howard – “Sh*t I’m Not Creative Enough to Make Up”

Performing at The Strivers Row

“These stories aren’t novel. This skin won’t wear off.”

Don’t miss this incredible poem from Alysia Harris and Zora Howard, performing at The Strivers Row.

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Sabrina Benaim, Neil Hilborn, Michael Lee, Blythe Baird, Raych Jackson, & our newest releases from Rudy Francisco & Kevin Kantor!

Jason B. Crawford – “After Twerking in White Spaces (after Danez Smith)”

Performing at Rustbelt 2019

“I knew when the one girl said she learned to twerk from ‘Bring It On,’ it was time for me to go.”

Don’t miss this fantastic poem from Jason B. Crawford, performing at Rustbelt 2019 in St.Louis, MO.

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Sabrina Benaim, Neil Hilborn, Michael Lee, Blythe Baird, Raych Jackson, & our newest releases from Rudy Francisco & Kevin Kantor!