Native Child – “Binti/Daughter”

Performed by Native Child

“Own your words. Choose them carefully one by one like lovers.”

Don’t miss this fantastic poem from Native Child, a Semi-Finalist from the 2020 Button Poetry video contest.

Check out the 2021 Button Poetry Chapbook Contest! Open November 15, 2021 – January 10, 2022. More info and full guidelines here!

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Ollie Schminkey – “Deer Season”

Performing at Icehouse

“It weighed more in death than it did while it was alive.”

Don’t miss this powerful poem from Ollie Schminkey, performing at Icehouse in Minneapolis, MN.

Ollie’s amazing book, DEAD DAD JOKES, is now available!

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Bhumika Billa – “Away From Home”

Performed by Bhumika Billa

“I’m standing a thousand miles away from home, reading about the ashes of a woman’s body.”

Don’t miss this stunning poem from Bhumika Billa, a Semi-Finalist from the 2020 Button Poetry video contest.

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Sierra DeMulder – “Autumn”

Performing at Icehouse

“I am in awe of this season, how every room in nature becomes a funeral.”

Don’t miss this powerful poem from Sierra DeMulder, performing at Icehouse in Minneapolis, MN.

Sierra’s book, WE SLEPT HERE, is now available!

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Check out the 2021 Button Poetry Chapbook Contest! Open November 15, 2021 – January 10, 2022. More info and full guidelines here!

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Joshua Bennett – “Transatlantic Love Manifesto”

Filmed by The Strivers Row

“Maybe wrinkles are just the ways that our bodies keep time.”

Don’t miss this lovely poem from Joshua Bennett, filmed by The Strivers Row.

Check out the 2021 Button Poetry Chapbook Contest! Open November 15, 2021 – January 10, 2022. More info and full guidelines here!

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Jane Belinda – “Golem”

Performing at WoWPS Finals 2020

“What is more human, and Jewish, than to die and remain a monument?”

Don’t miss this stunning poem from Jane Belinda, performing at WoWPS Finals 2020 in Dallas, TX.

Check out the 2021 Button Poetry Chapbook Contest! Open November 15, 2021 – January 10, 2022. More info and full guidelines here!

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Christopher Jean-Francois – “Anxiety”

Performed by Christopher Jean-Francois

“It’s loud and affecting us, but we try to deny it. We try to accept it. We manage. Somehow, we manage.”

Don’t miss this beautiful poem from Christopher Jean-Francois, a Semi-Finalist from the 2020 Button Poetry video contest.

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Guante & Fred again.. – “Kyle (I Found You)”

Music video by Guante and Fred again..

“In this smoking chaos, our shoulderblades kissed. I found you. I found you beautiful, I found you exploding, I found you.”

If you haven’t yet, check out this incredible music video from Guante and Fred again..!

Check out the 2021 Button Poetry Chapbook Contest! Open November 15, 2021 – January 10, 2022. More info and full guidelines here!

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Allison Determan – “An Ode to Summer Children”

Performed by Allison Determan

“An ode to summer children, who cartwheel and strike cross-your-heart deals under balmy stars.”

Don’t miss this beautiful poem from Allison Determan, a Semi-Finalist from the 2020 Button Poetry video contest.

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Adam Falkner – “The Pussy Don’t Bite”

Performing at Icehouse

“When she grabbed my hand and walked me across the cast party to the bathroom, I was sort of prepared for the best or the worst.”

Don’t miss this great poem from Adam Falkner, performing at Icehouse in Minneapolis, MN.

Adam’s award-winning book, The Willies is now available!

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