Melania-Luisa Marte – “Unrequited Love in Three Parts”

Performing at Button Poetry Live

“You are something worth wanting. You are worthy of wanting to be wanted.”

Don’t miss this lovely poem from Melania-Luisa Marte, performing at Park Square Theatre in Saint Paul, MN.

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, Azura Tyabji & Jackson Neal, and our newest release from Akosua Zimba Afiriyie-Hwedie!

Jackson Neal – “Self Portrait: Danny Phantom”

Performed by Jackson Neal

“I enter the portal young, unfamiliar with love or what it looks like.”

Don’t miss this compelling poem from Jackson Neal. Order your copy of Jackson Neal & Azura Tyabji’s NEW book, DEAR AZULA, I HAVE A CRUSH ON DANNY PHANTOM.

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

Zora Howard and Joshua Bennett – “Still Life with Police Sirens”

Filmed by The Strivers Row

“Never let them know what you think of them.”

Don’t miss this powerful poem from Zora Howard and Joshua Bennett, filmed by 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, Ollie Schminkey, & our newest release from Akosua Zimba Afiriyie-Hwedie!

Natalie Kaplan – “Earwigs”

Performing at Button Poetry Live

“Once my partner was in the hospital and I was trapped in the waiting room.”

Don’t miss this great poem from Natalie Kaplan, performing at Park Square Theatre in Saint Paul, MN.

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 Ollie Schminkey, Jackson Neal & Azura Tyabji!

Ollie Schminkey – “Ode to my Vagina”

Performing at Icehouse

“Trans people aren’t supposed to love their bodies, right? We’re supposed to be the same tragic story.”

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

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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 Kevin Kantor, Jackson Neal & Azura Tyabji!

Akeemjamal Rollins – “Scenarios in Which I Do Not Die”

Performing at Button Poetry Live

“We just want to sit in someone’s heart forever.”

Don’t miss this stunning poem from Akeemjamal Rollins, 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, Michael Lee, Blythe Baird, Rudy Francisco, & our newest releases from Kevin Kantor, Jackson Neal & Azura Tyabji!

Rachel Wiley – “In Which Two Women Go Over a Cliff and Retell to Live About It”

Performing at The AMP Room

“The women are everything they’ve spent their whole lives saving.”

Don’t miss this magnificent poem from Rachel Wiley, performing at The AMP Room in San Antonio, TX.

Get your copy of Rachel’s book, FAT GIRL FINISHING SCHOOL, 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 Ollie Schminkey, Jackson Neal & Azura Tyabji!