Ariana Brown – “For the Black Kids in my 8th Grade Spanish Class”

Performing at SAY Sí

“There we were, filling the space with the sound of us.”

Don’t miss this stellar poem from Ariana Brown, performing at SAY Sí in San Antonio, TX during AWP 2020.

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 & Javon Johnson!

Javon Johnson – “A Lesson in Proper Sentence Construction”

Button Poetry Live

“Writing is a process where you place sentences in a sequence.”

Don’t miss this incredible 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 Bianca Phipps & Rachel Wiley!

Usman Hameedi – “Time Has Moved”

Individual World Poetry Slam 2019

“What is patriotism to a body that is never enough for their country?”

Don’t miss this powerful poem from Usman Hameedi, performing at the Individual World Poetry Slam in 2019 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 & Javon Johnson!

Gabrielle Sorge – “What Are You?”

Rustbelt 2019

“Swallow the pride you were raised to carry always because pride implies that you wish to educate, and you don’t.”

Don’t miss this amazing poem from Gabrielle Sorge, performed at Rustbelt 2019 in Kansas City, 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 & Javon Johnson!

Phil Kaye – “Coccinellidae”

McNally Jackson Books.

“The tiny predator thinks not of history, only survival.”

Don’t miss this beautiful poem from Phil Kaye, performing at McNally Jackson Books in Brooklyn, NY.

Get your copy of Phil’s debut book, DATE & TIME, 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 & Javon Johnson!

Akeemjamal Rollins – “The Audacity of Depression” (Button Live)

Performing at Button Poetry Live

“You think my life to be your sweet at the end of a sad meal.”

Don’t miss this powerful 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, Raych Jackson, & our newest releases from Rudy Francisco & Javon Johnson!