Desireé Dallagiacomo – “The Small, Breakable Nature of Gods”

Featuring at Icehouse.

“I do not know what children with fathers dream about, what they long for if not for someone with their same face to tuck them in at night. What do they think of with all that time on their hands?”

Don’t miss this phenomenal poem from Desireé Dallagiacomo, featuring at Icehouse in Minneapolis, MN.

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Franny Choi – “Introduction to Quantum Theory” (Button Live)

Featuring at Button Poetry Live.

“I could tell you about the many universes in which bad things happen to people other than the people you love.”

Don’t miss this amazing poem from Franny Choi, featuring 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, Phil Kaye, Andrea Gibson, Blythe Baird, & our newest release from Desireé Dallagiacomo!

Sana Mayat – “America, I Am Your Mozlem”

2018 Button Poetry Video Contest.

“Sometimes, I just want to be Muslim without feeling like that’s something brave, because sometimes I don’t want to be brave.”

Don’t miss this incredible poem by Sana Mayat, a selection from the 2018 Button Poetry Video Contest!

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Sabrina Benaim, Neil Hilborn, Phil Kaye, Andrea Gibson, Blythe Baird, & our newest release from Desireé Dallagiacomo!

Blythe Baird – “Taxidermy”

Featuring at Icehouse.

“I learned love as taxidermy, the careful art of keeping alive a dead thing.”

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, Phil Kaye, Andrea Gibson, Blythe Baird, & our newest release from Desireé Dallagiacomo!

Buddy Wakefield – “A Choir of Honest Killers” (Get Lit)

Featuring at the 2018 Get Lit Classic Slam.

“There’s a good chance I’m a bad person; trying to do something right.”

Don’t miss this magnificent poem from Buddy Wakefield, performing during the 2018 Get Lit Words Ignite Classic Slam, the largest youth poetry tournament in Southern California. Order Get Lit Rising today at simonandschuster.com, and join the #LiteraryRiot at getlit.org.

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Sabrina Benaim, Neil Hilborn, Phil Kaye, Andrea Gibson, Blythe Baird, & our newest release from Desireé Dallagiacomo!