Eric Sirota – “The Lion King & The Foreclosure Crisis”

Performing at Hamline University

“This is the foreclosure crisis as explained by the first 80 minutes of Disney’s The Lion King.”

Don’t miss this fantastic poem from Eric Sirota, performing at Hamline University in St. Paul, MN.

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Xach Blunt – “Long Division”

Performing at IWPS 2019

“How many times can numerator fit into denominator, claiming it stands for equality?”

Don’t miss this incredible poem from Xach Blunt, performing at IWPS 2019 in San Diego, CA.

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Ephraim Nehemiah – “This Time, When the Officer Says I Will Light You Up”

Performing at Rustbelt 2019

“Alternate universe where our poems ain’t the tragedy to escape from but the salvation I have been looking for.”

Don’t miss this amazing poem from Ephraim Nehemiah, performing at Rustbelt 2019 in St. Louis, MO.

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Meccamorphosis – “Petty”

Performing at Rustbelt 2019

“Honestly, what can I do when roasting be my favorite form of poetry and poetry be my favorite form of healing and healing is something I can’t flower ’cause hate stays in my roots.”

Don’t miss this incredible poem from Meccamorphosis, performing at Rustbelt 2019 in St. Louis, MO.

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Arvind Nandakumar – “Aspie Pisces” (Button Live)

Performing at Button Poetry Live

“Once I googled all the symptoms for autism and WebMD told me I could never feel empathy.”

Don’t miss this awesome poem from Arvind Nandakumar, performing at Button Poetry Live.

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Tu the Judoka – “Asian-American History X (after Franny Choi)”

Performing at Rustbelt 2019

“My dad used to tell me stories of Vietnam, post-1975. Says there are two versionsof every television show, but only one is broadcasted.”

Don’t miss this amazing poem from Tu the Judoka, performing at Rustbelt 2019 in St. Louis, MO.

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Usman Hameedi – “Dear TSA Agent”

Performing at IWPS 2019

“My existence has been suspicious activity. I am guilty by association. My appearance is a probable cause.”

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

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William Evans – “Battle of Versailles” (Button Live)

Performing at Button Poetry Live

“We, too, have wanted to be given a field and nothing but options.”

Don’t miss this great poem from William Evans, performing at Button Poetry Live. Make sure to grab a copy of William’s book, STILL CAN’T DO MY DAUGHTER’S HAIR.


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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 & Ollie Schminkey!