Ashlee Haze – “Shake What the Motherland Gave You” (Button Live)

Featuring at Button Poetry Live.

“I will not let you tell me that the Africa in my back is something that I should be ashamed of. I will not let you tell me that I should quiet these drums.”

Don’t miss this awesome poem from Ashlee Haze, featuring at Button Poetry Live.

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Shay Alexi, Ryan Jones, Nate Mask & Christina Schmitt – “A Soft Ass Poem”

2018 Button Poetry Video Contest.

“This is a soft ass poem, full of all the gentle tender things that make my insides feel all warm and fuzzy and shit.”

Don’t miss this fabulous poem by Shay Alexi, Ryan Jones, Nate Mask & Christina Schmitt, a runner-up in the 2018 Button Poetry Video Contest!

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Blythe Baird – “Theories About the Universe”

Featuring at Icehouse.

“Silly girl. She thinks this is what she wants, but she does not understand how it will hurt.”

Don’t miss this fantastic poem from Blythe Baird, featuring at Icehouse in Minneapolis.

Blythe’s newest 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, Melissa Lozada-Oliva, Neil Hilborn, Phil Kaye, & our newest release from Andrea Gibson!

Phil Kaye – “The Internet Speaks Back to the Author”

Featuring at Honey.

“I’ll never tell. You’re safe here, with me.”

Don’t miss this great poem from Phil Kaye, featuring at Honey in Minneapolis. Don’t miss Phil’s debut book, DATE & TIME, now available!


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Andrea Gibson – “Fight for Love”

Featuring at The Fine Line.

“Thank you for saying there’s no need to open our relationship because being with me is already like being with fifty impossible people.”

Don’t miss this phenomenal poem from Andrea Gibson, featuring at The Fine Line in Minneapolis, MN.

Make sure to check out Andrea’s book, LORD OF THE BUTTERFLIES, now available!


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Timmy Sutton – “Hands”

2017 Button Poetry Video Contest.

“Have you ever thought about what you’re supposed to do with your depression while walking?”

Don’t miss this beautiful poem by Timmy Sutton, featured contestant from the 2017 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, Rachel Wiley, Neil Hilborn, Phil Kaye, Andrea Gibson, & our newest release from Blythe Baird!