Pranoy Biswas – “Fingerprints”

2019 Video Contest

“It is said, a good cup of tea can stop time for awhile. Ma knows how to stop time, every Sunday morning.”

Don’t miss this spine-tingling poem from Pranoy Biswas, a submission from the 2019 Video Contest.

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Brandon Leake – “BMH”

Performing at IWPS 2019.

“They’ve claimed me mentally unfit, determined I have what they call psychosis, the diagnosis deemed deadly to my own accord.”

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

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Pages Matam – “Immigration & Customs Entemophobia – On Sight!” (Button Live)

Button Live

“In 2010, I was detained because my colorful passport made me a toxic beauty.”

Don’t miss this powerful poem from Pages Matam, 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 Omar Holmon & Rachel Wiley!

Timmy Sutton – “Guac” (Button Live)

Button Live

“Sometimes you just need someone to hold your hand and remind you you’re beautiful and worth someone thinking you’re worth something.”

Don’t miss this great poem from Timmy Sutton, 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 Omar Holmon & Rachel Wiley!

Troy Osaki – “When Startled By Ambush Wild Boar Will Flee For The Mountains”

2019 Video Contest

“A bullet can rip holes through my people, and still, it cannot tear our movement apart.”

Don’t miss this incredible poem from Troy Osaki, a submission from the 2019 Video Contest.

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Desireé Dallagiacomo – “Ode for My Strap On”

Featuring at Icehouse.

“I touch him in the way those of us raised into girlhood know best.”

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

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Brandon Melendez – “Ode to Tequila”

New Hampshire Institute of Art

“There is no proper way to watch someone you love dance right out of their body.”

Don’t miss this fantastic poem from Brandon Melendez, performing at the New Hampshire Institute of Art.

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 Omar Holmon & George Abraham!