Michael Lee – “Joyous Work” (Button Live)

Featuring at Button Poetry Live

“We find there are other ways to pray, like working the palms raw.”

Don’t miss this incredible poem from Michael Lee, performing at Button Poetry Live.

Grab your copy of Michael’s powerful book, THE ONLY WORLDS WE KNOW , 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 George Abraham & Kerrin McCadden!

Ebony Stewart – “Sway” (Button Live)

Performing at Button Poetry Live.

“This shit is magic, you’d have to be a Black girl to understand. Show ‘em how it all got started, how the bricks got laid.”

Don’t miss this awesome poem from Ebony Stewart, 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 George Abraham & Omar Holmon!

Adam Falkner – “Look At Me Now”

Featuring at Icehouse.

“Fill me with praise I cannot sleep without.”

Don’t miss this unbelievable poem from Adam Falkner, featuring at Icehouse in Minneapolis, MN.

Adam’s highly-anticipated debut book, THE WILLIES, is now available!

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Porsha Olayiwola – “Today is a Day of Tiny Massacres” (Button Live)

Featuring at Button Poetry Live.

“Before I leave my home, I remove my skin. I pull the nude zipper from under my chin down to my waist.”

Don’t miss this powerful poem from Porsha Olayiwola, featuring at Button Poetry Live.

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Dave Harris – “My Father’s Hands”

Featuring at Icehouse.

“Now I understand that the odd head I’ve lived with isn’t the result of genetics. It’s a wound. How little I knew of all my father’s hands could do.”

Don’t miss this amazing poem from Dave Harris, featuring at Icehouse in Minneapolis, MN.

Dave’s debut book, PATRICIDE, is now available to order!

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Omar Holmon – “Meanwhile in Middle-Earth”

Rustbelt 2019

“Meanwhile in Middle-Earth, me and my niggas tying bandanas around the horns of our unicorns.”

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

Grab your copy of Omar’s incredible book, WE WERE ALL SOMEONE ELSE YESTERDAY, now available to order!

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 George Abraham & Kerrin McCadden!

Steven Willis – “No Black Boys Die on Mother’s Day”

Performing at Rustbelt 2019.

“We, the proof of our grandmother’s blessings. We, the evidence that the prayers of the righteous avail as much.”

Don’t miss this amazing poem from Steven Willis, performing at Rustbelt 2019 in St. Louis, 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 Kerrin McCadden & George Abraham!