Porsha Olayiwola – “Interlude at a Neighborhood Gas Station: 2001”

Featuring at Icehouse.

“He gets out the car, slams the door, say, “Shawty you thick as hell! I know you out here belonging to somebody looking like how you look.’”

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

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Adam Falkner – “Cousin Josh Was the First Gay Man I Knew Who Wasn’t on TV”

Featuring at Icehouse.

“Cousin Josh was the first gay man I knew who wasn’t on TV.”

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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Robyn Kaur Sidhu – “My Pronouns Are…(after Zenaida Peterson)”

Filmed by SlamFind.

“The first time I heard a poem about gender on a stage, it hit me right in the binary.”

Don’t miss this amazing poem from Robyn Kaur Sidhu, filmed by SlamFind.

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Olympia Miccio – “The Gay Poem”

Performing at the Get Lit Classic Slam.

“Mother nature is gay and we are getting married in the Spring.”

Don’t miss this terrific poem from Olympia Miccio, performing at the 2018 Get Lit Classic Slam in Los Angeles, CA.

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Jarvis Subia – “After Dancing at the Gay Bar”

Performing at IWPS 2019.

“Masculinity is just a costume I wear for safety, a performance which manhood has become the greatest theater for.”

Don’t miss this amazing poem from Jarvis Subia, performing at IWPS 2019 in San Diego, CA.

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Daniel – “Straight Pride” (Button Live)

Button Poetry Live

“Straight pride, or, a new and exciting way to admit in front of God and everybody on Twitter, that you have never brought a woman to orgasm before.”

Don’t miss this powerful poem from Daniel, 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 & George Abraham!

Xavier Alexander – “What is You”

Performing at Black Arts Matter Festival.

“I walk freely on the land that was taken from people that look just like my ancestors.”

Don’t miss this great poem from Xavier Alexander, performing at Black Arts Matter Festival in Madison, WI.

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George Abraham – “The Ghosts of the Dead Sea Rewrite the History of Drowning”

Featuring at Honey.

“The ghosts of the Dead Sea rewrite the history of drowning.”

Don’t miss this great poem from George Abraham, performing at Honey in Minneapolis, MN.

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Franny Choi – “Prayer for the Untranslated Testimony” (Button Live)

Button Poetry Live

“Some of my friends, I know, have names that sound like this, like ‘I am here.’”

Don’t miss this fantastic poem from Franny Choi, 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 & George Abraham!