Brenna Twohy – “The Author’s Mother Writes a Grocery List”

Featuring at Icehouse.

Isn’t this what they taught us back in school? Isn’t this what good wifehood looks like? A hot, hot oven with something bubbling over inside? Dinner on the table and a house of closed mouths?

Don’t miss this incredible poem from Brenna Twohy, featuring at Icehouse in Minneapolis.

Brenna’s forthcoming book, SWALLOWTAIL, is now available to pre-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, Andrea Gibson, Blythe Baird, Desireé Dallagiacomo, & our newest release from Dave Harris!

Daniel – “The Rainbow Responds to All the White Queer People who Voted for Trump”

Performing at Rustbelt 2019.

“All furs matter, as long as you can skin them from someone else, right?”

Don’t miss this moving poem from Daniel, performing at the 2019 Rustbelt Poetry Festival 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, Andrea Gibson, Blythe Baird, Desireé Dallagiacomo, & our newest release from Dave Harris!

Andrea Gibson – “Your Life” (Short Film)

A Short Film by Andrea Gibson.

“Your name is not a song you will sing under your breath, your pronouns haven’t even been invented yet.”

Don’t miss this beautiful film from Andrea Gibson.

Make sure to check out Andrea’s book, LORD OF THE BUTTERFLIES, 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, Blythe Baird, Desireé Dallagiacomo, & our newest release from Dave Harris!

Golden – “To The Transphobic Cis White Gay Men at Pride”

Performing at Rustbelt 2018.

“Gay rights would be nothing without a trans woman of color behind it.”

Don’t miss this fantastic poem from Golden, performing at the 2018 Rustbelt Poetry Festival in Detroit, MI.

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Sabrina Benaim, Neil Hilborn, Andrea Gibson, Blythe Baird, Desireé Dallagiacomo, & our newest release from Dave Harris!

Blythe Baird – “On an Empty Stomach”

Featuring at Icehouse.

“Some days it feels like the only thing standing between me and a relapse is knowing that it is impossible to change the world on an empty stomach.”

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

Blythe’s book, IF MY BODY COULD SPEAK, is 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, Andrea Gibson, Blythe Baird, Desireé Dallagiacomo, & our newest release from Dave Harris!

Bilal Moon – “The Worst of the Three” (Button Live)

Performing at Button Poetry Live.

“I don’t know what turns children evil, what prompts them to bigotry. I assure you, it is not natural instinct.”

Don’t miss this incredible poem from Bilal Moon, 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, Andrea Gibson, Blythe Baird, Desireé Dallagiacomo, & our newest release from Dave Harris!

Sam Sax – “Gay Boys and the Bridges Who Love Them”

A Short Film.

“It’s not the six seconds between here and impact, though each is its own poem.”

Don’t miss this powerful film from Sam Sax.

Make sure to check out Sam’s book, A GUIDE TO UNDRESSING YOUR MONSTERS, now available!

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Sabrina Benaim, Neil Hilborn, Blythe Baird, Desireé Dallagiacomo, & our newest release from Dave Harris!

Phil Kaye – “The New Apartment”

Featuring at Icehouse.

“My parents’ break happened over just one night, though my sister and I had heard creaking for years; so loud it kept us up some nights.”

Don’t miss this beautiful poem from Phil Kaye, featuring at Icehouse in Minneapolis.

Get your copy of Phil’s debut book, DATE & TIME, 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, Andrea Gibson, Blythe Baird, Desireé Dallagiacomo, & our newest release from Dave Harris!

A.M. Pressman – “An Open Letter To Khal Drogo (From His Brown-ass Ex Girlfriend)”

Performing at Rustbelt 2018.

“He started dating the palest thing this side of the Narrow Sea aka Khaleesi.”

Don’t miss this fantastic poem from A.M. Pressman, performing at the 2018 Rustbelt Poetry Festival in Detroit, MI.

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Sabrina Benaim, Neil Hilborn, Andrea Gibson, Blythe Baird, Desireé Dallagiacomo, & our newest release from Dave Harris!

Dave Harris – “Bars Poetica: A Diss Track”

Featuring at Honey.

“Think I’m acting out? Bet. Only thing behind a mask is a mask.”

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

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

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While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Neil Hilborn, Phil Kaye, Andrea Gibson, Blythe Baird, & our newest release from Desireé Dallagiacomo!