Claire Schwartz – “Distance Is The Primal Fact”

Performing at her book release in Minneapolis.

“there are days i light myself on fire just to worship something glittering.”

Don’t miss this remarkable poem from Claire Schwartz, featuring at her book release party at Icehouse in Minneapolis.

Make sure to check out Claire’s new book, BOUND, Winner of the 2016 Button Poetry Prize, now available!

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Neil Hilborn, Olivia Gatwood, Hanif Abdurraqib, Jacqui Germain, Aaron Coleman, Donte Collins, Sabrina Benaim, Melissa Lozada-Oliva, William Evans, Stevie Edwards, Claire Schwartz, & our newest release from Guante!