Hanif Abdurraqib – “A Song to Make Us Forget the Burning”

Performing at Art Share LA

“I am invisible with the lights off.
I am invisible with the lights on, sometimes.
I walk into the sun and become nothing.”

Don’t miss this incredible poem from Hanif Abdurraqib, performing at the Button Poetry/YesYes Books showcase at AWP 2016 in Los Angeles. Hanif’s brilliant debut book, The Crown Ain’t Worth Much, is available now.

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including Button t-shirts in both female and unisex cuts, and books and more by many of your favorite Button artists.