Lydia Havens – “Cusp”

2016 Button Poetry Video Contest.

“My mother has saved me multiple times, even if she doesn’t know it. I have saved myself multiple times, even if I don’t know it.”

Don’t miss this outstanding poem from Lydia Havens, featured contestant in the 2016 Button Poetry Video Contest. Come to Minneapolis, MN, June 2-3 for the 2017 Rustbelt Poetry Festival, hosted by Button Poetry! Tickets are now available!

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out all our books and merch, including books by Neil Hilborn, Danez Smith, Hanif Abdurraqib, Jacqui Germain, Sam Sax, our newest release from Olivia Gatwood & more.