Performed by Patrick Roche
“I relearn the language of a smile and I think of what a luxury it would be to erase or reset at the stroke of a pen.”
Don’t miss this great poem from Patrick Roche, performed and recorded in his home.
Get Patrick’s incredible book, A Socially Acceptable Breakdown.
While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Rudy Francisco, Neil Hilborn, Dave Harris, Porsha Olayiwola, Blythe Baird, Andrea Gibson, and our newest release from Kyle “Guante” Tran Myhre!