Sierra DeMulder – Who made the music?

Performed at Albany Barn in Albany, NY

“I don’t know exactly what a prayer is, but tonight I listen to a dying woman sing. Her body waterless, her tongue a dark dried rose, she knew all the words even from the other side of morphine’s ponds.”

Don’t miss this poem from Sierra DeMulder, performing at Albany Barn in Albany, NY

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Best of Button – Week 24

“Love arrives exactly when love is supposed to, and love leaves exactly when love must.”

Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button playlist. Today’s additions: Rudy Francisco, Lino Anunciacion, Darius Simpson, and Scout Bostley! Congrats Poets!

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King Yaw – Black Bible

Performed at the Stonewall International Poetry Slam in Baltimore, MD

“If my body is a holy book, your honor, then it is no coincidence that the bible is the most stolen or the most sold.”

Don’t miss this poem from King Yaw, performing at the Stonewall International Poetry Slam in Baltimore, MD

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Lino Anunciacion – What Makes A Good Person

Performed their poem “What Makes A Good Person”

“Sometimes they’re sitting in a storm, sap leaking out of them, lava spilling out of their mouths when they ask me, ‘Lino, what makes a good person?”

Don’t miss this poem from Lino Anunciacion, performing their poem “What Makes A Good Person”

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