Rosetta Peters – “America”

Performing at Button Poetry Live.

“America, a laboring woman, she’s been at it for 240 years
trying to push new life out.”

Don’t miss this powerful poem from Rosetta Peters, performing at the Button Poetry Live WOWPS qualifying slam, February 2016. If you’re in the Twin Cities, don’t miss the next Button Poetry Live show, first Monday of every month in downtown Saint Paul.

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 & more.