Sagirah Shahid – “And the Gun Said “

Performing at Inside Voices.

“We prayed for our children to have clean drinking water, for the lead to be sifted out, throat by throat. We got a gun.”

Don’t miss this great poem from Sagirah Shahid, performing at Inside Voices.

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Sabrina Benaim, Neil Hilborn, Michael Lee, Blythe Baird, Desireé Dallagiacomo, & our newest releases from Brenna Twohy & Raych Jackson!

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Download the Button TV app where apps are got. Available for Apple iOS, Android, and Desktop!

Don’t miss out on our next submission period! The 2019 Chapbook Contest starts November 15th, 2019 and ends January 5th, 2020!