Best of Button Week 385

“Mr. Powell was a perv but I did not mind at all, because he seemed more lonely than creepy and I think those are totally different things.”

Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button playlist, featuring the top-viewed recent videos on the Button YouTube Channel. Today’s addition: Adam Falkner! Congrats Poet!

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Dave Harris, George Abraham, Natasha T. Miller, Porsha Olayiwola, L.E. Bowman, Andrea Gibson, Rachel Wiley, and our newest release from Topaz Winters!

Adam Falkner – “Mr. Powell Was a Perv But I Didn’t Mind at All”

Performing at McNally Jackson Books

“Mr. Powell was a perv but I did not mind at all, because he seemed more lonely than creepy and I think those are totally different things.”

Don’t miss this great poem from Adam Falkner, performing at McNally Jackson Books in Brooklyn, NY

Get Adam’s phenomenal book, The Willies.

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Want to be featured on Button? Submit to the 2022 Video Contest! Submissions have been extended until September 5

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Rudy Francisco, Rachel Wiley, Dave Harris, Porsha Olayiwola, Ebony Stewart, Andrea Gibson, and our newest release from Topaz Winters!

Adam Falkner – “Preparing the House”

Performing at Icehouse

“These days, my dad and I don’t talk about the elephants much. They’re always there, presence grazing in and out of each room. Instead we just lob each other breadcrumbs like sports scores and headlines and see what sticks.”

Don’t miss this fantastic poem from Adam Falkner, performing at Icehouse in Minneapolis, MN.

Get Adam’s incredible book, The Willies.

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Want to be featured on Button? Submit to the 2022 Video Contest – Submissions open July 19th!

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Rudy Francisco, Rachel Wiley, Dave Harris, Porsha Olayiwola, Ebony Stewart, Andrea Gibson, and our newest release from Topaz Winters!

Adam Falkner – “My Grandma Calls Me Barack”

Performing at Honey

“I tell her the White House is nice, but it is a lot of responsibility. I’m going completely gray as you have probably seen.”

Don’t miss this great poem from Adam Falkner, performing at Honey in Minneapolis, MN.

Get Adam’s incredible book, The Willies.

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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!

Adam Falkner – “Joey From Dawson’s Creek Was My Beard”

Performing at Honey in Minneapolis, MN.

“Joey from Dawson’s Creek was my beard, which if you don’t know means she was my prom date, my monster truck, my main squeeze, rumor-swatter.”

Don’t miss this great poem from Adam Falkner, performing at Honey in Minneapolis, MN.

Adam’s award-winning book, The Willies is now available!

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While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Javon Johnson, Sabrina Benaim, Kevin Kantor, Blythe Baird, Raych Jackson, and our newest releases from Andrea Gibson & Rachel Wiley!

Adam Falkner – “The Pussy Don’t Bite”

Performing at Icehouse

“When she grabbed my hand and walked me across the cast party to the bathroom, I was sort of prepared for the best or the worst.”

Don’t miss this great poem from Adam Falkner, performing at Icehouse in Minneapolis, MN.

Adam’s award-winning book, The Willies is now available!

  • The Willies

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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, Raych Jackson, Azura Tyabji & Jackson Neal, and our newest release from Patrick Roche!

Adam Falkner – “My Father Is a Mansion”

Performing at Honey

“My father is a trophy in a clan of empty frames, fork in the most violent of rivers.”

Don’t miss this powerful poem from Adam Falkner, performing at Honey in Minneapolis MN.

Adam’s award-winning book, The Willies is now available!

  • The Willies

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While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by George Abraham, Neil Hilborn, Michael Lee, Blythe Baird, Raych Jackson, and our newest releases from Akosua Zimba Afiriyie-Hwedie & Reagan Myers!

Adam Falkner – “The Whitest Thing” (250K Views!)

“No one asks you where you came from. Or how you got here. Which is good, because you could not answer anyhow.”

Congratulations to Adam Falkner for topping 250,000 views on this great poem! Watch more from Adam here and here.

Adam’s fantastic book, The Willies is now available!

  • The Willies

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While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by George Abraham, Neil Hilborn, Michael Lee, Rachel Wiley, Raych Jackson, and our newest releases from Akosua Zimba Afiriyie-Hwedie & Reagan Myers!

Adam Falkner – “Men’s Ten-Meter, London Olympics”

Performing at Icehouse

“This is the first of many summers in my twenties where I defend the male body to my family as a trial.”

Don’t miss this superb poem from Adam Falkner, performing at Icehouse in Minneapolis, MN.

Adam’s incredible book, THE WILLIES, is now available!

  • The Willies

    $18.00$25.00
    Add to cart

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, Raych Jackson, Azura Tyabji & Jackson Neal, and our newest release from Akosua Zimba Afiriyie-Hwedie!