Andrea Gibson – “My Gender is the Undoing of Gender”

Performing in Longmont, CO

“If someday I have a mustache, I know I’ll be comfortable wearing a dress. And if I ever have a beard, I’m certain I’ll be the prettiest girl I have ever been.”

Don’t miss this spectacular poem from Andrea Gibson, performing in Longmont, CO.

Get Andrea’s phenomenal book, You Better Be Lightning.

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 Topaz Winters!

Andrea Gibson – “Homesick: a Plea for Our Planet”

Performing in Longmont, CO

“We need so much less than we take. We owe so much more than we give.”

Don’t miss this spectacular poem from Andrea Gibson, performing in Longmont, CO.

Get Andrea’s phenomenal book, You Better Be Lightning.

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!

Andrea Gibson – “Note To the Stranger Six Feet Away”

Performing in Longmont, CO

“There was never not a bridge from your chest to mine. My heartbeat was always the sound of your feet walking towards me.”

Don’t miss this phenomenal poem from Andrea Gibson, performing in Longmont, CO.

Get Andrea’s phenomenal book, You Better Be Lightning.

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!

Andrea Gibson – “Neighbors”

Performed in Longmont, CO

“She was so unsurprised to see me on her porch, I knew the world had changed.”

Don’t miss this incredible poem from Andrea Gibson, performing in Longmont, CO.

Get Andrea’s phenomenal book, YOU BETTER BE LIGHTNING!

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

Andrea Gibson – “The Day You Died Because You Wanted To” (100K Views!)

“Imagine choosing nothing at all. Imagine something hurting that bad.”

Congratulations to Andrea Gibson for topping 100,000 views on this powerful poem! Watch more from Andrea here and here.

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Best of Button Week 354

“I graffiti billboards with the page of my diary the bullies start the rumors with. I tie that page to the end of a kite string and run a crooked line through the straightest mile of the Bible Belt.”

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

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Andrea Gibson, Phil Kaye, Neil Hilborn, Porsha Olayiwola, L.E. Bowman, Blythe Baird, Omar Holmon, and our newest release from Rachel Wiley!

Andrea Gibson – “Queer Youth Are Five Times More Likely to Die by Suicide”

Performed in Longmont, CO

“I graffiti billboards with the page of my diary the bullies start the rumors with. I tie that page to the end of a kite string and run a crooked line through the straightest mile of the Bible Belt.”

Don’t miss this powerful poem from Andrea Gibson, performing in Longmont, CO.

Get Andrea’s phenomenal book, YOU BETTER BE LIGHTNING!

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, and our newest releases from Patrick Roche & Andrea Gibson!

Best of Button Week 351

“I know most people try hard to do good and find out too late they should have tried softer.”

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

Check out the 2021 Button Poetry Chapbook Contest! Open November 15, 2021 – January 10, 2022. More info and full guidelines here!

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Guante, Dave Harris, Neil Hilborn, Rachel Wiley, William Evans, Blythe Baird, Ollie Schminkey, and our newest release from Andrea Gibson!

Andrea Gibson – “The Year of No Grudges”

Performing in Longmont, CO

“I know most people try hard to do good and find out too late they should have tried softer.”

Don’t miss this incredible poem from Andrea Gibson, performing in Longmont, CO.

Get Andrea’s phenomenal book, YOU BETTER BE LIGHTNING!

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, and our newest releases from Reagan Myers & Patrick Roche!

Best of Button Week 345

“You can die from a broken heart, but the opposite is also true.”

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

Check out the 2021 Button Poetry Chapbook Contest! Open November 15, 2021 – January 10, 2022. More info and full guidelines here!

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Andrea Gibson, Omar Holmon, Neil Hilborn, Porsha Olayiwola, Azura Tyabji & Jackson Neal, Blythe Baird, Bianca Phipps, and our newest release from Andrea Gibson!