Andrea Gibson – “What Sucks About the Afterlife”

Performed in Longmont, CO

“I changed my mind more often than I changed my socks, and whenever I was criticized for mismatched thoughts, I’d say, ‘Who wants to be today who they were yesterday?’”

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

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

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Andrea Gibson 1-Year Bookiversary!

It’s the 1-Year Bookiversary of You Better Be Lightning by Andrea Gibson!

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ABOUT THE BOOK

2021 Goodreads Choice Awards Finalist!

You Better Be Lightning by Andrea Gibson is a queer, political, and feminist collection guided by self-reflection.

The poems range from close examination of the deeply personal to the vastness of the world, exploring the expansiveness of the human experience from love to illness, from space to climate change, and so much more in between.

One of the most celebrated poets and performers of the last two decades, Andrea Gibson’s trademark honesty and vulnerability are on full display in this collection, welcoming and inviting readers to be just as they are.

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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, Rachel Wiley, Dave Harris, Porsha Olayiwola, Ebony Stewart, Andrea Gibson, and our newest release from Topaz Winters!

Best of Button Week 393

“I wish I was a photograph tucked into the corners of your wallet. I wish I was a photograph you carried like a future in your back pocket.”

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 Dave Harris, George Abraham, Ebony Stewart, William Evans, Michael Lee, Andrea Gibson, Rachel Wiley, and our newest release from Darius Simpson!

Best of Button Week 391

“Good god, there isn’t a healthy body in the world that is stronger than a sick person’s spirit.”

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 Dave Harris, George Abraham, Natasha T. Miller, Porsha Olayiwola, L.E. Bowman, Andrea Gibson, Rachel Wiley, and our newest release from Darius Simpson!

Andrea Gibson – “Gender in the Key of Lyme Disease”

Performed in Longmont, CO

“Good god, there isn’t a healthy body in the world that is stronger than a sick person’s spirit.”

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

Get Andrea’s stunning book, Dead Dad Jokes.

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!

Best of Button Week 388

“What if we don’t have to be healed to be whole?”

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 Dave Harris, George Abraham, Natasha T. Miller, Porsha Olayiwola, L.E. Bowman, Andrea Gibson, Rachel Wiley, and our newest release from Topaz Winters!

Andrea Gibson – “Every Time I Ever Said I Want to Die”

Performed in Longmont, CO

“What if we don’t have to be healed to be whole?”

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

Get Andrea’s stunning book, Dead Dad Jokes.

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!

Best of Button Week 383

“Choose to spend your whole life telling secrets you owe no one to everyone, until there isn’t anyone who can insult you by calling you what you are: you holy blinking star.”

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!

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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!