Hanif Abdurraqib – “When I Say That Loving Me Is Kind of Like Being a Chicago Bulls Fan”

Performing at his book release at Art Share LA.

I just woke up one day and I was a still photo in everyone else’s home but my own.”

Don’t miss this astonishing poem from Hanif Abdurraqib, performing at his book release in Los Angeles. Check out Hanif’s incredible debut book, “The Crown Ain’t Worth Much”.

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, Jacqui Germain, Sam Sax, Olivia Gatwood, Sabrina Benaim, our newest release from Melissa Lozada-Oliva & more.

Britteney Black Rose Kapri – “Gun Smoked” (Button Live)

Performing at Button Poetry Live.

“Every time a black boy is murdered in Chicago, my brother
could be on either side of the gun.”

Don’t miss this great poem from Britteney Black Rose Kapri, performing at Button Poetry Live, July 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 our books and merch, including books by Neil Hilborn, Mahogany L. Browne, Hanif Abdurraqib, Jacqui Germain, Aaron Coleman & more.