Sabrina Benaim – “So, I’m Talking to Depression…”


Performing at her book release in Minneapolis.

“I have a mouth like a smoking gun that does not know where the bullets went.”

Don’t miss this phenomenal poem from Sabrina Benaim, performing at Icehouse in Minneapolis.

Check out Sabrina’s debut book, DEPRESSION & OTHER MAGIC TRICKS, now available!



While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Neil Hilborn, Olivia Gatwood, Hanif Abdurraqib, Jacqui Germain, Aaron Coleman, Donte Collins, Sabrina Benaim, Melissa Lozada-Oliva, William Evans, our newest release from Rudy Francisco, & more.

Sabrina Benaim – “what i told the doctor”


Featuring at her book release in Minneapolis.

“My heart has developed a kind of amnesia, where it remembers everything but itself.”

Don’t miss this sensational poem from Sabrina Benaim, featuring at her book release at Icehouse in Minneapolis.

Check out Sabrina’s book, Depression & Other Magic Tricks, now available!

Send us your poems! The 2017 Button Poetry Chapbook Contest is now open for submissions. November 15th – January 5th, 2017-2018. Check out the full information and guidelines for the contest here!

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, Olivia Gatwood, Hanif Abdurraqib, Jacqui Germain, Aaron Coleman, Donte Collins, Melissa Lozada-Oliva, William Evans, our newest release from Rudy Francisco & more.

Sabrina Benaim – “The Loneliest Sweet Potato” (100K Views!)

“I’m good at making people feel good because I have had a lot of practice on myself. Practice on myself because I feel sad a lot.”

Congratulations to Sabrina Benaim on topping 100,000 views on this impeccable poem. Check out more videos from Sabrina here and here!

Make sure to check out Sabrina’s debut book, DEPRESSION & OTHER MAGIC TRICKS, now available!

Send us your poems! The 2017 Button Poetry Chapbook Contest is now open for submissions. November 15th – January 5th, 2017. Check out the full information and guidelines for the contest here!



And while you’re here, make sure to check out our other books and merch as well, including our awesome t-shirts and poster and books by Jacqui Germain, Hanif Abdurraqib, Olivia Gatwood, Donte Collins, Melissa Lozada-Oliva, William Evans, and our newest release from Rudy Francisco!

Sabrina Benaim – “The Slow Now”

Performing at Button Poetry Live.

“This morning said, ‘Do not press snooze.’ You pressed snooze but only once. Congratulations.”

Don’t miss this wonderful new poem from Sabrina Benaim, featuring at Button Poetry Live, January 2017.

Sabrina’s debut book, Depression & Other Magic Tricks, is now available!

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, Olivia Gatwood, Hanif Abdurraqib, Jacqui Germain, Aaron Coleman & more.

Sabrina Benaim – “Unrequited Love in 9 Parts”

Performing at Button Poetry Live.

“And isn’t that love? Not being able to see the explosion even though you are the one holding the bomb; and the bomb is also you.”

Don’t miss this excellent new poem from Sabrina Benaim, featuring at Button Poetry Live, January 2017. Pre-order your copy of Sabrina’s forthcoming book, Depression & Other Magic Tricks, out Fall 2017 with Button (first 250 will be signed)!

Come to Minneapolis, MN, June 2-3 for the 2017 Rustbelt Poetry Festival, hosted by Button Poetry! Tickets are now available!

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, Olivia Gatwood, Hanif Abdurraqib, Jacqui Germain, Aaron Coleman & more.

Sabrina Benaim – “Explaining My Depression to My Mother” (5M Views!)

“My depression is a shapeshifter. One day it’s as small as a firefly
in the palm of a bear; the next, it’s the bear.”

Congratulations to Sabrina on topping FIVE MILLION VIEWS on this incredible poem. Keep an eye out for Sabrina’s debut book, Depression & Other Magic Tricks, forthcoming on the Button press. Pre-order your copy here

Check out more from videos from Sabrina here and here.




And while you’re here, make sure to check out our other books and merch as well, including our awesome t-shirts and poster and new books by Jacqui Germain, Hanif Abdurraqib, Olivia Gatwood, and Aaron Coleman!