Desireé Dallagiacomo – “Pleasant Valley State Prison with Inmate #49837”

Featuring at Icehouse.

“Mike’s been arrested enough times to call it a part-time job, and he’s still alive.”

Don’t miss this great poem from Desireé Dallagiacomo, featuring at Icehouse in Minneapolis, MN.

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Button Poetry made an app called Button TV! It’s like Netflix for poetry. You can listen to your favorite poets while using other apps!

Download the Button TV app where apps are got. Available for Apple iOS, Android, and Desktop!

Don’t miss out on our next submission period! The 2019 Chapbook Contest starts November 15th, 2019 and ends January 5th, 2020!

Desireé Dallagiacomo – “Origin Story”

Featuring at Icehouse.

“Twenty-eight years later and everyone still wants him for his scars. The five on his stomach from a celly in San Quentin, a toothbrush chiseled to a shiv.”

Don’t miss this heart-wrenching poem from Desireé Dallagiacomo, featuring at Icehouse in Minneapolis, MN.

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Desireé Dallagiacomo – “Sum Of Her Parts”

Featuring at Icehouse.

“Women in my family do not worry about being called bitch; we worry about being buried at the hands of the men we raise, about our daughters being too scared to say, ‘No, you cannot have what is mine.’”

Don’t miss this incredible poem from Desireé Dallagiacomo, featuring at Icehouse in Minneapolis, MN.

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Best of Button Week 220

“Praise everything we build under the table: the underworld of workers and wielders, America’s thumping baseline, the chorus of a country.”

Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button playlist, featuring the top-viewed recent videos on the Button YouTube Channel. Today’s additions: Denice Frohman, Desireé Dallagiacomo, & Zack Lesmeister! Congrats Poets!

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Desireé Dallagiacomo – “13 Ways of Looking at a Rapist”

Featuring at Icehouse.

“All my friends have them, you’d think we collect them on purpose at this point.”

Don’t miss this phenomenal poem from Desireé Dallagiacomo, featuring at Icehouse in Minneapolis, MN.

Desireé’s book, SINK, is now available to order! Get your copy now!

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Desireé Dallagiacomo – “The Small, Breakable Nature of Gods”

Featuring at Icehouse.

“I do not know what children with fathers dream about, what they long for if not for someone with their same face to tuck them in at night. What do they think of with all that time on their hands?”

Don’t miss this phenomenal poem from Desireé Dallagiacomo, featuring at Icehouse in Minneapolis, MN.

Desireé’s book, SINK, is now available to order! Get your copy now!

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Desireé Dallagiacomo – “A Man Says to a Woman I Love”

Featuring at Icehouse.

“I wish her an orgasm every hour, on the hour, the day she forgets his name.”

Don’t miss this marvelous poem from Desireé Dallagiacomo, featuring at Icehouse in Minneapolis, MN.

Desireé’s book, SINK, is now available to order! Get your copy now!

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Desireé Dallagiacomo – “My First Altar”


Featuring at Icehouse.

“Can you believe that you, too, are someone’s altar? You are someone’s wildest dream.”

Don’t miss this phenomenal poem from Desireé Dallagiacomo, featuring at Icehouse in Minneapolis, MN.

Desireé’s forthcoming book, SINK, dropping spring 2019, is now available for pre-order!


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Send us your poetry! 2018 Chapbook Contest is open Now – January, 15th, 2019! Submit Here!

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Desireé Dallagiacomo – “Shave Me” (100K Views!)

“Somehow, in post-apocalyptic America, these women find razors and
shaving cream while scavenging for food and bludgeoning zombies.”

Congratulations to Desireé on topping 100,000 views on this excellent poem. Check out more from Desireé here and here.



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Desireé Dallagiacomo – “Notes on Loving a Five-Time Felon” (100K views)

“There are not enough district attorneys to convince me that the man who taught me how to ride a bike is meant to spend his life in a cage.”

Congratulations to Desireé Dallagiacomo on topping 100,000 views on this powerful poem. You can check out more of Desireé’s work here and here.
And while you’re here, make sure to check out our books and merch as well, including our awesome t-shirts and poster and new books by Jacqui Germain and Hanif Abdurraqib!