Kyle “Guante” Tran Myhre – “Poem for the First Day of the Poetry Unit in Language Arts Class”

Performing at the Button Studio

“Tell your story, whether it rhymes or not. Tell the truth, whether it gets a good grade or not.”

Don’t miss this incredible poem from Kyle “Guante” Tran Myhre, performing at the Button Studio in Minneapolis, MN.

Get Guante’s outstanding book, NOT A LOT OF REASONS TO SING, BUT ENOUGH.

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 Ebony Stewart!

Best of Button Week 350

“Isn’t that art? Waking up? Isn’t that the power of a moment?”

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

Guante – “Tension and Release”

Performing at Icehouse

“Isn’t that art? Waking up? Isn’t that the power of a moment?”

Don’t miss this incredible poem from Guante, performing at Icehouse in Minneapolis, MN.

Get Guante’s outstanding book, NOT A LOT OF REASONS TO SING, BUT ENOUGH.

Check out the 2021 Button Poetry Chapbook Contest! Open NOW – 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 Sabrina Benaim, Neil Hilborn, Dave Harris, Michael Lee, Blythe Baird, Raych Jackson, and our newest release from Andrea Gibson!

Guante & Fred again.. – “Kyle (I Found You)”

Music video by Guante and Fred again..

“In this smoking chaos, our shoulderblades kissed. I found you. I found you beautiful, I found you exploding, I found you.”

If you haven’t yet, check out this incredible music video from Guante and Fred again..!

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 Sabrina Benaim, Neil Hilborn, Michael Lee, Blythe Baird, Raych Jackson, and our newest releases from L.E. Bowman & Patrick Roche!

Guante – “When They Look Right Through You” (100K Views!)

“Remember: when they look right through you, you’re still there.”

Congratulations to Guante for topping 100,000 views on this fantastic poem! Watch more from Guante here and here.

Guante’s incredible book, A Love Song, A Death Rattle, A Battle Cry is now available!

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by George Abraham, Neil Hilborn, Michael Lee, Rachel Wiley, Raych Jackson, and our newest release from L.E. Bowman!

Guante – “10 Excerpts From New York Times OpEds in Fictional Realities” (Button Live)

Featuring at Button Poetry Live.

“I don’t agree with Thanos murdering half the universe, but does that merit harassing him in the street, calling him names, having people trying to steal his glove?”

Don’t miss this incredible poem from Guante, featuring at Button Poetry Live.

Guante’s limited edition zine bundle, THE ART OF TAKING THE L, is now available! Only 250 made, get yours before they’re gone!

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, Desireé Dallagiacomo, & our newest releases from Brenna Twohy & Raych Jackson!

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!

Guante – “Art of Taking the L”

Featuring at Icehouse.

“Watch how I mutate. How I become something bigger than myself.”

Don’t miss this powerful poem from Guante, featuring at Icehouse.

Guante’s limited edition zine bundle, THE ART OF TAKING THE L, is now available! Only 250 made, get yours before they’re gone!

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, Desireé Dallagiacomo, & our newest releases from Brenna Twohy & Raych Jackson!

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!

Guante – “Matches”

Performing at Icehouse.

“There is no voice willing to speak for us, so it’s a good thing we know how to yell.”

Don’t miss this intense poem from Guante, performing at Icehouse.

Guante’s book, A LOVE SONG, A DEATH RATTLE, A BATTLE CRY, is now available!

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Sabrina Benaim, Neil Hilborn, Andrea Gibson, Blythe Baird, Desireé Dallagiacomo, & our newest release from Michael Lee!

Guante – “Pro-Life?” (Button Live)

Performing at Button Poetry Live.

“How loud do you have to be to put out a house fire with just your voice?”

Don’t miss this incredible poem from Guante, performing at Button Poetry Live.

Guante’s book, A LOVE SONG, A DEATH RATTLE, A BATTLE CRY, is now available!

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Sabrina Benaim, Neil Hilborn, Andrea Gibson, Blythe Baird, Desireé Dallagiacomo, & our newest release from Michael Lee!

Guante – “Love in the Time of Undeath”

Performing at Icehouse.

“I knew then that we were going to share whatever forever we had left.”

Don’t miss this phenomenal poem from Guante, performing at his book release party at Icehouse in Minneapolis. Don’t forget to check out Guante’s book, A LOVE SONG, A DEATH RATTLE, A BATTLE CRY.


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While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Olivia Gatwood, Hanif Abdurraqib, Sabrina Benaim, Rachel Wiley, Neil Hilborn, & our newest release from Phil Kaye!