Emi Mahmoud – “Why I Haven’t Told You Yet” (Button Live)

Featuring at Button Poetry Live.

“He once said I’m cute when I’m angry. Well, I’m about to look phenomenal.”

Don’t miss this remarkable poem by Emi Mahmoud, featuring at Button Poetry Live. 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, or watch LIVE from our YouTube Channel.

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, Hanif Abdurraqib, Olivia Gatwood, Donte Collins, our newest release from Sabrina Benaim & more.

Justin Lamb – “For the People Who Ask Me If I’m Tired” (500K Views!)

“The only way your query would be useful would be if it were the preface to a longer, more solution-oriented statement, like ‘Hey! Are you tired? Because I just set up a hammock in your office!'”

Congratulations to Justin on topping 500,000 views on this marvelous poem. Check out more from Justin here and here.
Come to Minneapolis, MN, June 2-3 for the 2017 Rustbelt Poetry Festival, hosted by Button Poetry! Tickets are now available!

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!