K McClendon – “Detroitish”

Performing at Icehouse

“It must be nice to move into a downtown without asking why the last family left.”

Don’t miss this great poem from K McClendon, performing at Icehouse in Minneapolis, MN.

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, Azura Tyabji & Jackson Neal, and our newest release from Akosua Zimba Afiriyie-Hwedie!

K McClendon – “For Lizzo” (Button Live)

Performing at Button Poetry Live.

“God, she played flute over a hip-hop beat and twerked like her thighs invented thunder.”

Don’t miss this heartfelt poem from K McClendon, performing at Button Poetry Live.

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, & our newest releases from Jared Singer & Porsha Olayiwola!

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!

K McClendon – “Protest”

Performing at Honey.

“We can all find something to protest and still, when white people do it, they call it a party, when Black folk do, they call it a riot.”

Don’t miss this incredible poem from K McClendon, performing at Honey in Minneapolis, MN.

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!