Performing at Button Poetry Live. “The boy does not ask if he can choke me, so i pretend to die while he’s doing it.” Don’t miss this new poem from Olivia Gatwood, performing at Button Poetry Live. Get your copy of Olivia’s book, New American Best Friend, here.
“My tongue is well-trained in the sit-still, it’s my hands that can’t keep a secret.”
Don’t miss this excellent new poem from Sabrina Benaim, featuring at Button Poetry Live, January 2017. Keep an eye out for Sabrina’s forthcoming book, Depression & Other Magic Tricks, out Fall 2017 with Button!
“When I tell you that my anxiety is a camera that shows everyone I love as bones, when I tell you that panic is a stubborn phantom—she will grab onto me and not let go for months—this is the part of the story when everyone is telling you to run.”
Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button Playlist, featuring the hottest recent videos on the Button YouTube channel. Updated every week! Today’s additions: Brenna Twohy, Raven McGill, and Effy Fritz. Congratulations poets!