Will Giles – “Choir” (Button Live)

Performing at Button Poetry Live.

“This is how I think song can be sharpened into a knife.
Misery and memory just minor chords in the same chorus.”

Don’t miss this incredible poem by Will Giles, performing at Button Poetry Live, September 2016. 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.

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, Hanif Abdurraqib, Jacqui Germain, Sam Sax & more.

Jeanann Verlee – “Hereditary” (WOWPS 2016)

Performing at WOWPS 2016.

“One time I said, ‘Mom, calm down,’ and she slapped me
so hard I forgot her name.”

Don’t miss this amazing poem from Jeanann Verlee, performing at the 2016 Women of the World Poetry Slam in Brooklyn, NY.
While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including Button t-shirts in both female and unisex cuts, and books and more by many of your favorite Button artists.