Muna Abdulahi – “Daughter of Intersectionality” (Button Live)


Performing at Button Poetry Live.

“I am a daughter who has not yet met her motherland.”

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

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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, Sabrina Benaim, Rachel Wiley, Neil Hilborn, Phil Kaye, & our newest release from Andrea Gibson!

Muna Abdulahi – “Cultural Relatives” (Button Live)


Performing at Button Poetry Live.

“My family tree does not consist of blood relatives, my family tree consists of people who shed blood for each other.”

Don’t miss this remarkable poem from Muna Abdulahi, performing at Button Poetry Live.

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, Hanif Abdurraqib, Donte Collins, Melissa Lozada-Oliva, Rachel Wiley, & our newest release from Neil Hilborn!

Muna Abdulahi – “The Unwritten Letter from my Immigrant Parent” (Button Live)

Performing at Button Poetry Live.

“My daughter, you are called first-generation for a reason, it is because the American dream was never meant for me, it was always, always meant for you.”

Don’t miss this spectacular poem from Muna Abdulahi, 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 Neil Hilborn, Mahogany L. Browne, Olivia Gatwood, Hanif Abdurraqib, Jacqui Germain, Aaron Coleman, Donte Collins, Sabrina Benaim, & our newest release from Melissa Lozada-Oliva.

Muna Abdulahi – “Not A Leader” (Button Live)

Performing at Button Poetry Live.

“Instead of my parents teaching me how to ride a bike with no training wheels, they would practice pulling my headscarf off to teach me how to react.”

Don’t miss this phenomenal poem by Muna Abdulahi, performing at the 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.

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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 Willis-Abdurraqib, Olivia Gatwood, our newest release from Donte Collins & more.