Olivia Gatwood – “Jordan Convinced Me That Pads Are Disgusting”

Performing at her Book Release Party.

“I was terrified of tampons, or rather, terrified of the undiscovered crater, the muscle that holds and pulls and keeps and sheds.”

Don’t miss this sensational poem from Olivia Gatwood, performing at her book release in St. Paul, MN.

Pick up your copy of Olivia’s book, New American Best Friend, now available for order!

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, Hanif Abdurraqib, Jacqui Germain, Aaron Coleman, Donte Collins, Sabrina Benaim, our newest release from William Evans & more.

Raych Jackson – “Period Rules”

Performing at the 2017 Rustbelt Poetry Festival.

“‘That time of the month’ has about double the amount of syllables as ‘period’.”

Don’t miss this fantastic poem by Raych Jackson, performing at the 2017 Rustbelt Poetry Festival. Want to have your video featured on Button Poetry? Video submissions open August 1st!

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, our newest release from Olivia Gatwood & more.