Sierra DeMulder – “Roadtrip, 2008”

Performing at Icehouse

“We both thought we were pregnant. ‘What are the odds?’ We laughed, her feet on the dashboard, windows down, radio crying out for a lover, neither of us ready to be mothers yet.”

Don’t miss this incredible poem from Sierra DeMulder, performing at Icehouse in Minneapolis, MN.

Sierra’s fantastic book, We Slept Here is now available!

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Rudy Francisco, Ebony Stewart, Dave Harris, Porsha Olayiwola, Blythe Baird, Rachel Wiley, and our newest release from Kyle “Guante” Tran Myhre!

Best of Button Week 344

“I am in awe of this season, how every room in nature becomes a funeral.”

Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button playlist, featuring the top-viewed recent videos on the Button YouTube Channel. Today’s addition: Sierra DeMulder! Congrats Poet!

Check out the 2021 Button Poetry Chapbook Contest! Open November 15, 2021 – January 10, 2022. More info and full guidelines here!

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Andrea Gibson, Omar Holmon, Neil Hilborn, Porsha Olayiwola, Azura Tyabji & Jackson Neal, Blythe Baird, Bianca Phipps, and our newest release from Andrea Gibson!

Sierra DeMulder – “Autumn”

Performing at Icehouse

“I am in awe of this season, how every room in nature becomes a funeral.”

Don’t miss this powerful poem from Sierra DeMulder, performing at Icehouse in Minneapolis, MN.

Sierra’s book, WE SLEPT HERE, is now available!

Check out the 2021 Button Poetry Chapbook Contest! Open November 15, 2021 – January 10, 2022. More info and full guidelines here!

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by George Abraham, Rudy Francisco, Michael Lee, Blythe Baird, Raych Jackson, and our newest releases from L.E. Bowman & Patrick Roche!

Sierra DeMulder – “Gardener’s Daughter”

Performing at Camp Bar.

“Perfect isn’t where we’re from and we wouldn’t like it there anyway.”

Don’t miss this amazing poem from Sierra DeMulder, performing at Camp Bar in St.Paul.

Sierra’s book, WE SLEPT HERE, is now available!

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!

Sierra DeMulder – “When I Should’ve Left You” (250K Views!)

“Perhaps you knew all along, like a surgeon placing the plastic mask over my mouth, counting back from twenty.”

Congratulations to Sierra DeMulder on topping 250,000 views on this great poem. Check out more videos from Sierra here and here.

Don’t miss Sierra’s incredible book, WE SLEPT HERE, now available.



And while you’re here, make sure to check out our other books and merch as well, including our awesome t-shirts and poster and books by Jacqui Germain, Hanif Abdurraqib, Olivia Gatwood, Donte Collins, Melissa Lozada-Oliva, William Evans, and our newest release from Rudy Francisco!

Sierra DeMulder – “For My Niece Livia, Age 8” (100K Views!)

“I have enjoyed relearning you as you age. Every year unwraps a new layer.”

Congratulations to Sierra on topping 100,000 views on this beautiful poem. Watch more from Sierra here and here. Don’t forget to check out Sierra’s incredible book, We Slept Here.



And while you’re here, make sure to check out our other books and merch as well, including our awesome t-shirts and poster and books by Jacqui Germain, Hanif Abdurraqib, Olivia Gatwood, and our newest release from Donte Collins!

Best of 2016 #6: Sierra DeMulder – “Paper Dolls”

Best of 2016 #6:
Sierra DeMulder – “Paper Dolls”

“Know this: the person who did this to you
is broken. Not you.”

Heading into the new year, we’re counting down the top-viewed videos on Button from 2016! Coming in sixth on the list, “Paper Dolls” by Sierra DeMulder. Congratulations Sierra!

Note: This countdown list only covers a small fraction of the brilliant artists who let us share their work on our channel this year, and is by no means a definitive list of the “best” poems, simply the ones that got the most views. Take some time and check out more from the past year on our channel!


Sierra DeMulder – “Chai & Whiskey”

Performing at honey in Minneapolis.

“This must be real love, I said in the
more poetic draft of my life.”

Don’t miss this great poem from Sierra DeMulder, performing in Minneapolis. Check out a special deal on Sierra’s books, only available here.

And while you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out all 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.

Sierra DeMulder – “Paper Dolls” (100K Views!)

“Know this: the person who did this to you is broken. Not you.”




Congratulations to Sierra on topping 100,000 views on this incredible poem. Help support Button Poetry so we can continue broadcasting all these artists!
Check out more of Sierra’s work in her books, here.
And while you’re here, make sure to check out all our books and merch as well, including our awesome t-shirts and poster and new books by Jacqui Germain and Hanif Abdurraqib!

Best of Button Week 81

“Writing a list of ways I could be better and writing a suicide note
are the same thing.”

Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button playlist, featuring the top-viewed recent videos on the Button YouTube Channel. Today’s additions: Sierra DeMulder & Eric S. Congratulations poets!
While you’re here on our site, make sure to check out our books and merchandise in the Button Store, including books by Aziza Barnes, Danez Smith, Neil Hilborn and our JUST-RELEASED book from Hanif Abdurraqib!