“Someone’s gonna ask you how you did it. How you’re doing it right now.”
Don’t miss this great poem from Angelique Palmer, performing at the 2016 Women of the World Poetry Slam. 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.
“The strongest I have ever felt was the first time I said no to a drink. I have said no every morning since September 29, 2008.”
Today, Michael Lee celebrates seven years of sobriety. Check out his inspiring poem about addiction and recovery below.
This poem was performed and filmed at the Soap Boxing Poetry Slam in Saint Paul, which has recently joined forces with Button Poetry to create Button Poetry Live, a new monthly show featuring some of the top poets from around the country as well as local performers. If you’re in the Twin Cities area, don’t miss our Grand Opening on Monday, October 5th at Camp Bar in Downtown Saint Paul. Tickets available here (for priority seating) or at the door.