Summer Durant – “Same”

Performing at Rustbelt 2018.

“I think it’s regrettable that we need to see ourselves in someone before we care about their struggle.”

Don’t miss this incredible poem from Summer Durant, performing at the 2018 Rustbelt Poetry Festival in Detroit, MI.

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Sabrina Benaim, Neil Hilborn, Andrea Gibson, Blythe Baird, Desireé Dallagiacomo, & our newest release from Dave Harris!

Summer Durant – “Future Not Fetish” (Button Live)


Performing at Button Poetry Live.

“Foreign: I don’t see myself that way. I see myself as red, white, and blue as the people who tell me to go back to my country when I never left in the first place.”

Don’t miss this phenomenal poem from Summer Durant, 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!