Category: buttonpoetry

My friend musters every bit of New Age jargon …

My friend musters every bit of New Age jargon she can fit onto her tongue and says, ‘What if you are the love of your life?’ I think, ‘Oh my god, I hope that’s not true,’
because I am absolutely not my type.

Rachel Wiley, “Belly Kisses”. Get your copy of…

Rachel Wiley, “Belly Kisses”. Get your copy of Rachel’s book, NOTHING IS OKAY.

Let me smile all the hurt out of you with my s…

Let me smile all the hurt out of you with my shining teeth.

If we can give each other permission to die, w…

If we can give each other permission to die, we can give each other permission to live.

The first time a woman told me that I was the …

The first time a woman told me that I was the only fat man she had ever wanted to fuck I could only say [     ]

Fat Girl walks into the doctor’s for an ear-ac…

Fat Girl walks into the doctor’s for an ear-ache and gets asked if she’s ever eaten a salad.

I suffer from unrequited self love. I love mys…

I suffer from unrequited self love. I love myself, but I don’t love myself
back.

Andrea Gibson, “Lord of the Butterflies&…

Andrea Gibson, “Lord of the Butterflies”. Don’t miss Andrea’s incredible book, LORD OF THE BUTTERFLIES.

When I complain about growing up lonely as an …

When I complain about growing up lonely as an only child, I am also complaining about a full stomach and a mouth that has stopped watering.

Last week, they told me ninety pounds was not …

Last week, they told me ninety pounds was not heavy enough to die, so today I had my first full course meal.