Miss K – “Fat [Noun]” (Button Live)

Performing at Button Poetry Live.

“I say I am fat, and my mother reminds me that I have fingernails, but that I am not a fingernail, so having fat does not make me fat.”

Don’t miss this magnificent poem from Miss K, performing at Button Poetry Live.

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

Javon Johnson – “Baby Brother” (100K Views!)

“We teach boys that in order to become men they have to kill off their emotional selves.”

Congratulations to Javon Johnson for topping 100,000 views on this powerful poem! Watch more videos from Javon here and here!



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

Kopano Maroga – “Disappearing”

2018 Button Poetry Video Contest.

“I would like to be in love and not have to lose. I would like to be alive and not have to lose.”

Don’t miss this incredible poem by Kopano Maroga, an honorable mention in the 2018 Button Poetry Video Contest!

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Dave Harris – “Preparing A Meal”

Featuring at Honey.

“You know nothing of love until you watch someone go hungry for you. Even then, what do you know of hunger?”

Don’t miss this tremendous poem from Dave Harris, featuring at Honey in Minneapolis, MN.

Dave’s debut book, PATRICIDE, is now available for pre-order! Get your signed copy before they’re gone!

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

Sabrina Benaim – “Nature vs. Nurture”

Performing at Amsterdam Bar and Hall.

“There are nights my smile is the simple act of baring my teeth.”

Don’t miss this beautiful poem from Sabrina Benaim, performing at Amsterdam Bar and Hall in St. Paul, MN.

Sabrina’s highly acclaimed debut book, DEPRESSION & OTHER MAGIC TRICKS, is now available to order! Get your copy now!

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

Best of Button Week 211

“I’m sorry to the parts of me I burned while begging you to stay.”

Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button playlist, featuring the top-viewed recent videos on the Button YouTube Channel. Today’s additions: Rola Alasmar, Blythe Baird, & Shane Hawley! Congrats Poets!

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

Jonathan Mendoza – “Onomástico”

2017 Button Poetry Video Contest.

“Ask me of my name, and I will tell you of the first men who brought it here.”

Don’t miss this powerful poem by Jonathan Mendoza, contestant from the 2017 Button Poetry Video Contest!

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