Toaster – “Mondays” (100K Views!)

“Hello, love. Hello, moment allowed above the surface like a dolphin at war.”

Congratulations to Toaster for topping 100,000 views on this incredible poem! Watch more from Toaster here and here.

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Benaim & Lee Dual Bookiversary Sale

It’s the 5-Year Bookiversary of Depression & Other Magic Tricks by Sabrina Benaim

AND the 3-Year Bookiversary of The Only Worlds We Know by Michael Lee!

We have LIMITED signed copies of each book, as well as $10 paperbacks, eBooks, & audiobooks!

Don’t miss a chance to collect these items for yourself or gift to a friend! SALE ENDS 8.14.22.

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2022 Video Contest: Call for Submissions

Attention, poets! We value the work of novice and experienced creators and want to give you the opportunity to share it. The winner will receive $500 and their work will be featured on our YouTube.

Finalist judge: Sabrina Benaim, author of Depression & Other Magic Tricks.

Visit our FAQ page for more information!

The 2022 Video Contest closes August 31, 2022. Don’t wait until next year.

ENTER YOUR VIDEO HERE

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Best of Button Week 380

“Trust me, I know patience. A Black woman waiting is just another day ending in y.”

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

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Best of Button Week 379

“I don’t think we need to live forever in order to matter.”

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

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Best of Button Week 378

“If you get everything done, you will be relaxed. Visualize how relaxed you will be. Now stop. Get everything done.”

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

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While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Andrea Gibson, Andrea Gibson, Natasha T. Miller, Porsha Olayiwola, L.E. Bowman, Rudy Francisco, Rachel Wiley, and our newest release from Topaz Winters!

Sarah Kay – “The Type” (3M Views!)

“It is hard to stop loving the ocean, even after it’s left you gasping, salty.”

Congratulations to Sarah Kay for topping 3,000,000 views on this stunning poem! Watch more from Sarah here and here.

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Best of Button Week 377

“These butterflies can’t be pimped. These tokens ain’t free no more.”

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

Want to be featured on Button? Submit to the 2022 Video Contest – Submissions open July 19th!

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Best of Button Week 376

“Don’t ask me why I don’t like men if you hear me say I love women. Men fathom that I hate them simply because I don’t date them, and God knows how wrong they are. I’ve loved man.”

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

Want to be featured on Button? Submit to the 2022 Video Contest – Submissions open July 19th!

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Andrea Gibson, Andrea Gibson, Natasha T. Miller, Porsha Olayiwola, L.E. Bowman, Rudy Francisco, Rachel Wiley, and our newest release from Topaz Winters!

Blythe Baird – “What A Body Inherits (after Hieu Minh Nguyen)” (100K Views!)

“When I was younger, I was convinced my mother was the only person who has ever hated my body more than I did.”

Congratulations to Blythe Baird for topping 100,000 views on this powerful poem! Watch more from Blythe here and here.

Get Blythe’s stunning book, Sweet, Young, & Worried.

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