Best of Button Week 245

“I am trying to sleep on the front porch of forgiveness.”

Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button playlist, featuring the top-viewed recent videos on the Button YouTube Channel. Today’s additions: Blythe Baird, Andrea Gibson, & Rachel Wiley! 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, Brenna Twohy, & our newest releases from Porsha Olayiwola & Jared Singer!

Button Poetry made an app called Button TV! It’s like Netflix for poetry. You can listen to your favorite poets while using other apps!

Download the Button TV app where apps are got. Available for Apple iOS, Android, and Desktop!

Don’t miss out on our next submission period! The 2019 Chapbook Contest starts November 15th, 2019 and ends January 5th, 2020!

T. Miller – “The Difference Between a Girlfriend and a Woman” (1M Views!!)

“A girlfriend will give you butterflies. A woman will give you eagles with wings strong enough to cause a hurricane in your lungs every time you take a breath in her presence.”

Congratulations to T. Miller for topping 1,000,000 views on this unbelievable poem! Watch more from Button Poetry Live here.



href=”https://buttonpoetry.com/shop”>the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Sabrina Benaim, Neil Hilborn, Michael Lee, Blythe Baird, Raych Jackson, & our newest releases from Jared Singer & Porsha Olayiwola!

Button Poetry made an app called Button TV! It’s like Netflix for poetry. You can listen to your favorite poets while using other apps!

Download the Button TV app where apps are got. Available for Apple iOS, Android, and Desktop!

Don’t miss out on our next submission period! The 2019 Chapbook Contest starts November 15th, 2019 and ends January 5th, 2020!

Best of Button Week 244

“Had my father not been deported, he and my mother might have had another child. It’s likely they’d build a new back porch and have a garden with peppers just like our neighbor.”

Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button playlist, featuring the top-viewed recent videos on the Button YouTube Channel. Today’s additions: Porsha Olayiwola, & Lalli Mangum! 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, Brenna Twohy, & our newest releases from Porsha Olayiwola & Jared Singer!

Button Poetry made an app called Button TV! It’s like Netflix for poetry. You can listen to your favorite poets while using other apps!

Download the Button TV app where apps are got. Available for Apple iOS, Android, and Desktop!

Don’t miss out on our next submission period! The 2019 Chapbook Contest starts November 15th, 2019 and ends January 5th, 2020!

Gabriel Ramirez – “Black Boy Auditions For His Own Funeral” (100K Views!!)

“Take what flowers grow from me, make a bouquet from my mother, for all mothers who lose children and are left with shovels to bury what they thought would be the rest of their lives.”

Congratulations to Gabriel Ramirez for topping 100,000 views on this incredible poem! Watch more from Rustbelt 2018 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, Michael Lee, Blythe Baird, Desireé Dallagiacomo, & our newest releases from Brenna Twohy & Raych Jackson!

Button Poetry made an app called Button TV! It’s like Netflix for poetry. You can listen to your favorite poets while using other apps!

Download the Button TV app where apps are got. Available for Apple iOS, Android, and Desktop!

Don’t miss out on our next submission period! The 2019 Chapbook Contest starts November 15th, 2019 and ends January 5th, 2020!

Best of Button Week 243

“Why am I forced to sit in a class that acknowledges your work, but not the imperialism or sexism it’s built on?”

Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button playlist, featuring the top-viewed recent videos on the Button YouTube Channel. Today’s additions: Angelica Maria Aguilera, & Michael Lee! 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, Michael Lee, Raych Jackson, Brenna Twohy, & our newest release from Porsha Olayiwola!

Button Poetry made an app called Button TV! It’s like Netflix for poetry. You can listen to your favorite poets while using other apps!

Download the Button TV app where apps are got. Available for Apple iOS, Android, and Desktop!

Don’t miss out on our next submission period! The 2019 Chapbook Contest starts November 15th, 2019 and ends January 5th, 2020!

Nora Cooper – “On Silence” (100k Views!)

“Even when you say nothing, I believe you.”

Congratulations to Nora Cooper for topping 100,000 views on this magnificent poem! Watch more from Rustbelt 2018 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, Michael Lee, Blythe Baird, Desireé Dallagiacomo, & our newest releases from Brenna Twohy & Raych Jackson!

Button Poetry made an app called Button TV! It’s like Netflix for poetry. You can listen to your favorite poets while using other apps!

Download the Button TV app where apps are got. Available for Apple iOS, Android, and Desktop!

Don’t miss out on our next submission period! The 2019 Chapbook Contest starts November 15th, 2019 and ends January 5th, 2020!

Best of Button Week 242

“You won’t be receiving any actual therapy sessions while you’re here, but we will recommend them as treatment for after we let you out.”

Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button playlist, featuring the top-viewed recent videos on the Button YouTube Channel. Today’s additions: Anita D, Brenna Twohy, Muna Abdulahi, & Zach Goldberg! 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, Michael Lee, Raych Jackson, Brenna Twohy, & our newest release from Porsha Olayiwola!

Button Poetry made an app called Button TV! It’s like Netflix for poetry. You can listen to your favorite poets while using other apps!

Download the Button TV app where apps are got. Available for Apple iOS, Android, and Desktop!

Don’t miss out on our next submission period! The 2019 Chapbook Contest starts November 15th, 2019 and ends January 5th, 2020!

Doc Luben – “14 Lines from Love Letters or Suicide Notes” (2M Views!)

“How do we forgive ourselves for all of the things we did not become?”

Congratulations to Doc Luben for topping 2,00,000 views on this great poem! Watch more IWPS 2014 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, Michael Lee, Blythe Baird, Desireé Dallagiacomo, & our newest releases from Brenna Twohy & Raych Jackson!

Button Poetry made an app called Button TV! It’s like Netflix for poetry. You can listen to your favorite poets while using other apps!

Download the Button TV app where apps are got. Available for Apple iOS, Android, and Desktop!

Don’t miss out on our next submission period! The 2019 Chapbook Contest starts November 15th, 2019 and ends January 5th, 2020!

Best of Button Week 241

“Duck you autocorrect. You keep playing with me, keep acting like I ain’t said what I said.”

Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button playlist, featuring the top-viewed recent videos on the Button YouTube Channel. Today’s additions: Meccamorphosis, Blythe Baird, Andrea Gibson, & Sierra DeMulder! 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, Desireé Dallagiacomo, Michael Lee, & our newest releases from Raych Jackson and Brenna Twohy!

Button Poetry made an app called Button TV! It’s like Netflix for poetry. You can listen to your favorite poets while using other apps!

Download the Button TV app where apps are got. Available for Apple iOS, Android, and Desktop!

Don’t miss out on our next submission period! The 2019 Chapbook Contest starts November 15th, 2019 and ends January 5th, 2020!

Sophie Priceman – “How Teenage Girls Are Like Poetry” (250K Views!)

“At fifteen you need to fall in love with your own voice because nobody will ask you to speak.”

Congratulations to Sophie Priceman for topping 250,000 views on this amazing poem! Watch more GET LIT 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, Michael Lee, Blythe Baird, Desireé Dallagiacomo, & our newest releases from Brenna Twohy & Raych Jackson!

Button Poetry made an app called Button TV! It’s like Netflix for poetry. You can listen to your favorite poets while using other apps!

Download the Button TV app where apps are got. Available for Apple iOS, Android, and Desktop!

Don’t miss out on our next submission period! The 2019 Chapbook Contest starts November 15th, 2019 and ends January 5th, 2020!