Best of Button Week 208

“I count the exits in a room as quickly as I count the exits in a conversation.”

Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button playlist, featuring the top-viewed recent videos on the Button YouTube Channel. Today’s additions: Emi Mahmoud, Desireé Dallagiacomo, EJ Schoenborn, & Timmy Sutton. 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!

Matt Coonan – “Fish” (100K Views!)

“That boy loved how the hook pierced his skin, it’s like he kept trying to catch himself.”

Congratulations to Matt Coonan on topping 100,000 views on this incredible poem! Watch more videos from Matt 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!

Best of Button Week 207

“I always say a prayer under my breath after I tell someone they’re beautiful.”

Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button playlist, featuring the top-viewed recent videos on the Button YouTube Channel. Today’s additions: Isha Camara, Blythe Baird, Shay Alexi, Ryan Jones, Nate Mask, & Christina Schmitt! 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!

Alysia Harris – “This Woman” (250K Views!)

“I marched through my own heart armed with nothing and came out the other side.”

Congratulations to Alysia Harris on topping 250,000 views on this powerful poem! Watch more videos from Alysia 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!

Ben Wenzl – “Mental Illness: The Musical!” (250K Views!)

“The role of college will be played by me sleeping, also the role of work will be played by me sleeping.”

Congratulations to Ben Wenzl on topping 250,000 views on this remarkable poem! Watch more videos from Ben 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, Rachel Wiley, Neil Hilborn, Phil Kaye, Andrea Gibson, & our newest release from Blythe Baird!

Best of Button Week 205

“This has always been a matter of equity, right? So how about we become equally unequal. No lives matter.”

Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button playlist, featuring the top-viewed recent videos on the Button YouTube Channel. Today’s additions: Kofi Dadzie, Sabrina Benaim, Asia Samson, & Rob Mitchell! Congrats poets!

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Hanif Abdurraqib, Donte Collins, Neil Hilborn, Andrea Gibson, & our newest release from Blythe Baird!

Julissa Emile – “Tropical Depression” (100K Views!)

“It is the tenth time this year that my mental health has deferred me from cleaning my room.”

Congratulations to Julissa Emile on topping 100,000 views on this remarkable poem! Watch more videos from the 2018 Rustbelt Poetry Festival here!



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

Best of Button Week 204

“Why do they call it the land of the free when even the dead can’t leave?”
 
Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button playlist, featuring the top-viewed recent videos on the Button YouTube Channel. Today’s additions: Emi Mahmoud, Zack Lesmeister, & Arvind Nandakumar! Congrats poets!
 
While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Hanif Abdurraqib, Donte Collins, Neil Hilborn, Andrea Gibson, & our newest release from Blythe Baird!

Best of Button Week 203

“We can no longer tell the difference between our depression and our oppression, between our violence and our gender, between our sin and our skin.”
 
Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button playlist, featuring the top-viewed recent videos on the Button YouTube Channel. Today’s additions: Alok Vaid-Menon, Mya Rigoli, Desireé Dallagiacomo, & Blythe Baird! Congrats poets!
 
While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Hanif Abdurraqib, Donte Collins, Neil Hilborn, Andrea Gibson, & our newest release from Blythe Baird!