Aja Monet – “The First Time” (100K Views)

“We were always fighting them. All those people out there fighting us, doing everything to remind us of our place.”

Congratulations to Aja Monet for topping 100,000 views on this amazing poem! Watch more from CUPSI 2016 here.

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Shay Alexi Stewart – “Song of the Prettybird” (100K Views!)

“My left side is my best side. I have a best side. I have a better half. I am a half.”

Congratulations to Shay Alexi Stewart for topping 100,000 views on this fantastic poem! Watch more from CUPSI 2016 here.

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Emi Mahmoud – “The Bride” (100K Views)

“The first thing her mother taught her was how to wipe the tears before the blood dries.”

Congratulations to Emi Mahmoud for topping 100,000 views on this incredible poem! Watch more from WOWPS 2016 here.

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Leah Anderson – “You Ask Me What I Am So You May Know How To Fear Me” (100K Views!)

“I can tell you my history by the things my eyes have seen, but you learn nothing by the shape of them.”

Congratulations to Leah Anderson for topping 100,000 views on this great poem! Watch more from Button Poetry Live here.

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Reagan Myers – “Depression is Funny Like That” (2M Views!)

“I’m so tired of talking about my depression as someone else: a ghost that haunts me and I am afraid of the seance.”

Congratulations to Reagan Myers for topping 2,000,000 views on this powerful poem! Watch more from Button Poetry Live here.

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Shasparay – “Black Girl Magic” (100K Views!)

“These names are just the shields for the names we speak in the dark to remember our darkness.”

Congratulations to Shasparay for topping 100,000 views on this powerful poem! Watch more from WoWPS 2016.here.



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Iain Kohn – “Terrified of People” (250K Views!)

“Loneliness is my specialty like trembling that of an earthquake, or how a closet is supposed to hide all the right parts of me.”

Congratulations to Iain Kohn for topping 250,000 views on this amazing poem! Watch more from Get Lit.here.



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Neiel Israel – “When a Black Man Walks” (500K Views!)

“When a Black man walks, he is always hunted, he is always animal, he is always standing out like a living corpse.”

Congratulations to Neiel Israel for topping 500,000 views on this absolutely amazing poem! Watch more from Button Poetry Live here.



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Omar Holmon – “A Case Study in Black Girl Magic” (250K Views!)

“After being dumped on New Year’s Day, which is two weeks before my birthday, I’m in my room processing this and pouting. The key word here is pouting.”

Congratulations to Omar Holmon for topping 100,000 views on this absolutely amazing poem! Watch more from Button Poetry Live here.

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