Dan Roman – “Living with Depression” (500K Views!)

“He wants my friends and family to forget my name, only remember his.”

Congratulations to Dan Roman for topping 500,000 views on this incredible poem! Watch more CUPSI 2015 here here.



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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!

Jamie Mortara – “Some Things You Need to Know Before Dating Me” (1M Views!)

“I like long walks on the beach, directly into the bottom of the ocean.”

Congratulations to Jamie Mortara on topping 1,000,000 views on this beautiful poem. Check out more videos from Jamie 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 release from 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!

Raven McGill – “Meanwhile, in Post-Racist America” (100K Views!)

“It’s ‘fun’ and ‘edgy’ for someone else to wear our face, but damning for us to wear our face.”

Congratulations to Raven McGill on topping 100,000 views on this inexorable poem! Watch more videos from the National Poetry Slam 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, Andrea Gibson, Blythe Baird, Desireé Dallagiacomo, Dave Harris, Michael Lee, & our newest release from Raych Jackson!

Javon Johnson – “When The Cancer Comes” (100K Views!)

“At this rate, we will have to lower our dead into ground they could not afford to live in.”

Congratulations to Javon Johnson on topping 100,000 views on this moving 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, Andrea Gibson, Blythe Baird, Desireé Dallagiacomo, Dave Harris, & our newest release from Michael Lee!

Sabrina Benaim – “The Truth Has Three Sides” (100K Views!)

“I miss you, but I don’t wish you were here.”

Congratulations to Sabrina Benaim on topping 100,000 views on this heart-wrenching poem! Watch more videos from Sabrina 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, Andrea Gibson, Blythe Baird, Desireé Dallagiacomo, Dave Harris, & our newest release from Michael Lee!

Crystal Valentine – “Tempest” (100K Views!)

“I was never prey, but I was always preyed upon.”

Congratulations to Crystal Valentine on topping 100,000 views on this powerfully built poem! Watch more videos from Crystal 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, Andrea Gibson, Blythe Baird, Desireé Dallagiacomo, Dave Harris, & our newest release from Michael Lee!

Gabriel Green – “Ask a Black Dude” (250K views!)

“This product is satisfaction guaranteed. You’ll understand black culture in just thirty days. Your friends will envy at your new found liberal social consciousness.”

Congratulations to Gabriel Green on topping 250,000 views on this perspicacious poem! Watch more videos from CUPSI 2015 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, Andrea Gibson, Blythe Baird, Desireé Dallagiacomo, Dave Harris, & our newest release from Michael Lee!

Julissa Emile – “Tropical Depression” (250K 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 250,000 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, Neil Hilborn, Andrea Gibson, Blythe Baird, Desireé Dallagiacomo, & our newest release from Michael Lee!

Michael Lee – “Waking Up Naked” (500K Views!)

“The strongest I have ever felt was the first time I said ‘no’ to a drink.”

Congratulations to Michael Lee for topping 500,000 views on this incredible poem! Watch more videos from Michael here and here.



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Bianca Phipps – “Stay With Me” (500K Views!)

“Handing over all my secrets is like giving someone with trembling fingers a loaded gun and putting it against my heart.”

Congratulations to Bianca Phipps on topping 500,000 views on this amazing poem! Watch more videos from Bianca 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, Andrea Gibson, Blythe Baird, Desireé Dallagiacomo, & our newest release from Dave Harris!