Melissa Lozada-Oliva & Jonathan Mendoza – “Date My Mom!” (100K Views!)

“My mom does not need to make space for you, but if you’re cool enough, maybe she will. Can you handle her cool?”

Congratulations to Melissa and Jonathan on topping 100,000 views on this great poem. Check out more videos from Melissa Lozada-Oliva & Jonathan Mendoza here and here.

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Cassidy Foust – “The Knife That Carves” (250K Views!)

“But I’ve been learning this for years. My body, feast. Her body, feast. My body, never the knife that carves it. I may not crack the bone, but I do drink the marrow.”

Congratulations to Cassidy on topping 250,000 views on this great poem. Check out more videos from Cassidy Foust here and here.

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Kevin Kantor – “A Letter from Cancer” (250K Views!)

“Breathe with me, bleed out with me. We will waste away together.”

Congratulations to Kevin on topping 250,000 views on this sensational poem. Check out more videos from Kevin Kantor here and here.

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Sierra DeMulder – “For My Niece Livia, Age 8” (100K Views!)

“I have enjoyed relearning you as you age. Every year unwraps a new layer.”

Congratulations to Sierra on topping 100,000 views on this beautiful poem. Watch more from Sierra here and here. Don’t forget to check out Sierra’s incredible book, We Slept Here.



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Victoria Morgan – “How to Succeed in Heartbreak” (500K Views!)

“Do not pick yourself up, do not be okay, because heartbreak is not about being okay, it is about remembering you were okay before.”

Congratulations to Victoria on topping 500,000 views on this phenomenal poem. Want to have your video featured on Button Poetry? Video submissions are open NOW, August 1st – September 15th!



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Neil Hilborn – “Punk Rock John” (100K Views!)

“As long as I have hands, I can break something. As long as we can breathe, we can sing.”

Congratulations to Neil on topping 100,000 views on this classic poem. Watch more from Neil here and here. Don’t forget to check out Neil’s bestselling book, Our Numbered Days.



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Bianca Phipps – “The Heartbreaker Poem” (500K Views!)

“Your father teaches you how to be the first one to walk away. Leave, before they realize you were not worth staying for.”

Congratulations to Bianca on topping 500,000 views on this wonderful poem. Watch more from Bianca here and here.



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Elizabeth Acevedo – “An Open Letter to the Protesters Outside the Planned Parenthood” (100K Views!)

“You don’t know my god. You and mine ain’t on speaking terms.”

Congratulations to Elizabeth on topping 100,000 views on this fantastic poem. Watch more from Elizabeth here and here.



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