Crystal Valentine & Aaliyah Jihad – “Hide Your Shea Butter” (250K Views!)

“It’s not just that you take what we create, it’s that it always gets
lost in translation.”

Congratulations to Crystal & Aaliyah on topping 250,000 views on this marvelous poem. Watch more from Crystal and Aaliyah here.



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Melissa Lozada-Oliva – “Bitches” (250K Views!)

“The women in my family are bitches. Cranky bitches, stuck-up bitches, customer-service-turned-sour bitches.”

Congratulations to Melissa on topping 250,000 views on this magnificent poem. Pre-order your copy of Melissa’s book, Peluda, coming soon from Button Poetry.



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Patrick Roche – “Siri: A Coping Mechanism” (500K Views!)

“Opening voicemails. He does not tell anyone he still has ones from his dead father. He will not delete them. He will not delete dead grandparents’ contact information. He will not delete anything.”

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



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Terisa Siagatonu – “Note to Self” (250K Views)

“At least her words will feel like a mirror critiquing its own reflection, the kind of hate that makes you feel more at home and less like the floorboards.”

Congratulations to Terisa on topping 250,000 views on this magnificent poem. Watch more from Terisa here and here.



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Rudy Francisco – “My Honest Poem” (250K Views!)

“My hobbies include editing my life story, hiding behind metaphors, and trying to convince my shadow that I’m someone worth following.”

Congratulations to Rudy on topping 250,000 views on this incredible poem. Watch more from Rudy here and here.

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Javon Johnson – “Last Conversation Between Malcolm X and His Daughter” (100K Views!)

“It is your job to show them how they murdered a human being.”

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



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