Rachel Wiley – “Dry Cake Wishes and Tap Water Dreams” (100K Views!)

“I wish him a lifetime of safety and platitudes, a soundtrack of fluorescent lights humming. I do not wish him me, though. Never me again.”

Congratulations to Rachel Wiley on topping 100,000 views on this incredible poem. Check out more videos from Rachel here and here.

Don’t miss Rachel’s forthcoming book, NOTHING IS OKAY, preorder now available!



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Brenna Twohy – “Anxiety: A Ghost Story” (1 MILLION VIEWS!)

“You love me like the family walking through Horror-Land holding hands. You are not stupid, or careless, or even brave, you’ve just never seen the close up of a haunting.”

Congratulations to Brenna Twohy on topping 1,000,000 views on this remarkable poem. Check out more videos from Brenna here and here.



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Joyce Lee – “Mad Love” (100K Views!)

“Everything happens for a reason. For instance, I busted the windows out your car so you could get the air I assumed you were talking about when you said I was suffocating you.”

Congratulations to Joyce Lee on topping 100,000 views on this incredible poem. Check out more videos from Joyce here and here.



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Kevin Kantor – “Honest Confessions on Letting Go” (500K Views!)

“You were afraid of the monster in your closet, and I was afraid it had already climbed into bed with us.”

Congratulations to Kevin Kantor on topping 500,000 views on this fantastic poem. Check out more videos from Kevin here and here.



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Sierra DeMulder – “When I Should’ve Left You” (250K Views!)

“Perhaps you knew all along, like a surgeon placing the plastic mask over my mouth, counting back from twenty.”

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

Don’t miss Sierra’s incredible book, WE SLEPT HERE, now available.



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Edwin Bodney – “When a Boy Tells You He Loves You” (2 MILLION VIEWS!)

“That was when you learned that when a boy says I love you he means I am getting ready to be inconsistent with you now.”

Congratulations to Edwin Bodney on topping 2,000,000 views on this magnificent poem. Check out more videos from Edwin here and here.



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Anna Binkovitz – “On Being Left” (100K Views!)

“We, a ten-month belly laugh, are done now. Fading into only stomach ache.”

Congratulations to Anna Binkovitz on topping 100,000 views on this fantastic poem. Check out more videos from Anna here and here.



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Brenna Twohy – “Another Rape Poem” (500K Views!)

“I am tired of hearing rape poems, the same way soldiers are tired of hearing their own guns go off.”

Congratulations to Brenna Twohy on topping 500,000 views on this marvelous poem. Check out more from Brenna here and here.



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Emi Mahmoud – “How to Translate a Joke” (100K Views!)

“This joke that I heard in Arabic hurts just as much in English, and French, and in any other dialect.”

Congratulations to Emi Mahmoud on topping 100,000 views on this sensational poem. Check out more videos from Emi here and here.

Send us your poems! The 2017 Button Poetry Chapbook Contest is now open for submissions. November 15th – January 5th, 2017. Check out the full information and guidelines for the contest here!



And while you’re here, make sure to check out our other books and merch as well, including our awesome t-shirts and poster and books by Jacqui Germain, Hanif Abdurraqib, Olivia Gatwood, Donte Collins, Melissa Lozada-Oliva, William Evans, and our newest release from Rudy Francisco!

Sabrina Benaim – “The Slow Now” (100K Views!)

“This morning said, ‘Do not press snooze.’ You pressed ‘snooze’ but only once. Congratulations.”

Congratulations to Sabrina Benaim on topping 100,000 views on this wonderful poem. Check out more videos from Sabrina here and here!

Make sure to check out Sabrina’s debut book, DEPRESSION & OTHER MAGIC TRICKS, now available!

Send us your poems! The 2017 Button Poetry Chapbook Contest is now open for submissions. November 15th – January 5th, 2017. Check out the full information and guidelines for the contest here!



And while you’re here, make sure to check out our other books and merch as well, including our awesome t-shirts and poster and books by Jacqui Germain, Hanif Abdurraqib, Olivia Gatwood, Donte Collins, Melissa Lozada-Oliva, William Evans, and our newest release from Rudy Francisco!