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.

Don’t miss Rudy’s forthcoming book on the Button Poetry press! Pre-order your copy of Helium today!



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Dave McAlinden – “If I Was Your God” (250K Views!)

“See, if I was a therapist, you probably wouldn’t want to go to me. But I would listen. Like a best friend on Adderall.”

Congratulations to Dave on topping 250,000 views on this incredible poem.

Come to Minneapolis, MN, June 2-3 for the 2017 Rustbelt Poetry Festival, hosted by Button Poetry! Tickets are now available!



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, and Aaron Coleman!

Siaara Freeman – “The Drug Dealer’s Daughter” (500K Views!)

“Some nights I put on my father’s chalk outline and I teach it how to walk.”

Congratulations to Siaara on topping 500,000 views on this amazing poem.
Come to Minneapolis, MN, June 2-3 for the 2017 Rustbelt Poetry Festival, hosted by Button Poetry! Tickets are now available!



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 new books by Jacqui Germain, Hanif Abdurraqib, Olivia Gatwood, and Aaron Coleman!

Justin Lamb – “For the People Who Ask Me If I’m Tired” (500K Views!)

“The only way your query would be useful would be if it were the preface to a longer, more solution-oriented statement, like ‘Hey! Are you tired? Because I just set up a hammock in your office!'”

Congratulations to Justin on topping 500,000 views on this marvelous poem. Check out more from Justin here and here.
Come to Minneapolis, MN, June 2-3 for the 2017 Rustbelt Poetry Festival, hosted by Button Poetry! Tickets are now available!



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 new books by Jacqui Germain, Hanif Abdurraqib, Olivia Gatwood, and Aaron Coleman!

Jess Rizkallah – “i am but i’m not” (100K Views!)

“I don’t look like most of my family, I look like the people who hurt my family.”

Congratulations to Jess on topping 100,000 views on this wonderful poem.

Come to Minneapolis, MN, June 2-3 for the 2017 Rustbelt Poetry Festival, hosted by Button Poetry! Tickets are now available!



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, and Aaron Coleman!

Doc Luben – “14 Lines from Love Letters or Suicide Notes” (1M Views!)

“How do we forgive ourselves for all the things we did not become?”

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



Come to Minneapolis, MN, June 2-3 for the 2017 Rustbelt Poetry Festival, hosted by Button Poetry! Tickets are now available!
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 new books by Jacqui Germain, Hanif Abdurraqib, and Aaron Coleman!