Neil Hilborn – “Moving Day” (100K Views!)

“A sparrow flew just over my feet, its wings
beating against its own body, a sound not unlike applause.”

Congratulations to Neil on topping 100,000 on this gorgeous poem. You can get this poem and more in his best-selling book, Our Numbered Days.



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Jamie Mortara – “Some Things You Should Know Before Dating Me” (250K Views!)

“Too many people have claimed they can read me like a book
and then they went and put me on a shelf.”

Congratulations to Jamie on topping 250,000 views on their excellent poem. Check out more of Jamie’s work here.



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Phil Kaye – “Repetition” (250K Views!)

“You watch the sun set too often, it just becomes 6 PM.
You make the same mistake over and over, you’ll stop calling it a mistake.”

Congratulations to Phil on topping 250,000 views on this beautiful poem.



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Ollie Schminkey – “Boobs” (500K Views!)

“My body is not wrong.
The way people talk about my body is wrong.
But my body is the only thing I can change.”

Congratulations to Ollie on topping 500,000 views on this fantastic poem. Help support Button Poetry so we can continue broadcasting all these artists!
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Porsha Olayiwola – “Water” (100K Views!)

“I’ve heard sharks followed slave ships crossing the atlantic ocean, trailing black bodies thrown overboard.”

Congratulations to Porsha on topping 100,000 views on this stunning poem. Help support Button Poetry so we can continue broadcasting all these artists!
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