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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Sierra DeMulder – “Paper Dolls” (100K Views!)

“Know this: the person who did this to you is broken. Not you.”




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Sibel Sayiner & Violet Trachtenberg – “Pride” (100K Views!)

“With your corporate conglomerate co-sponsors and policemen lining the sidewalks, whose equality are you celebrating anyway?”

Congratulations to Sibel & Violet on topping 100,000 views on this great poem. Help support Button Poetry so we can continue broadcasting all these artists!
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Sabrina Benaim – “Explaining My Depression to My Mother” (4M Views!)

“My depression is a shapeshifter. One day it’s as small as a firefly
in the palm of a bear; the next, it’s the bear.”

Congratulations to Sabrina Benaim on topping FOUR MILLION views on this incredible poem. You can check out more of Sabrina’s work here.
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Amaris Diaz – “Dear Privilege” (100K views!)

“Dear men who only know how to speak in compliments,
you are not needed. Dear comments about my appearance or lack thereof,
nothing of mine is for you.”

Congratulations to Amaris Diaz on topping 100,000 views on this great poem. You can check out more of Amaris’s work here and here.
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