Doc Luben – “14 Lines from Love Letters or Suicide Notes” (2M Views!)

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

Congratulations to Doc Luben for topping 2,00,000 views on this great poem! Watch more IWPS 2014 here.



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Button Poetry made an app called Button TV! It’s like Netflix for poetry. You can listen to your favorite poets while using other apps!

Download the Button TV app where apps are got. Available for Apple iOS, Android, and Desktop!

Don’t miss out on our next submission period! The 2019 Chapbook Contest starts November 15th, 2019 and ends January 5th, 2020!

Sophie Priceman – “How Teenage Girls Are Like Poetry” (250K Views!)

“At fifteen you need to fall in love with your own voice because nobody will ask you to speak.”

Congratulations to Sophie Priceman for topping 250,000 views on this amazing poem! Watch more GET LIT here.



While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Sabrina Benaim, Neil Hilborn, Michael Lee, Blythe Baird, Desireé Dallagiacomo, & our newest releases from Brenna Twohy & Raych Jackson!

Button Poetry made an app called Button TV! It’s like Netflix for poetry. You can listen to your favorite poets while using other apps!

Download the Button TV app where apps are got. Available for Apple iOS, Android, and Desktop!

Don’t miss out on our next submission period! The 2019 Chapbook Contest starts November 15th, 2019 and ends January 5th, 2020!

Darius Simpson & Scout Bostley – Lost Voices (4M Views!)

“But to tell me you know my pain is to stab yourself in the leg because you saw me get shot. We have two different wounds, and looking at yours does nothing to heal mine.”

Congratulations to Darius & Scout for topping 4,000,000 views on this incredible poem! Watch more CUPSI 2015 here.



While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Sabrina Benaim, Neil Hilborn, Michael Lee, Blythe Baird, Desireé Dallagiacomo, & our newest releases from Brenna Twohy & Raych Jackson!

Button Poetry made an app called Button TV! It’s like Netflix for poetry. You can listen to your favorite poets while using other apps!

Download the Button TV app where apps are got. Available for Apple iOS, Android, and Desktop!

Don’t miss out on our next submission period! The 2019 Chapbook Contest starts November 15th, 2019 and ends January 5th, 2020!

Alysia Harris – “No Poems Inside the Victorian House” (100K Views!)

“I had to remember my joy, had to speak it into being, and when I looked up from my blood-soaked hands I saw that it was good.”

Congratulations to Alysia Harris on topping 100,000 views on this powerful poem. Check out more videos from Alysia here.



While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Sabrina Benaim, Neil Hilborn, Michael Lee, Blythe Baird, Desireé Dallagiacomo, & our newest releases from Brenna Twohy & Raych Jackson!

Button Poetry made an app called Button TV! It’s like Netflix for poetry. You can listen to your favorite poets while using other apps!

Download the Button TV app where apps are got. Available for Apple iOS, Android, and Desktop!

Don’t miss out on our next submission period! The 2019 Chapbook Contest starts November 15th, 2019 and ends January 5th, 2020!

Dan Roman – “Living with Depression” (500K Views!)

“He wants my friends and family to forget my name, only remember his.”

Congratulations to Dan Roman for topping 500,000 views on this incredible poem! Watch more CUPSI 2015 here here.



While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Sabrina Benaim, Neil Hilborn, Michael Lee, Blythe Baird, Desireé Dallagiacomo, & our newest releases from Brenna Twohy & Raych Jackson!

Button Poetry made an app called Button TV! It’s like Netflix for poetry. You can listen to your favorite poets while using other apps!

Download the Button TV app where apps are got. Available for Apple iOS, Android, and Desktop!

Don’t miss out on our next submission period! The 2019 Chapbook Contest starts November 15th, 2019 and ends January 5th, 2020!

Jamie Mortara – “Some Things You Need to Know Before Dating Me” (1M Views!)

“I like long walks on the beach, directly into the bottom of the ocean.”

Congratulations to Jamie Mortara on topping 1,000,000 views on this beautiful poem. Check out more videos from Jamie here.



While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Sabrina Benaim, Neil Hilborn, Michael Lee, Blythe Baird, Desireé Dallagiacomo, & our newest release from Raych Jackson!

Button Poetry made an app called Button TV! It’s like Netflix for poetry. You can listen to your favorite poets while using other apps!

Download the Button TV app where apps are got. Available for Apple iOS, Android, and Desktop!

Don’t miss out on our next submission period! The 2019 Chapbook Contest starts November 15th, 2019 and ends January 5th, 2020!

Raven McGill – “Meanwhile, in Post-Racist America” (100K Views!)

“It’s ‘fun’ and ‘edgy’ for someone else to wear our face, but damning for us to wear our face.”

Congratulations to Raven McGill on topping 100,000 views on this inexorable poem! Watch more videos from the National Poetry Slam here.



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Javon Johnson – “When The Cancer Comes” (100K Views!)

“At this rate, we will have to lower our dead into ground they could not afford to live in.”

Congratulations to Javon Johnson on topping 100,000 views on this moving poem! Watch more videos from Javon here and here.



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Sabrina Benaim – “The Truth Has Three Sides” (100K Views!)

“I miss you, but I don’t wish you were here.”

Congratulations to Sabrina Benaim on topping 100,000 views on this heart-wrenching poem! Watch more videos from Sabrina here and here.



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Crystal Valentine – “Tempest” (100K Views!)

“I was never prey, but I was always preyed upon.”

Congratulations to Crystal Valentine on topping 100,000 views on this powerfully built poem! Watch more videos from Crystal here and here.



While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Sabrina Benaim, Neil Hilborn, Andrea Gibson, Blythe Baird, Desireé Dallagiacomo, Dave Harris, & our newest release from Michael Lee!