Best of Button Week 225

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

Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button playlist, featuring the top-viewed recent videos on the Button YouTube Channel. Today’s additions: Sabrina Benaim, & Michael Lee! Congrats Poets!

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

Darius Simpson – “Genocide” (100K Views!)

“The media keeps calling these altercations. I don’t understand why they’re spelling ‘execution’ like that. I’ve never heard ‘slaughter’ pronounced that way.”

Congratulations to Darius Simpson for topping 100,000 views on this heartfelt poem! Watch more videos from Darius 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, & our newest release from Dave Harris!

Best of Button Week 224

“Take what flowers grow from me, make a bouquet from my mother, for all mothers who lose children and are left with shovels to bury what they thought would be the rest of their lives.”

Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button playlist, featuring the top-viewed recent videos on the Button YouTube Channel. Today’s additions: Gabriel Ramirez, Alice Asch, Desireé Dallagiacomo, & Brenna Twohy! Congrats Poets!

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

Rob Gibsun – “On Grief & Healing” (100K Views!)

“Maybe courage is having the strength to find the fears that are taking up too much space, and press delete.”

Congratulations to Rob Gibsun for topping 100,000 views on this touching poem! Watch more videos from Rob 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, & our newest release from Dave Harris!

Best of Button Week 223

“Some days it feels like the only thing standing between me and a relapse is knowing that it is impossible to change the world on an empty stomach.”

Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button playlist, featuring the top-viewed recent videos on the Button YouTube Channel. Today’s additions: Blythe Baird, Golden, Sam Sax, & Andrea Gibson! Congrats Poets!

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

Jahman Hill – “White Heaven” (100K Views!)

“Last week, I was informed that when Black people die and go to heaven, they go through this purification process, and God will turn them white, like everybody else in heaven.”

Congratulations to Jahman Hill for topping 100,000 views on this comical poem! Watch more from Jahman 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, & our newest release from Dave Harris!

Best of Button Week 222

“My parents’ break happened over just one night, though my sister and I had heard creaking for years; so loud it kept us up some nights.”

Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button playlist, featuring the top-viewed recent videos on the Button YouTube Channel. Today’s additions: Phil Kaye, A.M. Pressman, & Franny Choi! Congrats Poets!

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

RJ Walker – “My Mother Explains My Depression to Me” (100k views!)

“She says, ‘See? Don’t you feel better?’ And she does not know that I tried to drown myself accidentally on purpose for the second time today.”

Congratulations to RJ Walker for topping 100,000 views on this heartrending poem! Watch more videos from RJ 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, & our newest release from Dave Harris!

Best of Button Week 221

“I am Black before woman in February, woman before Black on Sundays, queer before Black on Pride Day.”

Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button playlist, featuring the top-viewed recent videos on the Button YouTube Channel. Today’s additions: Crystal Valentine, & Rachel Wiley! Congrats Poets!

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