Sierra DeMulder – “After Googling Affirmations for Abuse Survivors” (100K Views!)

“You are not a failure or less of a person because you make mistakes. I am not a failure or less of a person because I make mistakes.”

Congratulations to Sierra DeMulder on topping 100,000 views on this powerful poem! Watch more videos from Sierra here and here!

Check out Sierra’s book, WE SLEPT HERE, now available.


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Best of 2018 #7: Bianca Phipps – “When the Boy Says He Loves My Body”

Best of 2018 #7: Bianca Phipps – “When the Boy Says He Loves My Body”

“When the boy says he loves my body, but does not say he loves me, I let him.”

Heading into the new year, we’ll be counting down the top-viewed videos on Button from 2018! Coming in seventh on the list, “When the Boy Says He Loves My Body” by Bianca Phipps. Congratulations Bianca!

Note: This countdown list only covers a small fraction of the brilliant artists who let us share their work on our channel this year, and is by no means a definitive list of the “best” poems, simply the ones that got the most views. Take some time and check out more from the past year on our channel.



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Best of 2018 #8: Sienna Burnett – “Lunch”

Best of 2018 #8: Sienna Burnett – “Lunch”

“I’m not a thief. If I really stole something from him, it would had to have been a lot more violent. It’s not like I used force. It was sitting right there, so I took it.”

Heading into the new year, we’ll be counting down the top-viewed videos on Button from 2018! Coming in eighth on the list, “Lunch” by Sienna Burnett. Congratulations Sienna!

Note: This countdown list only covers a small fraction of the brilliant artists who let us share their work on our channel this year, and is by no means a definitive list of the “best” poems, simply the ones that got the most views. Take some time and check out more from the past year on our channel.



And while you’re here, make sure to check out our other books and merch as well, including our awesome t-shirts and posters, and books by Rudy Francisco, Rachel Wiley, Neil Hilborn, Phil Kaye, and our newest release from Andrea Gibson!

Best of 2018 #9: Sabrina Benaim – “What I Told the Doctor, the Second Time”

Best of 2018 #9: Sabrina Benaim – “What I Told the Doctor, the Second Time”

“Everything is in slow motion again.”

Heading into the new year, we’ll be counting down the top-viewed videos on Button from 2018! Coming in ninth on the list, “What I Told the Doctor, the Second Time” by Sabrina Benaim . Congratulations Sabrina!

Note: This countdown list only covers a small fraction of the brilliant artists who let us share their work on our channel this year, and is by no means a definitive list of the “best” poems, simply the ones that got the most views. Take some time and check out more from the past year on our channel.


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Best of 2018 #10: Julissa Emile – “Tropical Depression”

Best of 2018 #10: Julissa Emile – “Tropical Depression”

“Maybe the women of my family are hurricanes, and maybe hurricane is just a name that man gave to mother nature’s reclamation of herself.”

Heading into the new year, we’ll be counting down the top-viewed videos on Button from 2018! Coming in tenth on the list, “Tropical Depression” by Julissa Emile. Congratulations Julissa!

Note: This countdown list only covers a small fraction of the brilliant artists who let us share their work on our channel this year, and is by no means a definitive list of the “best” poems, simply the ones that got the most views. Take some time and check out more from the past year on our channel.



And while you’re here, make sure to check out our other books and merch as well, including our awesome t-shirts and posters, and books by Rudy Francisco, Rachel Wiley, Neil Hilborn, Phil Kaye, and our newest release from Andrea Gibson!

Best of Button Week 195

“I know that telling someone is a fight within itself. It’s like being swallowed all over again when someone refuses to help. So I see you, and I believe you.”

Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button playlist, featuring the top-viewed recent videos on the Button YouTube Channel. Today’s additions: Shasparay, & RJ Walker! Congrats poets!

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Hanif Abdurraqib, Donte Collins, Melissa Lozada-Oliva, Neil Hilborn, Phil Kaye, and our newest release from Andrea Gibson!

Best of Button Week 194

“I have a few happy friends. I ask them about being happy the same way my high school friends ask me about being gay, ‘So, what do you people do exactly? How do you do IT?’”

Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button playlist, featuring the top-viewed recent videos on the Button YouTube Channel. Today’s additions: Andrea Gibson, Jared Singer, & Adrienne Novy! Congrats poets!

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Hanif Abdurraqib, Donte Collins, Melissa Lozada-Oliva, Neil Hilborn, Phil Kaye, and our newest release from Andrea Gibson!

Jesse Parent – “To the Boys Who May One Day Date My Daughter” (4M Views!)

“If you break her heart, I will hear it snap with the ear I pressed against her mother’s belly.”

Congratulations to Jesse Parent on topping 4,000,000 views on this remarkable poem! Watch more videos from Jesse here and here!



And while you’re here, make sure to check out our other books and merch as well, including our awesome t-shirts and posters, and books by Donte Collins, Melissa Lozada-Oliva, Rudy Francisco, Rachel Wiley, Neil Hilborn, and our newest release from Phil Kaye!

Best of Button Week 193

“Ain’t a lion still a lion without his mane?”

Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button playlist, featuring the top-viewed recent videos on the Button YouTube Channel. Today’s additions: Raych Jackson, Sophie Priceman, & Neil Hilborn! Congrats poets!

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Hanif Abdurraqib, Donte Collins, Melissa Lozada-Oliva, Neil Hilborn, Phil Kaye, and our newest release from Andrea Gibson!

Safia Elhillo – “Alien Suite” (100K Views!)

“Did our mothers invent loneliness, or did it make them our mothers?”

Congratulations to Safia Elhillo on topping 100,000 views on this immaculate poem! Watch more videos from Safia here and here!



And while you’re here, make sure to check out our other books and merch as well, including our awesome t-shirts and posters, and books by Donte Collins, Melissa Lozada-Oliva, Rudy Francisco, Rachel Wiley, Neil Hilborn, and our newest release from Phil Kaye!