Porsha Olayiwola – “Father’s American Dream” (100K Views!)

“The bills picked up, so my mother picked up two jobs and she’s been working them ever since.”

Congratulations to Porsha O. for topping 100,000 views on this moving poem! Watch more videos from Porsha here and here.



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Best of Button Week 220

“Praise everything we build under the table: the underworld of workers and wielders, America’s thumping baseline, the chorus of a country.”

Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button playlist, featuring the top-viewed recent videos on the Button YouTube Channel. Today’s additions: Denice Frohman, Desireé Dallagiacomo, & Zack Lesmeister! Congrats Poets!

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Jesse Parent – “The Parts of Her That Matter” (100K views!)

“When we had to tell our kids that my wife had cancer, my eldest son held it together, made it into math. My daughter shattered like a slipped and soapy plate, but my youngest, the eight-year-old, went silent as sleep, eyes wide and wet.”

Congratulations to Jesse Parent for topping 100,000 views on this beautiful poem! Watch more videos from Jesse here and here.



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Best of Button Week 219

“You can’t say no to a question you were never asked.”

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, Nora Cooper, & Sy! Congrats Poets!

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Toaster – “Tall People Privilege” (100K Views!)

“It’s scientifically proven that tall people are more attractive or some shit.”

Congratulations to Toaster for topping 100,000 views on this hilarious poem! Watch more videos from Toaster here and here.



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Best of Button Week 218

“Don’t forget my fist is stronger than any bullet.”

Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button playlist, featuring the top-viewed recent videos on the Button YouTube Channel. Today’s additions: Golden, Andrea Gibson, Phil Kaye, & Bilal Moon! 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!

Jonathan Mendoza – “Brown Boy, White Boy” (100K Views!)

“Biracial boy is tug-of-war, but biracial boy is both sets of hands pulling at each end.”

Congratulations to Jonathan Mendoza for topping 100,000 views on this powerful poem! Watch more videos from Jonathan here and here!



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Best of Button Week 217

“I can tell you my history by the things my eyes have seen, but you learn nothing by the shape of them.”

Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button playlist, featuring the top-viewed recent videos on the Button YouTube Channel. Today’s additions: Leah Anderson, & Ollie Schminkey! Congrats Poets!

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Emi Mahmoud – “No One Tells You How Easy It Is to Fall in Love or How Hard It Is to Stay There” (100K Views!)

“I count the exits in a room as quickly as I count the exits in a conversation.”

Congratulations to Emi Mahmoud for topping 100,000 views on this amazing poem! Watch more videos from Emi here and here!



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Best of Button Week 216

“I could tell you about the many universes in which bad things happen to people other than the people you love.”

Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button playlist, featuring the top-viewed recent videos on the Button YouTube Channel. Today’s additions: Franny Choi, & Khary Jackson! 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, & our newest release from Desireé Dallagiacomo!