Blythe Baird – “The Kindest Thing She Almost Did” (500K Views!)

“When she tells me that she loves me and that she has a lying problem on the same day, I know I am completely and utterly fucked.”

Congratulations to Blythe Baird for topping 500,000 views on this incredible poem! Watch more from Blythe here and here.

Blythe’s stunning book, If My Body Could Speak is now available!

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Rachel Wiley, Neil Hilborn, Javon Johnson, Michael Lee, Azura Tyabji & Jackson Neal, Omar Holmon, and our newest release from Kyle “Guante” Tran Myhre!

Best of Button Week 362

“The men in my family love to say ‘not all men,’ but why is it all women, then?”

Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button playlist, featuring the top-viewed recent videos on the Button YouTube Channel. Today’s addition: Isabella Ramirez! Congrats Poet!

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Ollie Schminkey, Andrea Gibson, Natasha T. Miller, Porsha Olayiwola, L.E. Bowman, Javon Johnson, Kevin Kantor, and our newest release from Kyle “Guante” Tran Myhre!

Nora Cooper – “Depression, the Dude” (250K Views!)

“My depression is like that guy lifting directly in front of the weight rack.”

Congratulations to Nora Cooper for topping 250,000 views on this fantastic poem! Watch more from Nora Cooper 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, Dave Harris, Michael Lee, Blythe Baird, Raych Jackson, and our newest release from Kyle “Guante” Tran Myhre!

Best of Button Week 361

“He says I should write him a love poem. That he only hears poetry in me when I am growling out in pain. That I should drop this penetrating gaze, melt this chip off my shoulder, pretend that men don’t have a history of ruining worlds.”

Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button playlist, featuring the top-viewed recent videos on the Button YouTube Channel. Today’s addition: Melania-Luisa Marte! Congrats Poet!

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Ollie Schminkey, Andrea Gibson, Natasha T. Miller, Porsha Olayiwola, L.E. Bowman, Javon Johnson, Kevin Kantor, and our newest release from Ebony Stewart!

Rudy Francisco – “Scars/To the New Boyfriend” (1M Views!)

“Cupid is irresponsible, and I’m tired of him using me for target practice.”

Congratulations to Rudy Francisco for topping 1,000,000 views on this incredible poem! Watch more from Rudy here and here.

The gorgeous re-release of Rudy’s Helium, is now available!

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Natasha T. Miller, Phil Kaye, Dave Harris, Kevin Kantor, Blythe Baird, Raych Jackson, and our newest release from Ebony Stewart!

Best of Button Week 360

“Dear universe, I’m still standing here. I’m still loving here, in this body, with this heart.”

Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button playlist, featuring the top-viewed recent videos on the Button YouTube Channel. Today’s addition: Ebony Stewart! Congrats Poet!

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Ollie Schminkey, Andrea Gibson, Natasha T. Miller, Porsha Olayiwola, L.E. Bowman, Javon Johnson, Kevin Kantor, and our newest release from Ebony Stewart!

Best of Button Week 359

“I learn there is a season for everything. A wood-guided wind pollinates the many worlds with a single shiver. A thousand leaves unfurl.”

Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button playlist, featuring the top-viewed recent videos on the Button YouTube Channel. Today’s addition: Michael Mlekoday! Congrats Poet!

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Ollie Schminkey, Andrea Gibson, Natasha T. Miller, Porsha Olayiwola, L.E. Bowman, Javon Johnson, Kevin Kantor, and our newest release from Ebony Stewart!

Best of Button Week 358

“Dear professor ‘helpful,’ when I told you that I could not find a tutor or other students to study with, you told me that sometimes I’ll just be given a textbook and expected to learn it.”

Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button playlist, featuring the top-viewed recent videos on the Button YouTube Channel. Today’s addition: Miona Short! Congrats Poet!

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Ollie Schminkey, Andrea Gibson, Neil Hilborn, Porsha Olayiwola, L.E. Bowman, Javon Johnson, Omar Holmon, and our newest release from Ebony Stewart!

Shay Alexi – “And This Time the Butter Rejects the Knife” (100K Views!)

“Remember when you asked some dumb shit on our first date like, ‘What’s your favorite color?’ I said, ‘Yellow.’ What I meant to say was, ‘The color of myself.’ What I meant to say was, ‘My favorite color is myself.’”

Congratulations to Shay Alexi for topping 100,000 views on this incredible poem! Watch more from Shay here and here.

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Andrea Gibson, Phil Kaye, Dave Harris, Kevin Kantor, Blythe Baird, Raych Jackson, and our newest release from Ebony Stewart!