Porsha Olayiwola – “Water” (250K Views!)

“I’ve heard sharks followed slave ships crossing the Atlantic Ocean, trailing black bodies thrown overboard.”

Congratulations to Porsha Olayiwola for topping 250,000 views on this powerful poem! Watch more from Porsha here and here.

Porsha’s amazing book, i shimmer sometimes, too is now available!

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Sabrina Benaim, Neil Hilborn, Javon Johnson, Natasha T. Miller, Azura Tyabji & Jackson Neal, and our newest release from Akosua Zimba Afiriyie-Hwedie!

Best of Button Week 328

“The strongest things always make their way through.”

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

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Rudy Francisco, Sabrina Benaim, Neil Hilborn, Phil Kaye, Andrea Gibson, Blythe Baird, Azura Tyabji & Jackson Neal, and our newest release from Akosua Zimba Afiriyie-Hwedie!

Melissa Lozada-Oliva – “Like Totally Whatever” (1M Views!)

“Like, maybe I’m always speaking in questions because I’m so used to being cut off.”

Congratulations to Melissa Lozada-Oliva for topping 1,000,000 views on this great poem! Watch more from Melissa here and here.

Melissa’s wonderful book, peluda is now available!

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While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Sabrina Benaim, Neil Hilborn, Javon Johnson, Natasha T. Miller, Azura Tyabji & Jackson Neal, and our newest release from Akosua Zimba Afiriyie-Hwedie!

Best of Button Week 327

“You are something worth wanting. You are worthy of wanting to be wanted.”

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 Rudy Francisco, Sabrina Benaim, Neil Hilborn, Phil Kaye, Andrea Gibson, Blythe Baird, Azura Tyabji & Jackson Neal, and our newest release from Akosua Zimba Afiriyie-Hwedie!

Rowie Shebala – “Love You Some Indians” (100K Views!)

“As you drive down I-40, your vehicle will catch the dreams roadkilled by manifest destiny.”

Congratulations to Rowie Shebala for topping 100,000 views on this powerful poem! Watch more from the National Poetry Slam playlist 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, Blythe Baird, Raych Jackson, Rudy Francisco, Azura Tyabji & Jackson Neal, and our newest release from Akosua Zimba Afiriyie-Hwedie!

Best of Button Week 326

“We just want to sit in someone’s heart forever.”

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

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Rudy Francisco, Sabrina Benaim, Neil Hilborn, Phil Kaye, Andrea Gibson, Blythe Baird, Azura Tyabji & Jackson Neal, and our newest release from Akosua Zimba Afiriyie-Hwedie!

Neil Hilborn – “The Future” (2M Views!)

“I saw the future, I did, and in it I was alive.”

Congratulations to Neil Hilborn for topping 2,000,000 views on this powerful poem! Watch more from Neil here and here.

Neil’s beautiful book, The Future is now available!

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While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Sabrina Benaim, Natasha T. Miller, Rudy Francisco, Kevin Kantor, Azura Tyabji & Jackson Neal, and our newest release from Akosua Zimba Afiriyie-Hwedie!

Best of Button Week 325

“I get a lot of weird emails…”

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

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Rudy Francisco, Sabrina Benaim, Neil Hilborn, Phil Kaye, Andrea Gibson, Blythe Baird, Azura Tyabji & Jackson Neal, and our newest release from Akosua Zimba Afiriyie-Hwedie!

Rudy Francisco – “Complainers” (1M Views!)

“Tragedy and silence often have the exact same address.”

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

Rudy’s incredible book, I’ll Fly Away is now available!

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While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Sabrina Benaim, Neil Hilborn, Javon Johnson, Natasha T. Miller, Ollie Schminkey, & our newest release from Azura Tyabji & Jackson Neal!

Best of Button Week 324

“God knows the holy have done more damage to this world than the Devil ever could.”

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

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Rudy Francisco, Sabrina Benaim, Neil Hilborn, Phil Kaye, Andrea Gibson, Blythe Baird, Ollie Schminkey and our newest release from and Azura Tyabji & Jackson Neal!