Alysia Harris – “Controlled Burn” (100K Views!)

“Learn to walk again. Look in the mirror and learn to love your scarred face again, after being singed.”

Congratulations to Alysia Harris for topping 100,000 views on this inspiring poem! Watch more from the Button Poetry Live 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, & our newest releases from Ollie Schminkey, Jackson Neal & Azura Tyabji!

Best of Button Week 323

“How else would I know I am loved?”

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

Blythe Baird – “When the Fat Girl Gets Skinny” (4M Views!)

“How could I not fall in love with my illness?”

Congratulations to Blythe Baird for topping 4,000,000 views on this emotional poem! Watch more from Blythe here and here.

Blythe’s marvelous book, If My Body Could Speak 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, Rudy Francisco, Kevin Kantor, & our newest release from Ollie Schminkey!

Best of Button Week 322

“My Dad loves two things in this world: beer and sex. As a result, I exist.”

Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button playlist, featuring the top-viewed recent videos on the Button YouTube Channel. Today’s addition: Anna Sverd Hetzer! 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, & our newest releases from Kevin Kantor and Ollie Schminkey!

Melissa Lozada-Oliva – “If I Got Paid For All My Emotional Labor” (250K Views!)

“If I got paid for all my emotional labor, I would stop digging around in my pockets for pieces of myself, covered in lint.”

Congratulations to Melissa Lozada-Oliva for topping 250,000 views on this awesome poem! Watch more from Melissa here and here.

Melissa’s fantastic 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, Michael Lee, Blythe Baird, Kevin Kantor, & our newest release from Ollie Schminkey!

Best of Button Week 321

“For this moment, she feels like my mother and not just a person who is watching the same man die.”

Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button playlist, featuring the top-viewed recent videos on the Button YouTube Channel. Today’s addition: Ollie Schminkey! 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, & our newest releases from Kevin Kantor and Ollie Schminkey!

Sabrina Benaim – “How to Unfold a Memory” (500K Views!)

“Love, that great & terrible handsome beast, trace me back to it by a trail of smoke.”

Congratulations to Sabrina Benaim for topping 500,000 views on this compelling poem! Watch more from Sabrina here and here.

Sabrina’s incredible debut book, Depression & Other Magic Tricks 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, Michael Lee, Blythe Baird, Raych Jackson, & our newest releases from Rudy Francisco & Kevin Kantor!

Best of Button Week 320

“Honestly, what can I do when roasting be my favorite form of poetry and poetry be my favorite form of healing and healing is something I can’t flower ’cause hate stays in my roots.”

Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button playlist, featuring the top-viewed recent videos on the Button YouTube Channel. Today’s addition: Meccamorphosis! 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, & our newest releases from Kevin Kantor and Ollie Schminkey!

Raych Jackson – “Church Girl Learns to Pray Again” (100K Views!)

“How can I claim God doesn’t listen to sinners? How else could I get such a blessing?”

Congratulations to Raych Jackson for topping 100,000 views on this inspiring poem! Watch more from Raych here and here.

Raych’s phenomenal debut book, Even the Saints Audition 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, Michael Lee, Blythe Baird, Raych Jackson, & our newest releases from Ollie Schminkey & Kevin Kantor!

Best of Button Week 319

“There are hundreds of ways to kiss the ground; each way a landline to the ancestors.”

Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button playlist, featuring the top-viewed recent videos on the Button YouTube Channel. Today’s addition: Jess Rizkallah! 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, & our newest releases from Kevin Kantor and Ollie Schminkey!