Best of Button Week 252

“People decide my race first and how to treat me second. But remember, they don’t see color.”

Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button playlist, featuring the top-viewed recent videos on the Button YouTube Channel. Today’s additions: AP & Korso, & Diana Nguyen. 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, Brenna Twohy, & our newest release from Adam Falkner!

Alysia Harris – “This Woman” (500K Views!)

“I marched through my own heart armed with nothing and came out the other side.”

Congratulations to Alysia Harris for topping 500,000 views on this incredible poem! Watch more from Button Poetry Live 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, Michael Lee, Blythe Baird, Raych Jackson, & our newest releases from Jared Singer & Adam Falkner!

Best of Button Week 251

“Once my floormate asked me if I thought being trans made me a better boyfriend. ‘You understand girls because you were one, right?’”

Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button playlist, featuring the top-viewed recent videos on the Button YouTube Channel. Today’s additions: James Hartzer, & Porsha Olayiwola! 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, Brenna Twohy, & our newest releases from Porsha Olayiwola & Jared Singer!

Anita D – “And the Psych Ward Says” (100K Views!)

“You won’t be receiving any actual therapy sessions while you’re here, but we will recommend them as treatment for after we let you out.”

Congratulations to Anita D for topping 100,000 views on this powerful poem! Watch more from IWPS 2019 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, Michael Lee, Blythe Baird, Raych Jackson, & our newest releases from Jared Singer & Porsha Olayiwola!

Best of Button Week 250

“This body knows fear, like a front porch knows welcome. It is always coming home.”

Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button playlist, featuring the top-viewed recent videos on the Button YouTube Channel. Today’s additions: Brenna Twohy, & Desireé Dallagicomo! 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, Brenna Twohy, & our newest releases from Porsha Olayiwola & Jared Singer!

Steven Willis – “How the Hood Loves You Back” (500K Views!)

“Ain’t it funny how quickly death becomes fashionable?”

Congratulations to Steven Willis for topping 500,000 views on this incredible poem! Watch more from Rustbelt 2017 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, Michael Lee, Blythe Baird, Raych Jackson, & our newest releases from Jared Singer & Porsha Olayiwola!

Best of Button Week 249

“Imagine choosing nothing at all. Imagine something hurting that bad.”

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, T. Miller, Kevin Kantor, & Jared Singer! 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, Brenna Twohy, & our newest releases from Porsha Olayiwola & Jared Singer!

Jahman Hill – “White Heaven” (250K Views!)

“Last week, I was informed that when Black people die and go to heaven, they go through this purification process, and God will turn them white, like everybody else in heaven.”

Congratulations to Jahman Hill for topping 250,000 views on this powerful poem! Watch more from Rustbelt 2018 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, Michael Lee, Blythe Baird, Raych Jackson, & our newest releases from Jared Singer & Porsha Olayiwola!

Best of Button Week 248

“The day I was born, he fled. I chased. We both runnin’.”

Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button playlist, featuring the top-viewed recent videos on the Button YouTube Channel. Today’s additions: Dave Harris, Blythe Baird, Adam Falkner, & Raych 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, Brenna Twohy, & our newest releases from Porsha Olayiwola & Jared Singer!

Javon Johnson – “Debt” (100K Views!)

“When tuition is steadily rising and starting salaries are dropping, degrees become no different than a designer bag: a cheap fashion statement not even worth a trip to the mall.”

Congratulations to Javon Johnson for topping 100,000 views on this fantastic poem! Watch more from Button Poetry Live 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, Michael Lee, Blythe Baird, Raych Jackson, & our newest releases from Jared Singer & Porsha Olayiwola!