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!

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!

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!



While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Sabrina Benaim, Neil Hilborn, Andrea Gibson, Blythe Baird, Desireé Dallagiacomo, & our newest release from Dave Harris!

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!

RJ Walker – “Deceit & I” (250K Views!)

“A lie this big could move these mountains, but the truth could obliterate them.”

Congratulations to RJ Walker for topping 250,000 views on this incredible poem! Watch more videos from RJ 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, Andrea Gibson, Blythe Baird, Desireé Dallagiacomo, & our newest release from Dave Harris!

Best of Button Week 215

“Our bodies remember what our senses forget.”

Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button playlist, featuring the top-viewed recent videos on the Button YouTube Channel. Today’s additions: Emi Mahmoud, Buddy Wakefield, Kofie Dadzie, & Blythe Baird! 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!

Sophie Priceman – “How Teenage Girls Are Like Poetry” (100K Views!)

“Like good poems, teenage girls are sharp. Our wit cuts deeply like the scissors we use to cut crop tops out of everything and anything.”

Congratulations to Sophie Priceman for topping 100,000 views on this powerful poem! Watch more videos from the Get Lit Classic Slam 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, Phil Kaye, Andrea Gibson, Blythe Baird, & our newest release from Desireé Dallagiacomo!

Best of Button Week 214

“My religion makes my breath smell too much like gunpowder.”

Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button playlist, featuring the top-viewed recent videos on the Button YouTube Channel. Today’s additions: Isha Camara, Andrea Gibson, Shane Hawley, Ry Irene! 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!

Pages Matam, Elizabeth Acevedo, & G. Yamazawa – “Unforgettable”

“My name wasn’t given to me. It was given to the rest of the country.”

Congratulations to Pages Matam, Elizabeth Acevedo, & G. Yamazawa for topping 100,000 views on this powerful poem! Watch more videos from the 2014 Beltway Poetry Slam Team 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, Phil Kaye, Andrea Gibson, Blythe Baird, & our newest release from Desireé Dallagiacomo!

Best of Button Week 213

“You know nothing of love until you watch someone go hungry for you. Even then, what do you know of hunger?”

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, Sabrina Benaim, & Miss K! 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!

Denice Frohman – “Borders” (250K Views!)

“She’s learned enough English to translate for her parents, but says that her thick accent is still a problem she tries to fix by leaving in her locker.”

Congratulations to Denice Frohman for topping 250,000 views on this powerful poem! Watch more videos from Denice 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, Phil Kaye, Andrea Gibson, Blythe Baird, & our newest release from Desireé Dallagiacomo!