Javon Johnson – “Building” (250K Views!)

The Ill List 2014

“There are days when my heart feels like it’s swallowing itself, when the lonely feels like both the problem and the cure.”

Don’t miss this moving poem from Javon Johnson, performing at The Ill List 2014 in Modesto, CA.

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Best of Button Week 287

“Are you still the runaway if you announce you’re leaving but no one tries to stop you?”

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

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Natalie Diaz – “Cranes, Mafiosos and a Polaroid Camera”

A poetry film by Motionpoems

“I told him about the sandhill cranes, the way they dance moving into and giving way to one another.”

Don’t miss this fantastic poem from Natalie Diaz, filmed by Motionpoems.

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Shasparay – “Black Girl Magic” (100K Views!)

“These names are just the shields for the names we speak in the dark to remember our darkness.”

Congratulations to Shasparay for topping 100,000 views on this powerful poem! Watch more from WoWPS 2016.here.



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Best of Button Week 283

“The phone app tells me I live in a neighborhood of headless men.”

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

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Best of Button Week 282

“Sometimes, waking up is like falling back asleep into my favorite dream.”

Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button playlist, featuring the top-viewed recent videos on the Button YouTube Channel. Today’s addition: Sabrina Benaim! 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 release from Bianca Phipps!

Iain Kohn – “Terrified of People” (250K Views!)

“Loneliness is my specialty like trembling that of an earthquake, or how a closet is supposed to hide all the right parts of me.”

Congratulations to Iain Kohn for topping 250,000 views on this amazing poem! Watch more from Get Lit.here.



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Best of Button Week 281

“If only you told us something was wrong, we could’ve held you, told you we loved you, we could’ve helped. Maybe it wouldn’t have been enough, but we could’ve helped.”

Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button playlist, featuring the top-viewed recent videos on the Button YouTube Channel. Today’s addition: Jared Singer! 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 release from Bianca Phipps!

Neiel Israel – “When a Black Man Walks” (500K Views!)

“When a Black man walks, he is always hunted, he is always animal, he is always standing out like a living corpse.”

Congratulations to Neiel Israel for topping 500,000 views on this absolutely amazing 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 Omar Holmon & Nava EtShalom!