Kevin Yang – “How to Love Your Introvert” (500K Views!)

“Just because I do not wear my heart on my sleeve for everyone to see
does not mean that it beats any softer than yours.”

Congratulations to Kevin Yang on topping 500,000 views on this wonderful poem. Check out more from Kevin here and here.



And while you’re here, make sure to check out our other books and merch as well, including our awesome t-shirts and poster and new books by Jacqui Germain, Hanif Abdurraqib, and Aaron Coleman!

Best of Button Week 95

“The only difference between you and me, is I’m just
a small part of what you are.”



Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button playlist, featuring the top-viewed recent videos on the Button YouTube Channel. Today’s additions: RJ Walker & Erica Hoops!
While you’re here on our site, make sure to check out our books and merchandise in the Button Store, including books by Aziza Barnes, Danez Smith, Neil Hilborn and our NEW book from Aaron Coleman!

Blythe Baird – When the Fat Girl Gets Skinny (1M Views!)

“If you develop an eating disorder when you are already thin to begin with, you to go the hospital. If you develop an eating disorder when you are not thin to begin with, you are a success story.”

Congratulations to Blythe Baird on topping ONE MILLION views on this amazing poem. Check out more from Blythe here and here.



And while you’re here, make sure to check out our other books and merch as well, including our awesome t-shirts and poster and new books by Jacqui Germain, Hanif Abdurraqib, and Aaron Coleman!

Anthony McPherson – “All Lives Matter: 1800s Edition” (250K Views!)

“Just because I own slaves doesn’t mean I’m racist.
I don’t even see color; you’re racist for being slaves.”

Congratulations to Anthony McPherson on topping 250,000 views on this brilliant poem. Check out more from Anthony here and here.



And while you’re here, make sure to check out our other books and merch as well, including our awesome t-shirts and poster and new books by Jacqui Germain, Hanif Abdurraqib, and Aaron Coleman!

Best of Button Week 93

“I want to love you like the 90s, back when we
made book covers out of paper bags.”



Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button playlist, featuring the top-viewed recent videos on the Button YouTube Channel. Today’s additions: Asia Samson & Sierra DeMulder!
While you’re here on our site, make sure to check out our books and merchandise in the Button Store, including books by Aziza Barnes, Danez Smith, Neil Hilborn and our NEW book from Aaron Coleman!

Imani Cezanne – “Flowers” (100K Views!)

“She isn’t dying, but I’ve spent my whole life
watching her eat herself into the earliest grave she can fit into”

Congratulations to Imani Cezanne on topping 100,000 views on this powerful poem. Check out more of Imani’s work here and here.



And while you’re here, make sure to check out our books and merch as well, including our awesome t-shirts and poster and new books by Jacqui Germain, Hanif Abdurraqib, and Aaron Coleman!

Joy Young – “The Dress Poem” (250K Views!)

“It feels like staring at the sun, hard; so when I look away it stays, printed in my mind, making other images melt.”

Congratulations to Joy Young on topping 250,000 views on this lovely poem. Check out more of Joy’s work here and here.



And while you’re here, make sure to check out our books and merch as well, including our awesome t-shirts and poster and new books by Jacqui Germain, Hanif Abdurraqib, and Aaron Coleman!