Javon Johnson – “Building” (100K Views!)

Javon Building 100k

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

Congratulations to Javon Johnson on topping 100,000 views on YouTube! Check out more of his work here and here.

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Best of Button Week 56

Denice The Hour Best of Button

“They pray for you, while you prey on them.”

Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button playlist, featuring the hottest recent videos on the Button YouTube Channel. Today’s additions: Denice Frohamn, Guante & Motionpoems. Congratulations poets!

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Megan Falley – “Fat Girl” (250K Views!)

Megan Fat Girl 250k

“Fat girl heard ‘Nothing tastes as good as being thin feels.’ Fat girl certain soul food tastes better than being thin feels.”

Congratulations to Megan Falley on topping 250,000 views on YouTube! See more of her work here and here.
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Charlotte Abotsi – “Mad Libs: Black Death Edition”

Charlotte Abotsi Mad Libs Website

“Prosecutors announce the officers involved in the fatal [verb] of [Proper Noun] have not been indicted. The unarmed black [noun] was no angel. [Proper Noun] lay dead as the gravel refused to eat the body. This was the [number] civilian killing this year.”

Don’t miss this stunning poem from Charlotte Abotsi, performing at the 2016 Women of the World Poetry Slam in Brooklyn, NY.

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500,000 Subscribers + World Poetry Day Giveaway

World Poetry Day

It’s a huge day here at Button, as we just hit 500,000 subscribers on our YouTube channel! It’s also World Poetry Day. With all these reasons to celebrate, we’re doing a giveaway. Sign up for our email list below, and you’ll be entered into a raffle for a free Button Poetry book or shirt of your choice!

Note: The giveaway is only available to those living in the U.S., but for our international followers, you can still sign up for the mailing list here to stay up to date on all things Button (zip code not required), and we do offer international shipping on all of our products, available here.

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Best of Button Week 55

Rebeca Mae Website

“Thank you for reminding me to appreciate the stillness when you’re gone.”

Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button playlist, featuring the hottest recent videos on the Button YouTube Channel. Today’s additions: Rebeca Mae & Alessandria Rhines. Congratulations poets!

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“The Mother Warns the Tornado” (Motionpoems)

Mothern Warns Tornado Website

“I will turn hacksaw. I will turn grenade. I will invent for you a throat and choke you.”

Don’t miss this stunning video, the first in our collaboration with the amazingly talented folks at Motionpoems. Check out more from them here.

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Best of Button Week 53

Mallary Website Screenshot

“Every parent dreads having to talk about the birds and bees with their children.”

Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button playlist, featuring the hottest recent videos on the Button YouTube Channel. Today’s additions: Mallary M. & Paul Tran. Congratulations poets!

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