Rudy Francisco – “Chameleon” (250K Views!)

“Sexism is a family heirloom that we’ve been passing down for generations.”

Congratulations to Rudy Francisco for topping 250,000 views on this incredible poem! Watch more from Rudy here and here.

The Limited Edition of Rudy’s incredible book, Helium is now available!

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Sabrina Benaim, Neil Hilborn, Javon Johnson, Natasha T. Miller, Ollie Schminkey, & our newest release from Azura Tyabji & Jackson Neal!

Carlos Andrés Gómez – “Beating Traffic”

Performed by Carlos Andrés Gómez

“Forget beating traffic, leave your car in the parking lot. Let the tears stain your face as you run through the rain, your arms outstretched, alive.”

Don’t miss this inspiring poem from Carlos Andrés Gómez.

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by George Abraham, Hanif Abdurraqib, Michael Lee, Blythe Baird, Raych Jackson, and our newest releases from Reagan Myers & L.E. Bowman!

Rob Mitchell – “A Fistful of Dollars”

Performing at Button Poetry Live

“We are the children of tomorrow, only hope, only dreams.”

Don’t miss this inspiring poem from Rob Mitchell, performing at Button Poetry Live in August 2017.

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by George Abraham, Neil Hilborn, Michael Lee, Blythe Baird, Raych Jackson, and our newest releases from Akosua Zimba Afiriyie-Hwedie & Reagan Myers!

Ollie Schminkey – “Dead Dad Jokes”

Performed by Ollie Schminkey

“I think the sequel to the dad joke is the dead dad joke.”

Don’t miss this awesome poem from Ollie Schminkey. Order your copy of Ollie’s debut book, DEAD DAD JOKES.

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While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Sabrina Benaim, Rudy Francisco, Michael Lee, Blythe Baird, Raych Jackson, & our newest releases from Kevin Kantor & Ollie Schminkey!

Blythe Baird – “To Live in the Body of a Survivor” (100K Views!)

“To live in the body of a survivor is to never be able to leave the scene of a crime. I cannot ignore the fact that I live here.”

Congratulations to Blythe Baird for topping 100,000 views on this amazing poem! Watch more from Blythe here and here.

Blythe’s stunning book, If My Body Could Speak is now available!

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While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by George Abraham, Neil Hilborn, Michael Lee, Rachel Wiley, Raych Jackson, and our newest release from Reagan Myers!

Patrick Roche – “Ode to Streetlights (after Carly Rae Jepsen)”

Performed by Patrick Roche

“Watch me fight for that. For finding joy in whatever brightness may fall on us.”

Don’t miss this stunning poem from Patrick Roche, performed and recorded in his home. Preorder Patrick’s debut book, A SOCIALLY ACCEPTABLE BREAKDOWN.

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by George Abraham, Neil Hilborn, Michael Lee, Blythe Baird, Raych Jackson, and our newest releases from Akosua Zimba Afiriyie-Hwedie & Reagan Myers!