Leya Greene – “Whisper”

2021 Button Poetry Video Contest

“Safe havens are a scarcity. No more clubs, no more slam poets. Nonprofits are run by the city. If it ain’t lucrative, then it ain’t poppin’.”

Don’t miss this fantastic poem from Leya Greene, a Runner Up from the 2021 Button Poetry Video Contest!

Submit a cover of your favorite poem to our 2021 Button Poetry Cover Contest! Open NOW – May 16, 2022. More info and full guidelines here!

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