Dylan Garity – “Rigged Game” (1 MILLION VIEWS!)

“Improving a school by picking its pockets is like tuning a guitar by ripping off the strings.”

Congratulations to Dylan on topping 1,000,000 views on this magnificent poem. Check out more videos from Dylan here and here.

Send us your poems! The 2017 Button Poetry Chapbook Contest is now open for submissions. November 15th – January 5th, 2017-2018. Check out the full information and guidelines for the contest here!



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Sarah Kay & Phil Kaye – “When Love Arrives” (1M Views!)

“Love will tell you are beautiful, and mean it, over and over again.”

Congratulations to Sarah & Phil on topping 1 MILLION views on this wonderful poem. Watch more from Sarah & Phil 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 books by Jacqui Germain, Hanif Abdurraqib, Olivia Gatwood, Donte Collins, and our newest release from Sabrina Benaim!

Doc Luben – “14 Lines from Love Letters or Suicide Notes” (1M Views!)

“How do we forgive ourselves for all the things we did not become?”

Congratulations to Doc on topping 1,000,000 views on this remarkable poem. Check out more from Doc here and here.



Come to Minneapolis, MN, June 2-3 for the 2017 Rustbelt Poetry Festival, hosted by Button Poetry! Tickets are now available!
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Ethan Smith – “A Letter to the Girl I Used to Be” (1M Views!)

“In therapy, you said you wouldn’t make it to 21. On my twenty-first birthday, I thought about you. You were right.”

Congratulations to Ethan on topping 1,000,000 views on this spectacular poem. Check out more from the 2014 College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational 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!