Best of Button Week 373

“Instead of a Suicide Note, I Wrote This”

Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button playlist, featuring the top-viewed recent videos on the Button YouTube Channel. Today’s addition: Steven Willis! Congrats Poet!

Want to be featured on Button? Submit to the 2022 Video Contest – Submissions open July 19th!

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Andrea Gibson, Andrea Gibson, Natasha T. Miller, Porsha Olayiwola, L.E. Bowman, Rudy Francisco, Rachel Wiley, and our newest release from Topaz Winters!

LeChell “The Shootah” R.H. – “A Haunting”

Performing at the 2022 Womxn of the World Poetry Slam

“My father taught me ghosting long before language knew its name.”

Don’t miss this incredible poem from LeChell “The Shootah” R.H., performing at the 2022 Womxn of the World Poetry Slam in Baltimore, MD

Want to be featured on Button? Submit to the 2022 Video Contest – Submissions open July 19th!

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Rudy Francisco, Rachel Wiley, Dave Harris, Porsha Olayiwola, Ebony Stewart, Andrea Gibson, and our newest release from Topaz Winters!

Topaz Winters – “Seventeen”

Performed at the Button Studio

“I was so far from everything I wanted to be the moment I finally made up my mind to get better.”

Don’t miss this fantastic poem from Topaz Winters, performed at the Button Studio in Minneapolis, MN.

Topaz’s stunning book, So, Stranger is now available!

  • So, Stranger

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Want to be featured on Button? Submit to the 2022 Video Contest – Submissions open July 19th!

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Rudy Francisco, Rachel Wiley, Dave Harris, Porsha Olayiwola, Ebony Stewart, Andrea Gibson, and our newest release from Topaz Winters!

Patrick Roche – “Commit”

Performed by Patrick Roche

“I commit a litany of crimes a puritan would burn at, and I commit the offense of loving everything until the life drains in only the most natural and deserving ways.”

Don’t miss this fantastic poem from Patrick Roche, performed and recorded in his home.

Get Patrick’s incredible book, A Socially Acceptable Breakdown.

Want to be featured on Button? Submit to the 2022 Video Contest – Submissions open July 19th!

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Kevin Kantor, Rudy Francisco, Dave Harris, Porsha Olayiwola, Blythe Baird, Ebony Stewart, and our newest release from Topaz Winters!

Best of Button Week 372

“I cannot tell you how many times a family member has told me they love me, but do not agree with the life I live.”

Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button playlist, featuring the top-viewed recent videos on the Button YouTube Channel. Today’s addition: Ebony Stewart! Congrats Poet!

Want to be featured on Button? Submit to the 2022 Video Contest – Submissions open July 19th!

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Andrea Gibson, Andrea Gibson, Natasha T. Miller, Porsha Olayiwola, L.E. Bowman, Rudy Francisco, Rachel Wiley, and our newest release from Topaz Winters!

Keyma Flight – “Birth of a Nation”

Performing at the 2022 Womxn of the World Poetry Slam

“Choice hasn’t been given since this country’s conception.”

Don’t miss this powerful poem from Keyma Flight, performing at the 2022 Womxn of the World Poetry Slam in Baltimore, MD

Want to be featured on Button? Submit to the 2022 Video Contest – Submissions open July 19th!

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Ebony Stewart, Kevin Kantor, Dave Harris, Porsha Olayiwola, Danez Smith, Andrea Gibson, and our newest release from Topaz Winters!

Michael Mlekoday – “On Becoming My Own Quantum Sister”

Performed at the Button Studio

“Bury me brandishing a dress, a pistol, and Poland, broken as my lungs in summer.”

Don’t miss this great poem from Michael Mlekoday, performing at the Button Studio in Minneapolis, MN.

Get Michael’s incredible book, All Earthly Bodies.

Want to be featured on Button? Submit to the 2022 Video Contest – Submissions open July 19th!

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Rudy Francisco, Rachel Wiley, Dave Harris, Porsha Olayiwola, Blythe Baird, Andrea Gibson, and our newest release from Topaz Winters!

Edwin Bodney – “When a Boy Tells You He Loves You” (4M Views!)

“That was when you learned that when a boy says I love you he means I am getting ready to be inconsistent with you now.”

Congratulations to Edwin Bodney for topping 4,000,000 views on this stunning poem! Watch more from Edwin here and here.

Want to be featured on Button? Submit to the 2022 Video Contest – Submissions open July 19th!

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Rudy Francisco, Rachel Wiley, Dave Harris, Porsha Olayiwola, Ebony Stewart, Andrea Gibson, and our newest release from Topaz Winters!

Steven Willis – “Instead of a Suicide Note, I Wrote This”

Performed by Steven Willis

“Instead of a Suicide Note, I Wrote This”

Don’t miss this powerful poem from Steven Willis, performing for #theoneactseries.

Get Steven’s phenomenal book, A Socially Acceptable Breakdown.

  • A Peculiar People

    $18.00
    Add to cart

Want to be featured on Button? Submit to the 2022 Video Contest – Submissions open July 19th!

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Rudy Francisco, Rachel Wiley, Dave Harris, Porsha Olayiwola, Blythe Baird, Andrea Gibson, and our newest release from Topaz Winters!

Best of Button Week 371

“Everyone tells me that my dad will always be watching over me and I’m like, ‘Shut up I’m just trying to masturbate.’”

Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button playlist, featuring the top-viewed recent videos on the Button YouTube Channel. Today’s addition: Ollie Schminkey! Congrats Poet!

Want to be featured on Button? Submit to the 2022 Video Contest – Submissions open July 19th!

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, including books by Andrea Gibson, Andrea Gibson, Natasha T. Miller, Porsha Olayiwola, L.E. Bowman, Rudy Francisco, Rachel Wiley, and our newest release from Topaz Winters!