Blythe Baird – “Theories About the Universe”

Featuring at Icehouse.

“Silly girl. She thinks this is what she wants, but she does not understand how it will hurt.”

Don’t miss this fantastic poem from Blythe Baird, featuring at Icehouse in Minneapolis.

Blythe’s newest 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, Melissa Lozada-Oliva, Neil Hilborn, Phil Kaye, & our newest release from Andrea Gibson!

Blythe Baird – “An Invitation”


Featuring at Icehouse.

“I am trying to remember that sometimes people love us in ways we do not understand how to be loved.”

Don’t miss this impeccable poem from Blythe Baird, featuring at Icehouse in Minneapolis.

Blythe’s newest book, IF MY BODY COULD SPEAK, is now available for pre-order!


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While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, Melissa Lozada-Oliva, Neil Hilborn, Phil Kaye, & our newest release from Andrea Gibson!

Blythe Baird – “I Lose My Voice During Sex”


Featuring at Icehouse.

“I do not feel entitled to ask for what I want; I don’t even know what I want.”

Don’t miss this powerful poem from Blythe Baird, featuring at Icehouse in Minneapolis.

Blythe’s forthcoming book, IF MY BODY COULD SPEAK (Feb 2019), is now available for pre-order!


Get Blythe’s Book Here
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While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, Melissa Lozada-Oliva, Neil Hilborn, Phil Kaye, & our newest release from Andrea Gibson!

Best of 2018 #6: Blythe Baird – “The Kindest Thing She Almost Did”

Best of 2018 #6: Blythe Baird – “The Kindest Thing She Almost Did”

“When she tells me that she loves me and that she has a lying problem on the same day, I know I am completely and utterly fucked.”

Heading into the new year, we’ll be counting down the top-viewed videos on Button from 2018! Coming in sixth on the list, “The Kindest Thing She Almost Did” by Blythe Baird. Congratulations Blythe!

Blythe’s forthcoming book, IF MY BODY COULD SPEAK (Feb 2019), is now available for pre-order!


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Note: This countdown list only covers a small fraction of the brilliant artists who let us share their work on our channel this year, and is by no means a definitive list of the “best” poems, simply the ones that got the most views. Take some time and check out more from the past year on our channel.



And while you’re here, make sure to check out our other books and merch as well, including our awesome t-shirts and posters, and books by Rudy Francisco, Rachel Wiley, Neil Hilborn, Phil Kaye, and our newest release from Andrea Gibson!

Best of Button Week 179

“For a moment, we are together again, two aliens trying to find home, and then you leave, and I ask questions to an empty room.”

Don’t miss this week’s Best of Button playlist, featuring the top-viewed recent videos on the Button YouTube Channel. Today’s additions: Phil Kaye, Blythe Baird, and Arianna Giorgio. Congrats poets!

Want to be featured on Button Poetry? Check out our 2018 Video Contest, OPEN NOW – August 31st 2018!

Keep an eye out for Phil’s debut book, DATE & TIME, dropping 9/18 on the Button press! Pre-order 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 Hanif Abdurraqib, Donte Collins, Melissa Lozada-Oliva, William Evans, and our newest release from Neil Hilborn!

Blythe Baird – “The Kindest Thing She Almost Did”


Featuring at Icehouse.

“When she tells me that she loves me and that she has a lying problem on the same day, I know I am completely and utterly fucked.”

Don’t miss this phenomenal poem from Blythe Baird, featuring at Icehouse in Minneapolis.

Want to be featured on Button? Check out our 2018 Video Contest, open now, August 1st – August 31st 2018!

While you’re here, head over to the Button store to check out our books and merch, Olivia Gatwood, Donte Collins, Sabrina Benaim, Rachel Wiley, & our newest release from Neil Hilborn!

Blythe Baird – “For The Rapists Who Called Themselves Feminist” (1M Views!)

“You call this rape culture, I call it this morning.”

Congratulations to Blythe Baird on topping 1,000,000 views on this powerful poem!



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 Hanif Abdurraqib, Olivia Gatwood, Donte Collins, Melissa Lozada-Oliva, William Evans, Rudy Francisco, Guante, Rachel Wiley, and our newest release from Neil Hilborn!

Blythe Baird – “Yet Another Rape Poem” (100K Views!)

“I’ve noticed that people only stopped calling me victim and started calling me survivor when I stop talking about it.”

Congratulations to Blythe Baird on topping 100,000 views on this wonderful poem. Watch more videos from Blythe 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 Hanif Abdurraqib, Olivia Gatwood, Donte Collins, Melissa Lozada-Oliva, William Evans, Rudy Francisco, Guante, Rachel Wiley, and our newest release from Neil Hilborn!